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Sea turtle monitoring
National Geographic Adventure picks Baja Sea Turtle Conservation tour as a Top 10 Trip that Gives Back In its Top 10 Adventure Trips that Give Back, National Geographic Adventure features one of …
Feliz Navidad in La Paz!
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Lynessa Nelson
It was interesting to experience the Christmas atmosphere in Mexico around the holidays.  It was an odd combination of somber tradition and flamboyant fiesta.  We noticed the bright …
Matt & I on the beach in Todos Santos
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Lynessa Nelson
Todos Santos is located about an hour drive south of La Paz on the freeway.  Navigating the highways on the Baja was relatively easy. The one we took down the coast was the main freeway and the …
Gorgeous beach at Balandra
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Lynessa Nelson
We spent a couple days relaxing in La Paz, exploring the town, and getting our bearings.  Then we set out to find a beach we'd heard about from our friends - Balandra Beach.  It's …
walking along Espiritu Santo Island
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Lynessa Nelson
As I mentioned before one of the main reasons we chose Posada LunaSol was for the convenience of going on day tours.  One morning we met our group in front of the hotel and our guides outfitted …
Biking along the Malecon
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Lynessa Nelson
We chose our hotel Posada LunaSol because of three main factors.   1) It was affordable. 2) They owners ran a tour company for day trips around Baja. 3) It was close to the Malecon, or the …
Celebrating the Christmas season with my mug
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Lynessa Nelson
Every time we go on vacation it takes a couple days to unwind and relax completely.  We left Montana with a flurry of emails, check-ins with family, and "To Do" lists laid out on the …
La Paz beach
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Julia Kocubinski
After a couple days in Cabo San Lucas, we were ready to head north to La Paz. I’ve been to Cabo a few times growing up, and I am sad to see it has turned from a small fishing village to a …
Sunset on Espiritu Santo Island
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Julia Kocubinski
We spent three nights camping at Bahia Candelero on Espiritu Santo Island, just off the shore of La Paz in the Sea of Cortez. Our three days were filled with kayaking, snorkeling, fishing, hiking and …
Baby whale in Magdalena Bay
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Julia Kocubinski
We had come to Baja a few times before, but always to do the typical touristy things - deep sea fishing was our most "adventurous" activity we ever planned. We never had been whale-watching …
Whale shark snorkeling in La Paz
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Julia Kocubinski
As we said goodbye to our beautiful private camp at Candelero Bay on Espiritu Santo Island, we hoped our adventure wasn't over just yet. Jorge took us for a little tour of the southern part of …
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Roy Whitworth
Left Omar at 7 am from Mulege  up the coast through Santa Rosalia and drove through San Ignacio to Guerrero Nero which is famous for the whales giving birth.  Was running a …
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Roy Whitworth
  I thought Cabo was a lot closer to La Paz and ended up running out of fuel on the highway 24 km outside Cabo. Three people stopped to help and they gave me some gas and finally rolled into …
Heading to open waters
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Laura Cahill
Heading to open waters The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.  - Jacques-Yves Cousteau Nestled between the Baja California Peninsula and mainland Mexico is …
Beach time!
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Laura Cahill
On our drive from Los Cabos to Todos Santos, we stopped along the highway at one of the few swimmable beaches on the Pacific side of Southern Baja, Playa Los Cerritos. We found a quaint hotel and …
The group eager, but a little scared to learn more about this infamous spirit
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Laura Cahill
Our group met early in the evening in the One & Only Palmilla's herb garden - a quite peaceful locale on the property. The herbs used in the hotel's restaurants are grown here. The aromas …
My Junior Suite at the One & Only
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Laura Cahill
I have given in to luxury. I decided this after my 60-minute massage in a fluffy cotton robe lounging in a private cabana in a lush tropical garden sipping orange water. I returned to my ocean front …
A family walks the beach in La Paz
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Elizabeth Conway
Aaron and the kids, Gabs, Samuel & Faye, strolling the boardwalk in La Paz, Baja -- while I hang back with the camera to capture the cuteness. The boardwalk in La Paz's Malecon district is ideal …
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Elizabeth Conway
Good morning and good-bye Magdalena Bay. Thanks for treating the Conway family so well. I strolled the beach with my companions: a steaming cup of coffee and a groggy four-year-old Faye. It was …
My son with the turtle
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Elizabeth Conway
A sea turtle meets a Samuel on Baja's Magdalena Bay Turtle monitoring begins! The camp buzzed with energy. The turtle monitoring was a much anticipated highlight of our Baja camping adventure …
Family kayaking fun in the Sea of Cortez
Author
Elizabeth Conway
The family that sea kayaks together, stays together. It was by lucky circumstance that our guide, Pedro, was joining us for more of our Mexico travels and we were delighted to have his …
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Elizabeth Conway
5 bags, 3 kids, 2 parents, 1 yoga mat, 2 life jackets, 5 sets of snorkeling gear, 11 days of camping gear ... and a partridge in a pear tree -- the Conways are finally Baja bound! The Conway …

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