Travel Blogs from Baja California Sur, Mexico

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Beautiful Baja California, La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico travel blog

Beautiful Baja California

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... is chaotic as everyone described. I withdrew some mexican pesos and booked the ABC bus to La Paz at the southern tip of Baja California. The overnight bus ride was COLD! with air-conditioning full blast. The mexican buses were better than Greyhouds in the ...

No news is, well...No news., Los Barriles, Mexico travel blog

No news is, well...No news.

A travel blog entry by mother.ship

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A travel blog really should be written if one is actually traveling.  I am sitting... sitting and reading...treading water.  That really doesn't qualify as travel.  Yesterday was a great day for sitting and reading and treading ...

ahhhhhbajaaa, Los Barriles, Mexico travel blog

ahhhhhbajaaa

A travel blog entry by mother.ship

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I just love coming into Hotel Buena Vista.  It's like a breath of fresh, hot humid, sweaty (translate: not dried out wrinkled skin)  familiar air.  The kids are happy, not excited...it's an easy, peaceful, easy feelin'...  They did ...

What day is this?, Los Barriles, Mexico travel blog

What day is this?

A travel blog entry by mother.ship

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One day really does just blend into another.  The way I try to figure out what day it is is by an accounting of the mornings that have passed.  Morning one was coffee on the beach.  Morning two...slept until almost 9:00, 9:00!  Never ...

Billy to the rescue, Los Barriles, Mexico travel blog

Billy to the rescue

A travel blog entry by camryna

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Early Today, Ed went to the airport to pick up Billy. Heather and I took the quad into town and went geocaching. It was an experience and a half. The geocache was located in an R.V park. It was a cute cache and was disguised as a birdhouse. We talked to ...

Stranded in Baja, Los Barriles, Mexico travel blog

Stranded in Baja

A travel blog entry by camryna

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... along the shoreline. The truck update:  We have two options. 1. To tow the truck from Los Barriles to San Diego, California, where we will hopefully would be able to get it repaired. 2. Fly our Quesnel mechanic Billy, down to Los Barriles, to fix ...

English teacher, Ed, Los Barriles, Mexico travel blog

English teacher, Ed

A travel blog entry by camryna

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Today we had a productive day. After struggling forever with my comma section in English, I finally finished it with a little help from my English teacher, Dr. Marshall. He would make such a great teacher! After finishing my homework, we all tripled it ...

Journey Malfunction, Los Barriles, Mexico travel blog

Journey Malfunction

A travel blog entry by camryna

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... . ! I was so exited to finally have Ed's steak. Surprisingly San Jose has a Costco. That rather tells you how commercialized Mexico is getting. We picked up our groceries and we got enough food to feed an army. After our hard work grocery shopping, we ...

Truck's speed is now 105 km/h, Los Barriles, Mexico travel blog

Truck's speed is now 105 km/h

A travel blog entry by camryna

Today we all spent most of the day researching for a mechanic in Cabo to fix the truck. Turns out that Mexico is not too updated on the diesel exhaust fluid system, as it is not required here. Later that day, Ed and I took the quad to a restaurant in Los ...

Sad day of fishing, Los Barriles, Mexico travel blog

Sad day of fishing

A travel blog entry by camryna

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... 1900 there were six times more fish in the ocean than in 2009. Although, I believe that catch and release is becoming more popular in Baja. We did not catch anything. I went swimming, and tried to spot fish for Ed but there were none. Except we did see a ...

Second day, same as the first..., Los Barriles, Mexico travel blog

Second day, same as the first...

A travel blog entry by mother.ship

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The beauty of this place is the predictability of it.  It goes like this.  Dad wakes first and gets the coffee equipment and heads down to the beach.  Nate wakes next but somehow has the N8 knowledge to wait and let me get up and wander ...

Whale watching from my bedroom window, Los Barriles, Mexico travel blog

Whale watching from my bedroom window

A travel blog entry by camryna

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I was not feeling too good, but I bucked up and still had a good day. Ed drove to Cabo, to try to fix the truck situation. After failing miserably, he came back and now the truck can only go 89 km soon to be 7 km. Ed's hair is getting grayer by the ...

Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico travel blog

Loreto

A travel blog entry by camryna

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We finally got to our house that we rented in Loreto. The village is very friendly and reminds me a lot of Sun Peaks. The house is Amazing. I love the layout of it. I wish we could stay longer, but in two days, we have a house rented in Los Barriles. We ...

Los Barilles, Los Barriles, Mexico travel blog

Los Barilles

A travel blog entry by camryna

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Today we left our neat little house and headed to Los Barilles. The drive was long but was not too bad since there are always new things to look at. We stopped at a sketchy little auto store along the way to pick up exhaust fluid. Heather and I doubted ...

Bahia Tortugas,Baja California, Bahia  Tortugas,Baja California Sur, Mexico travel blog

Bahia Tortugas,Baja California

A travel blog entry by windstrutter

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Wow!What a place.photos coming tomorrow.I'm in an amzing place.it feels like a spaghetti western and Tony has the hat!I'll be catching up with our cruising so far tomorrow,as comms are few and far between.We've seen whales,seals,sunfish,and thousands of ...

Hola from Bahia de Tortuga, Mexico!, Bahia de Tortuga, Mexico travel blog

Hola from Bahia de Tortuga, Mexico!

A travel blog entry by winterhawk

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... our course. After lunch we decided we should try to catch a fish.  In the bio we submitted with our application to the Baja Ha-Ha, we dedicated the trip to the memory of Rocket.  Rocket was our dachshund (wiener dog) who loved to fish.  He ...

Islas San Benitos and Bahia Tortugas, Bahia  Tortugas, Baja California Sur, Mexico travel blog

Islas San Benitos and Bahia Tortugas

A travel blog entry by windstrutter

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Some of the places we anchored: Colonet,in which the anchorage is a colonade of desert red and brown sandstone cliffs between two arroyos,which appera to look like a nose from above,with the nostrils!Here we witnessed an amazing sunset and at the same ...

Puerto Escondido,the Hidden Port, Puerto Escondido,Baja California Sur, Mexico travel blog

Puerto Escondido,the Hidden Port

A travel blog entry by windstrutter

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Tony just rang,finally!After 5 days.I know that doesn't seem long ,but I know better than most that a lot can happen in 1day at sea! They've just arrived at Puerto Escondido (the Hidden Port),which was another stop on the Steinbeck trip (Log from the ...

Volcan las Tres Virgenes, El Mezquital, Mexico travel blog

Volcan las Tres Virgenes

A travel blog entry by beattie_family

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... featured heavily in our travels so far. I suppose we shouldn't have been surprised, therefore,  to find that much of Baja is volcanic. The weird landscape of the Vizcaino Biosphere Reserve in particular is full of giant piles what looks like black or ...

Pachio's Grey whales, Laguna San Ignacio, Mexico travel blog

Pachio's Grey whales

A travel blog entry by beattie_family

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Pachico was the first human to be chosen by the whales for friendly contact. Out fishing one day, a huge whale swam towards his boat and to his astonishment came close enough to look him on the eye. The whale persisted, swimming around the boat and ...

just music, no travels, Ciudad Constitución, Mexico travel blog

just music, no travels

A travel blog entry by nacrobat

And I pull back from the abyss, I pull back... On heavy rotation on the phone right now is "Has God Seen My Shadow? An Anthology 1989 - 2011" by ex Screaming Trees front man Mark Lanegan. And I've heard it's most wonderful chilling out with headphones ...

Finally, Baja California Sur, Mexico travel blog

Finally

A travel blog entry by cabobound

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First. These were all taken on our last day of the trip. Not Cabo. After leaving at 7 sharp on Monday morning we are trekking SE to the most picturesque portion of the trip. After going thru a lot of(about 175 miles) of pretty flat desert and plains we ...

Entering the sea coastline, Baja California Sur, Mexico travel blog

Entering the sea coastline

A travel blog entry by cabobound

We are headed straight down hill. This cannot capture our ...

Topes and toilet paper, Baja California Sur, Mexico travel blog

Topes and toilet paper

A travel blog entry by johnandjerry

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So we have been in Baja California Sur, Mexico just over a week now and, other than some dental work in TJ a few years ago, this is both our first trip to "Mexico".  It has been different; overall a good experience.  We never felt unsafe, mostly ...

Isla Margarita, Isla Magdalena Baja California Sur, Mexico travel blog

Isla Margarita

A travel blog entry by alexiahemphill

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Last thursday we went to Isla Magdalena:) Im a little late writing this because I was really sick all weekend, basically there was an epidemic on campus nbd, but Im sure you dont want me to get into the gross details of that. If you dont know Magdalena ...

Directed Research with Whales..yes please!!, San Carlos Baja California Sur, Mexico travel blog

Directed Research with Whales..yes please!!

A travel blog entry by alexiahemphill

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My directed research project works with whales!! ahh!!:) so stoked! To be more specific I'm doing how whales and dolphins interact with boat traffic with Bahia Magdalena. It should be really interesting because I can possible do some qualitative research ...

Long night....delightfully slow day, Buenavista, Mexico travel blog

Long night....delightfully slow day

A travel blog entry by mother.ship

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In the past 17 years of motherhood, I've had only a couple of nights when I've, in the delirium of sleeplessness, wondered if my sick child was going to die.  Last night was one of those nights.  Nate was so sick, with such a  high ...

Another tequila sunrise...., Buenavista, Mexico travel blog

Another tequila sunrise....

A travel blog entry by mother.ship

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Please...don't get me wrong.  No tequila was actually ingested during the sunrises depicted in this journal...a little rum maybe... but NO tequila. I find myself without much to write in the Mexi-blog because so little travel journal stuff really ...

Green Water and Wind Don't Mix, Puerto Agua Verde, Mexico travel blog

Green Water and Wind Don't Mix

A travel blog entry by ashika

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As I sit on the back deck, (technically the poop deck) in my folding deck chair with a spiked pineapple drink in a plastic cup watching Dois barbeque burgers while a light wind blows accross the turquois waters of San Evaristo, I can't ...

A real great memory, Baja California Sur, Mexico travel blog

A real great memory

A travel blog entry by cabobound

Bay of ...

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