38 Day Baja Tour Underway

38 Day Baja Tour Underway

November 14, 2017 – Have to say this years 38 Day Tour really started with a bang, literally, as thunder, lighting and heavy rain engulfed our orientation 15 minutes after we started, it was quite a show. Oscar and Barbara were not in attendance as their exhaust manifold broke on Motorhome they arrived in, so they headed for repairs in San Diego. Robin and Cicely were late as tire pressure problems persisted after the installation of sensors, it seems installed incorrectly. The morning had gone much smoother, we completed the permit process in record time and were only delayed slightly when the US Customs agent wanted some extra facetime with Guy.
Day 1 was a much calmer start. Our eager group headed out from

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The Tropic of Cancer

The Tropic of Cancer

Mulege was beautiful this time of year and we enjoyed the tour of the town and taking pictures of the view from above the mission.  There was an art show in town that was fabulous with one of a kind paintings and jewelry and embroidered blouses, table cloths etc.            We […]

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San Javier Mission is a "must see" on Baja

San Javier Mission is a “must see” on Baja

Santispec Beach camping was amazing as usual.  We were blessed with warm weather and great company.  Our close knit group got together with a potluck dinner of salmon, salads of various types, taquitos, and wine. The next night we ate at the local restaurant with a choice of scallops, ribs, or shrimp and choice of […]

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We went to visit Luis & Cindy when we were in Loreto

Our February Tours Begin

February 11, 2017 – Today is Day 1 on our 3rd February tour which Lisa and I are leading. Jim & Deb are two days ahead of us and Larry & Janet two days ahead of them. Baja Amigos has 3 groups with over 20 RVs on Baja this month. February is very busy for Baja RV Caravans, 9 operating this month with a total 5 different companies.

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Whale watching was the highlight today!

Whale watching was the highlight today!

We arrived at Fidels campground and had a wonderful fire along with wine, brie warmed up on crackers and cheese, avocado, sliced oranges, and hot dogs. Everyone enjoyed the almost full moon and great company. We then went to Malarrimo’s and had our hot showers and a group dinner that was optional. They sell a […]

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La Buffadora the Villarino RV Park and the Tequila and Grill Restaurant

La Buffadora the Villarino RV Park and the Tequila and Grill Restaurant

What a great first day!  We travelled from Potrero Park to Villarino RV Park.  Shortly after arriving we waited together for the bus to take us to La Buffadora blowhole. The wait was worth it. The grand finale was the best food at Tequila and Grill Restaurant above on the hill that we all walked […]

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Kirsty, Sophie & Jason

San Diego to Surrey to Santispac

January 9, 2017 – Happy New Year (Feliz Anos Neuvo) everyone this is my first Blog of 2017 following our fall 38 Day tour.

This year we flew home for Xmas on December 22 which we had not done for some time. Lisa is not a fan of flying but is amazing what can be accomplished with a couple of pills and glasses of wine. We had to leave Lulu behind in a kennel, this actually cost us more than our camping fees, not bad care for a rescued Baja dog. The flight was uneventful and quick, no stops and took us about 3 hours once we got in the air. Danny & Heather picked us up at the airport, unfortunately we drove straight into rush hour, oh well, it was good to be back.

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This was a WOW Sunrise on the day we left Bahia de Los Angeles

Back from Baja – Heading Home for Christmas

December 16, 2016 –  Mulege, 2nd day was about the visit to town, banking, shopping for stuff, good chat with Claudia and Miguel, groceries and water, a little breezy but warm, never saw Don, wanted to offer our condolences as Nancy passed away earlier in the year, we are sure they were married for more than 50 years. 

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Not many have this Hockey Jersey

Mulege Nortbound

December 8, 2016 -On our last day in Los Barriles we had dinner at El Gecko’s
  and Barry & Viv joined us as our guests, by all accounts everyone enjoyed the experience, we will be back. We did get 5 of the 8 RVs washed, lots of work and Jorge has a much better idea of what resources are needed on our return for the next group.  Overall the gang enjoyed their stay at Baja Sunrise and many wished we could have stayed another night. We were off the next day Pescadero bound heading to Los Cerritos.

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Gang at Rancho Verde

Los Barriles – A New Stop For Baja Amigos

November 28, 2016 – On our last day in Loreto we hosted our Baja Fiesta dinner at the Giggling Dolphin. Even though Sunday was a holiday Ubaldo opened just for us. As usual he was a wonderful host and our group had an evening to remember. The musicians performed many fan favourites, the food was tasty and the evening just perfect. After we took a drive up the main drag to the highway and check out the xmas light decorations on the cactus and shrubs, very festive indeed.

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Off to see the Whale Sharks

Viva Mexico! – Viva Revolution!

November 20, 2016 – We arrived in Loreto from Playa Santispac before lunch on November 18th, a beautiful, short and uneventful drive, the best kind. Everyone enjoyed our beach time at Playa Santipac as calm seas, warm water, sunny skies, hot temperatures and little wind made the experience as good as it gets. Interesting the […]

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Our fall 38 Day Tour

Welcome to the Baja 2016-2017 Season

November 14, 2016 – Well, our tour has started and we have great weather and a great gang. Our trip thru Tecate was smooth, maybe even record time. The road work seems to be finished in town however you are no longer able to drive to church as there is a walking plaza now on the roadway. All is clearly marked with good signage. The last old 11 km on Hwy 3 in under construction, about km 85 thru 74, another 6 months and this will be complete.

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Our Kansas freinds joined the Baja Amigos team this season

Baja Amigos 2016-2017 Season Begins

November 3, 2016 – Hard to believe we have been doing this for 7 years and counting, now starting season 8. 36 tours, almost 400 Rvers and approximately 150,000 km driving on Baja.

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We enjoyed Roca Azul

Mexican Adventure is over, almost back to BC

April 10, 2016 – We are now sitting in Pendleton, Oregon at the Walmart on the last leg of our journey home. We will arrive in West Kelowna late this afternoon to see our granddaughter Sofie Grace for the first time, wow this has taken a long time.

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Half our gang heads home early from Queretaro

Spending Easter With Mexicans

March 26, 2016 – Ok I think I am back on track with my blog, yesterday we arrived at the Roca Azul RV Park on the shore of Lake Chapala approximately 40 m south of Guadalajara on Thursday, March 24. Roland & Janice lead the way and did a great job, flawless in fact, we left from Guanajuato at 8am and sailed across great roads and wonderful scenery until our arrival at about 2pm. We are here for 4 nights in total and collectively decided to take a pass on Guadalajara, honestly we are all tired.

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We have not seen each other for 30 years

Baja Amigos in Mexico City

March 19, 2016 – Still catching up on the Blog, we in a campground just outside San Miguel Allende arrived on the 16th of March (Hotel San Ramon & RV Park). This Blog will be about our Mexico City visit from March 10th until our departure March 15th.

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Baja Amigos-Welcome to Mexico City

Baja Amigos-Welcome to Mexico City

March 13, 2015 – We arrived in Mexico City on schedule on March 10 and I will talk about our fabulous experience and meeting old and new friends on the next Blog. A strong internet signal remains elusive at these RV Parks so I find myself catching up on our travels. Oaxaca Our journey from […]

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Roland caught onto the Boogey Board

Oaxaca at last!

March 1, 2016 – We have arrived in Oaxaco under sunny skies and warm temperatures yesterday lead bye Grant & Anita, quite a change since the hot steamy weather on the Pacific Coast we experienced. I have to say what a drive it was leaving before 8:00 am, arriving about 5:30 pm, a distance of only 260 km or just over 150 miles, unfortunately Bruce & Marian picked up a bolt just before our lunch break before Miahuatlan, with Grant’s help and impact gun they had it changed in no time. We climbed over 2500 meters (8500′) starting as soon as we left from Puerto Angel until we dropped into the valley at Miahuatlan. Beautiful vistas but endless switchbacks’, chalk it up to another memorable experience.

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What a site!

Baja Amigos Heading Upwards & West

February 21, 2016 – It has been over a week since I blogged about our journey, unfortunately we have not had access to the internet at the campgrounds we have been staying at. Communication issues are remedied somewhat now that we have arrived in San Cristobal, also located in Chiapas, led again by Rafael & […]

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Very scenic ruins in Tulum

Chetumal Caribbean Camping

February 11, 2016 – Our four days in Cancun were interesting, with some shopping, site seeing, eating out and more. On our arrival it was hot and humid, not so good for sleeping, better for drinking cold beverages. That did not last long and before you knew it we had clouds, rain and highs in […]

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Heading for Potrero in the morning

Heading for Potrero in the morning

Sunrise at Gonzaga Bay from Joes Palapa

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Camping on the Caribbean in Cancun

Camping on the Caribbean in Cancun

February 4, 2016 – After a 4 hour drive from the Cenote Cabana Suytun that included stops at PEMEX, Propane and Groceries we arrived at our destination, RV Park Mecoloco just north of town. Not surprisingly there is even a few RVs here, one from BC. At $200 pesos per night, across from the beach […]

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Uxmal was fabulous

Campeche Camping and more

January 28, 2016 – We had a truly wonderful visit to Campeche and our stay in the campground equally superb. Our walk on the Malecon was windy but warm as was our walk in the historic downtown core. Shortly after arriving in the Zocalo we jumped on an open trolley bus to see the sights, well worth the $100 pesos per person. They have done such a terrific job over the past 300 years preserving and enhancing the core of the original city surrounded by portions of the old Spanish fortress wall.

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Beach Party

Beach Party

Having a Great time!Cora with one lucky Iguana!   We had an appetizer party on the beach on Medano Beach  that included margarita’s, beer and wine.  Here is a picture of Sue and Mike is kicking  back on the beach.

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Echo Villa Campground in Campeche

We made it to the Yucatan

January 21, 2016 – On our second day in Catemaco we walked into town, the gang went a boat tour on the lake that included monkeys and crocodiles. Lisa and I stayed back and walked up to the Church and the main square which was very ornate inside. Later we headed back to the RV Park for a siesta and later a dip in the pool. The rest of the group returned later, they had a fun time on the tour and spread out for lunch. We decided to wait for the laundry which arrived at 8:30 pm, vacuum packed it seemed, then most walked into town for the re-opening of Malecon celebration that included a band and dancers from Mexico City. There were literally thousands of people, shoulder to shoulder and yes the entertainment was loud. On the way back to the RV Park we stopped for a drink at a bar on the lake that included a singer who clearly had been performing for many years, yes this was entertaining and we had fun.

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Gallery

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