Posts Tagged: santo tomas

Antigua Ruta del Vino: Baja’s Historic Wine Route


By Jennifer Kramer While the popularity of Baja wine has just taken hold with the rest of the world in the past decade, wine has been made commercially in Baja California for over 125 years. The Valle de Guadalupe has been coined Baja’s “Ruta del Vino” and even those who have not yet visited, have… Read more »

The Spanish Missions on the California Peninsula: #23, Santo Tomás de Aquino (1791-1849)

Santo Tomás de Aquino Mission Baja California

  By David Kier www.vivabaja.comCo-author of ‘The Old Missions of Baja & Alta California, 1697-1834’  The future site for the fifth Dominican Baja California mission was discovered in 1769 and named San Francisco Solano, by Franciscan Padre Juan Crespí. In April, 1785, ‘San Solano’ was visited by Dominican Padre Luis Sales and a party of soldiers… Read more »