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Old 03-29-2014, 03:22 PM   #1
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Baja 2014 Trip Report

I've finally found some time to put together a trip report of my Baja adventure last month!

http://octopup.org/baja2014

Yes, the big stuck, tire delamination, and engine fire weren't the only fun I had Below are some highlights, but the full trip story is here.





The aerial photos were taken with my DJI Phantom quadcopter carrying a GoPro Hero2 camera.

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Old 03-29-2014, 03:28 PM   #2
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I only saw five Sportsmobiles on my trip...
  • Two were in the city of Cabo San Lucas.[/*:m:2sshj3tt]
  • I passed by a convoy of two vans heading south on Febuary 20th (or so). Waved.[/*:m:2sshj3tt]
  • And I spotted this silver 4x4 with California plates parked at Playa Requeson on Bahia Concepcion the morning of February 20. I wanted to say hi, but the occupants weren't around.[/*:m:2sshj3tt]



Were these Sportsmobiles any of you here on the forum?

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Old 03-29-2014, 03:47 PM   #3
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Nice pics. What kind of aquatic life is that in the water?
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Nice pics. What kind of aquatic life is that in the water?
Grey whale I leaned over the edge of the whale-watching boat and plunged my waterproof camera into the water, taking a whole bunch of blind shots. That's the best photo I got. At Laguna San Ignacio.

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Old 03-29-2014, 04:36 PM   #5
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Couldn't get a grasp of scale. Nice shot
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Looking more closely at my photo, I think that's the whale tail fin, and some other fish in the foreground.

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Fantastic and thanks for sharing. I really want to do the same, just need time. How long did you take for the trip?

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Fantastic and thanks for sharing. I really want to do the same, just need time. How long did you take for the trip?

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That was 2 weeks south of the border. At least you live a day's drive closer to Baja than I do!
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I only saw five Sportsmobiles on my trip...[*]I passed by a convoy of two vans heading south on Febuary 20th (or so). Waved.

Were these Sportsmobiles any of you here on the forum?

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The convoy was Pschitt and myself
We spend one month in Baja and meet with the forum trip in San Ignacio.


That was a quick round trip you made

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That was a quick round trip you made
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Never enough time... Someday I'll have a month to play with!

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