Posts Tagged: tropic of cancer

Baja’s Tropic of Cancer

Once a year, on the summer solstice (June 21st this year), the sun is directly overhead at the Tropic of Cancer line of latitude, giving us the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. On this day, the Earth’s axis is tilted most closely toward the sun. The Tropic of Cancer runs through… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: Baja Monuments

The Baja California peninsula is full of various monuments and sculptures representing the region’s rich and varied history and culture. Be sure to check out some of our favorite monuments on your next peninsula road trip.   Monumento Mexico at Glorieta Independencia Location: Paseo de los Heroes, Tijuana, BC (map link) Significance: The Mexico Monument,… Read more »