A Mystical Night in the Samalayuca Dunes near Juarez, Mexico
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A Mystical Night in the Samalayuca Dunes near Juarez, Mexico

I had major reservations about this adventure, and rightfully so.  It meant crossing the border from El Paso into Juarez and going south to the desolate Chihuahua Desert at night.  I was torn.  I wanted to experience the mysticism of the dunes, yet hesitant because of the known violence, including a National Geographic reporter being … Continue reading

Baja’s Backcountry Wine Wonderland
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Baja’s Backcountry Wine Wonderland

In the land of cervezas and tequilas, there’s a wine haven in the backcountry of Baja.   About an hour and a half south of San Diego is one of the hottest up-and-coming wine regions in the world.  My friend Kat lives in San Diego and introduced me to this wine world that had me at … Continue reading

La Bufadora
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La Bufadora

I’m taking you to a blowhole.  I know – you just say, “What?!?!”  La Bufadora is a marine geyser on the Punta Banda Peninsula in Baja California, Mexico.  My friend Kat and I ventured out from Ensenada on a beautiful Saturday morning.  She knows the area so I just got to sit back and take … Continue reading

Baja’s “Pueblo Magíco”
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Baja’s “Pueblo Magíco”

It’s an under-the-radar destination in Mexico that is flip flop funky.  This artist colony and surfing paradise nestled among ancient orchards of palm and fruit trees, with spectacular views overlooking white sand beaches and the Pacific Ocean about 45 minutes from Cabo San Lucas, is Cabo’s lesser known, not as refined, but naturally beautiful sister.  … Continue reading