Posts Tagged: kayaking

Springtime In Bahía de los Ángeles

By Graham Mackintosh Exactly 43-years ago, on a visit from England, I hitched the length of the Baja peninsula and fell totally under its spell. When I arrived in Bahía de los Ángeles and gazed out at the beautiful bay with its many islands I was blown away with its beauty. My feelings haven’t changed… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: Best Social Distancing Adventures in Baja

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The Baja California peninsula is a great place for getting off the grid and practicing social distancing. Here are some of our favorite activities for getting out and about while staying safely physically distanced from other people.     Hiking Around Rosarito Location: Rosarito, BC Why We Love It: Many people don’t know that there… Read more »

Paddle to Isla Coronado

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By Graham Mackintosh The cone-shape volcano at the north end of Smith Island, or Isla Coronado, is a familiar sight for visitors to Bahía de los Ángeles. I’d been around the five mile-long island several times by boat enjoying multiple finback whale encounters, but I’d never set foot on the island. I planned to put… Read more »

Kayaking Loreto to La Paz, Part II

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Part 2: Santa Marta to La Paz By Graham Mackintosh Seen from the perspective of a kayak, the coast between Agua Verde and La Paz is often beautiful and colorful with numerous high cliffs and challenging headlands. Sharing one protected headland—San Telmo—with the sailboat Schatzi, I made radio contact and was glad to make the… Read more »

Kayaking Loreto to La Paz

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Part 1: Loreto to Santa Marta By Graham Mackintosh Over the last three years I’ve been kayaking the Sea of Cortez, usually in October and November. I began in Bahía Gonzaga, and the first stage took me to Bahía de los Ángeles. The second, from LA Bay to Bahía Concepción. And last year I paddled… Read more »

Waste My Day: Baja Adventure Videos

Warning! You could waste your entire day if you start this post on Baja adventures over land and sea. Find your favorite adventure, explore new ones, or thrill to an armchair adventure: racing, biking, fishing, diving, kayaking, spearfishing, hiking, and herping (yes, herping) among them. Enjoy!   On the road Let’s start with episode 9… Read more »