Posts Tagged: road

Toll Road to Ensenada Reopened

  After nearly a year of being closed, the toll road to Ensenada reopened late in the afternoon of Tuesday, Dec. 16th. Baja California Governor, Francisco Vega de Lamadrid, was present at the ceremony to inaugurate the reopened road as was Mexico’s Secretary of Communications and Transportation, Gerardo Ruiz Esparza. The stretch of road between La Fonda… Read more »

Hurricane Odile Effects in Scorpion Bay

By Scorpion Bay Hotel On Sunday, September 14th, 2014, Hurricane Odile made history by being the strongest hurricane on record to make landfall on Mexico’s Baja California peninsula.  As a Category 3 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 125 mph, Odile slammed into Cabo San Lucas and all of Baja Sur causing widespread power outages, wind damage… Read more »

Directions to Ensenada via the Free Road Detour

***For more Baja driving directions, please see www.discoverbaja.com/go/driving-directions*** Due to a collapse of part of the scenic toll road at Salsipuedes in December 2013, traffic between La Misión and Ensenada is currently being rerouted inland on the free road. The road is well‐paved throughout but is two lanes and can be steep and windy at times… Read more »