These are our favorite Baja plants! And lucky us, many of these plants live in Texas too, so we get to see them year round. All photos taken at Big Bend National Park in West Texas.… Read More Our Favorite Baja Flora. Also Plants.
La Paz is tucked inside a protected, north facing point on the Golfo de California, or Sea of Cortez. This is the ocean that Jacques Cousteau famously referred to as “the world’s aquarium” for its diversity and abundance of sea life. While they live in the open sea, whale sharks feed and give birth seasonally at several costal sites worldwide. These large gatherings near shore are referred to as aggregates. La Paz is one such feeding site, with juvenile whale sharks visiting here from winter to late spring each year.… Read More Swimming with Whale Sharks in Baja
In January I was lucky enough to be back in Todos Santos, and lucky enough that while wasting time scrolling through Facebook (not recommended but sometimes useful) I saw the announcement that Tortugueros Las Playitas A.C. was doing a turtle release that very evening. I showed up about 5 minutes before the designated release time… Read More Saving Baby Turtles with Tortugueros Las Playitas A.C.
By taking care of any living being, we take care of ourselves. On our last trip to Scorpion Bay, we were honored to spend some time touring this ranch for rescue horses with our new friend, Earthquake. Inspiring as f*ck.… Read More Rescue Horses of San Juanico: A Photo Tour of Hearts Help Horses
This short day trip from Scorpion Bay incorporates a little off-road adventure as well as one of Baja’s oldest Missions. If you’re ready to tackle this as we did, we recommend a high-clearance vehicle, and yes – we did use the 4×4 once.… Read More Day Trippin’ from Scorpion Bay: The San Juanico – Comondu – Purisima Loop
Blanquita is the name of my truck and man, did she pull through! Here’s the story of our travels from Austin to Southern Baja, accompanied by photos from the road.… Read More Road Trip Log: The Journey from Austin to Southern Baja in Photos
When I think of adventure travel I also think of sleeping in a dusty tent after a long day, eating pre-packaged, freeze dried camp food. Of course, some trips somewhere require that, but not ours! Although all our trips are different, there are two elements that are steady every time: luxury lodging and good food.… Read More Oh but the Food…
We hosted a trip to Todos Santos for 7 days of surf and yoga with a group of wonderful folks from Texas and Indiana in February of 2016. Thanks to Mario Surf School, all our beginner surfers stood up on their first day! As the days went on, and the swell subsided, our surfers graduated… Read More Todos Santos 2016