Posts Tagged: La Purísima

Trip Report: Bahía Concepción to La Purísima and San Juanico

By Carla King From Mulegé to Scorpion Bay I strapped my paddleboard to the roof rack and threw some basic camping gear into the Tacoma to explore the off-pavement route west to San Juanico, also called Scorpion Bay. It’s a protected, south-facing bay famous with surfers for its regular point breaks but I looked forward… Read more »

An Off-Road Exploration of San Juanico, San José Comondú, and La Purísima

Mission San Jose de Comondu, Baja, BCS, Mulege, Loreto

By Carla King Travelers who visit us in Posada Concepción study our atlas trying to find a good route across the peninsula to San Juanico, San José Comondú, and La Purísima. All the roads look a little iffy, and they are. Weather and lack of maintenance can make it slow going and practically impassable even for 4x4s… Read more »

The Spanish Missions on the California Peninsula: #6, La Purísima Concepción de Cadegomó (1720-1822)

  By David Kier www.vivabaja.com Co-author of ‘The Old Missions of Baja & Alta California, 1697-1834’  The sixth California mission was founded on January 1, 1720 by Jesuit Padre Nicolás Tamaral at a site originally discovered in 1712 by Padre Piccolo while exploring southwest from Mulegé. The mission prospered for several years and the Cochimí Indian… Read more »