DEC
17
2014

La Ventana

With a couple of weeks left to bumble about Baja before we hit the ferry for the mainland, we left to try out a place we’ve never visited before—La Ventana. Kiteboard capital of Baja, I believe. I checked it out on Google Earth the night before and found a picture of the
DEC
15
2014

La Paz Beaches

Playa Tecolote is at the end of the road through La Paz. A collection of very small, very rickety restaurants, and a half mile of dunes and raw beach where anybody is free to pull up and stay as long as they like. When we were here in the past it was always very windy, which was
DEC
13
2014

Five Years

Ouest turned five today. She has been looking forward to this birthday for months and months. Eventually we had to put up a calendar and let her cross off the days as they ticked by. Part of her excitement no doubt came from us telling her that we didn’t want her to grow up
DEC
11
2014

Loreto to La Paz

We spent a few days in Loreto where I had big plans to hit up El Rey’s fish taco restaurant. Awesome fish tacos that I always look forward to, and yet somehow I didn’t manage a single one on this trip. First we were too late, then it was Sunday, then we were too
DEC
08
2014

Beaches and Towns

We stopped off in the town of Mulegé for a few hours to buy some fresh food and fill up the water tanks. From there it was just a short drive further on to Bahia Concepción. There we were able to park fifteen feet from the water on any one of a dozen beaches. Starfish were
DEC
03
2014

San Ignacio

At one of our road side pit stops we took a walk that wound through a field of cactus, shrubs, and funky trees. Our kids are well aware of the dangers of cactus—Lowe has been warning us to watch out for cactus since before he was two—but on this particular stop we ran into all