Posts Tagged: sea of cortez

A Small Boat in a Big Sea

By Gary Graham—That Baja Guy “This was my introduction to small boating in the Sea of Cortez,” Ray Cannon wrote about the adventure of Bob Francis, Roy Francis, Martin Rothschild and Kenneth Anderson in their 16-foot boats, the Bloody Mary II and the San Francisco Babe, both powered by twin Johnson 35-hp outboards. “And the… 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 »

Searching for Steinbeck’s Sea of Cortez

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This spring, seventy-eight years ago, author John Steinbeck and his biologist friend Ed Ricketts explored the Baja coastline and its fertile tidepools, a stubbornly quirky project that he expected to be of little interest to the public. The result was his classic “The Log from the Sea of Cortez.” In 2000, journalist Andromeda Romano-Lax and… Read more »

Where to Stop in Bahía Concepción

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By Carla King | Updated 11/11/2018 Bahía Concepción (Conception Bay) is a bay within a bay on the Sea of Cortez about halfway down the peninsula. Many travelers plan a grand tour of Baja but get kind of stuck here—and not in a bad way! La Paz, Cabo, and Todos Santos can wait for mañana. I agree! This… Read more »