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Old 03-16-2020, 11:35 AM   #1
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Four weeks in Baja

Some friends and I spend's the last two weeks in January and the first two weeks in February traveling around Baja. My van handles the rough and sometimes changing roads and washouts with ease. It was my first time there and found it to be an amazing place. I especially enjoyed being someplace sunny and warm instead of wet and cold. Am hoping to go back next year.

The full trip report is posted on our blog along with more photos.

Sunrise on Bahia Concepcion


Camped on the beach


So many beautiful beaches


Whale watching at Laguna Ojo de Liebre


Sunrise near Ensenada San Basilio


Bougainvillea in La Purisima


Sea of Cortez


Cave paintings


Boojum trees in bloom


Sunset on the way to Mission San Francisco de Borja
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Always enjoy Threads sharing journeys...compels many of us to get out to do the same, for me it helps narrow down what to do first when I qualify for retirement. Great Pic's! Will definitely view your Blog. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 03-16-2020, 07:13 PM   #3
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Great write-up

I just finished reading your blog write-up, which I really enjoyed, Thanks for sharing your great trip!
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Old 03-17-2020, 12:34 PM   #4
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Great photo-journey, Larrie!

Hope to get down there someday.
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Old 04-20-2020, 11:33 AM   #5
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The first episode of our trip to Baja California is now up on YouTube. Hope you enjoy it.

Baja California - Episode 1
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Good stuff Larrie - thanks!
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Old 04-21-2020, 03:01 PM   #7
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The first episode of our trip to Baja California is now up on YouTube. Hope you enjoy it.

Baja California - Episode 1
Nice! Thank you for sharing!

The Calamajue adobe ruins are faintly visible next to those rock walls, though they are pretty much completely melted away. At least they were when I last passed through 15 years ago:





The cactus forest (what I call it) you passed through after Calamajue on the way back to Highway 1 is one of my favorite areas of Baja.

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Nice, thanks for sharing.
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Old 04-21-2020, 10:35 PM   #9
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The adobe missions looks about the same today as in your photos.
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Can't wait for the world to settle down so I can go back to Baja, although next time I will have a new addition to the family!
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