Posts Tagged: baja california

Native Peoples and Native Plants of Baja California

By Michael Wilken-Robertson, author of Kumeyaay Ethnobotany: Shared Heritage of the Californias     For over ten thousand years, native peoples have made their homes in the rugged landscapes of the northern Baja California peninsula. Throughout this vast period, the natural environment changed dramatically as cool, moist climates of the late Ice Age gave way… Read more »

My Favorite Baja Memory

By Peter Jensen   When asked what my favorite memory of Baja is, the questioner usually expects a rambling story of the discovery of a long forgotten shipwreck somewhere along Baja’s 2,000 miles of scalloped coastline or among her many islands. After all, I have been researching, documenting, and even locating many of Baja’s shipwrecks… Read more »

December 2019 Baja Fishing Report

As winter settles in along the West Coast, anglers need to practice the “duck and cover” method of fishing: watch the local weather forecast before planning any last-minute trips. The Coronado Islands and flats and along the shore near the Tijuana Bull Ring usually shake off the winter storms and become fishable in a matter… Read more »

2019 Score Baja 1000

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The 52nd annual SCORE Baja 1000 will take place Nov. 19-24, 2019. The single loop race will begin and end in Ensenada. For more information: score-international.com    

November 2019 Baja Bulletin

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  New Tourist Tax in Baja California Sur On November 9, 2019, the state of Baja California Sur will begin charging a tax of $350 pesos (about $18.50 US) to foreign tourists staying for more than 24 hours. The tax will be payable at kiosks at the airports for visitors arriving by air. For visitors… Read more »

November 2019 Baja Fishing Report

  Only a handful of boats are fishing around the Coronados as the offshore continues to be the draw. The weather side of North Island is producing bonito and a few yellowtail for the patient anglers. The Islands are near the edge of the clean offshore water, which has made a big difference in whether… Read more »

October 2019 Baja Bulletin

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  Discover Baja Has Moved Offices! Just a reminder that we have moved offices! Our new address is 8322 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Suite 101-102, San Diego, CA 92111. We are located between Highways 805 and 163 and there is plenty of parking, even for motorhomes and towed units. We have giveaways for members who come… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: Baja Road Trip Pit Stops

The idiosyncrasies of Baja California come alive in the pit stops just off the highway located between the major destinations and towns. Here are some of our favorite stops to check out on your next road trip down the peninsula. After all, life is about the journey, not the destination.   Valle de los Gigantes… Read more »