Posts Tagged: el rosario

La Lobera

Baja wildlife and nature lovers will enjoy a fun side trip to La Lobera, a naturally-formed crater on the Pacific that is a “haulout site” for harbor seals. Located 47 kilometers south of San Quintín and 14 kilometers north of El Rosario, La Lobera makes a fun day trip from either destination or an interesting… Read more »

Excerpts from “Journal: Motorcycle Trip – Baja Peninsula”

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Part 1: San Ysidro > Bahía de los Ángeles   By Rick Albertson October 1: San Ysidro > Eréndira Crossed border, cleared customs by 9:00am. Beautiful ride to Ensenada. Stopped in tourist area for a wonderful breakfast: omelet, beans, potatoes, tortilla, milkshake. Thirty minute ride through dusty, smoggy traffic to clear town. Pretty ride through… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: 5 Budget-Friendly Baja Hotels

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There’s nothing we love more than a good Baja bargain. We’ve put together some of our favorite budget accommodations on the peninsula where you’ll get the value you deserve without breaking the bank (all of our picks are under US$40/night for double occupancy). Read more about some our favorite picks below and why we think… Read more »

The Spanish Missions on the California Peninsula: #19, Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Viñadaco (1774-1829)

By David Kier www.vivabaja.com Co-author of ‘The Old Missions of Baja & Alta California, 1697-1834’  El Rosario was the first California mission founded by the Dominican Order, just one year after assuming responsibility over a dozen Jesuit founded missions, and one founded by the Franciscans. The site for El Rosario was known to the Cochimí Indians… Read more »