Baja and the Gulf of California were born from crashing tectonic plates, erupting volcanoes and the violence of geology. They were created quickly, in the blink of an eye, and not very long ago. Geologically speaking.
The sea lions of Los Islotes near La Paz are so successful that two satellite colonies have already sprung up in the area. At a time when sea lion colonies are declining in other parts of the Sea of Cortez, what is making these guys so successful? Check it out!
Eliminate single-use plastics in Todos Santos y Pescadero. That idea doesn’t suck!
Botanists search for 15“lost” plants, all endemic to the Baja California peninsula, that had been collected between 1841 and 1985, but not seen since. Over 4,400 plant species and a 1,000 mile peninsula to search. What could possibly go right?!
Missionary vs medicine man. Local knowledge vs. global education. El Camino Real and the beginning of the end for the indians of Baja California Sur and the Jesuits who sought to save their souls.
The Blue-footed Boobies of Baja: May-December romances, liberated females, progressive males, bullies not allowed to flourish over others – check out the Baja lifestyle of our blue-footed friends!
It’s not enough to know the curative properties of our Baja plants, you have to know how to ask the plants for help. Find out how local healers fuse the power of the mind with the power of the plants to achieve emotional and physical health.
8 arms, 3 hearts, a huge brain and a body that’s so suffused with its nervous system that there’s no clear brain-body boundary. Imagine the things such a creature could get up to, then read about the amazing reality of the octopus.
As surely as the Statue of Liberty came from France, and the melody of the Star-Spangled Banner came from England, the American Cowboy came from Mexico. Juan Wayne would have been a more apt screen name for the Duke.