Bahía de los Angeles


We arrived in Bahía de los Angeles at noon.  I was excited to see Bahía de los Angeles again.  I have very fond memories of this place from a school trip I took during my graduate work in 2006.  Bahía de los Angeles is pretty much the same as it was before, a sleepy little coastal town.  There has been a little construction with the [...]



We left Bahía San Quintin in the afternoon and headed for Cataviña.  We drove through the Valle de los Cirios (Valley of the Boojums).  Boojum trees remind me of a Doctor Suess story with their crazy spikey trunks and wild growth forms.  The drive through the valley was pretty spectacular and hot, a true Baja experience.  We arrived in [...]

Bahía San Quintin

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We spent 25 June around Bahía San Quintin looking for coastal species.  Bahía San Quintin is a Ramsar site, which is a wetland of international importance.  The Ramsar convention is an intergovernmental treaty that provides a framework for conservation of wetlands.  Bahía San Qunitin is an important wintering site for Brant and many [...]

Baja – San Pedro Martir


The border crossing in Tecate was pretty easy.  After we clarified some misunderstandings with the immigration officer, we were across the border in no time and headed straight for Josh’s favorite Panaderia (bakery) in Tecate. The drive to San Pedro Martir was pretty mellow.  We stopped briefly at a couple of spots along the way and [...]