Baja California Travel Blog
Follow journalists from Fronteras: The Changing America Desk and partner station KPBS as they travel south into Mexico and down the Baja California peninsula. Jill Replogle, Katie Euphrat and Jose Luis Jiménez will share their experiences, observations and photos as they report on stories that are important to the region. Besides the blog, you can also follow their travels on the Fronteras Desk Facebook page and the @FronterasDesk Twitter feed with the hashtag #BajaTrip.
Read multimedia stories produced by journalists from the Fronteras Desk and partner station KPBS as they travel along the Baja California, Mexico peninsula reporting on development, the environment and other issues that transcend the border region in both countries.
We end our trip in Baja California soaking in the scenery one more time and reminiscing about our travels in Mexico.
A day filled with stunning views, fighting exhaustion and reflecting on Mexico.
El Valle de Guadalupe has grown dramatically in the last 10 years, thanks mostly to dedicated wine makers who love their work.
A day filled with bare vineyards, passionate vintners and some wine tasting, of course..
A day spent exploring contradictions along the Sea of Cortez: unspoiled nature, resort developments and old missions.
A day filled with blue water, blue sky and business blues.
We head to one of the most southern locations to watch California Gray Whales, Mexican style.
In San Juanico, Baja California Sur, it's the locals who want to develop the town for tourism, not the tourists who frequent it.
A day filled with green energy, potential greenbacks and green ideas at a surfing enclave.
Baja California's unique geography lends itself to some interesting food combinations, mostly based on what's harvested nearby.
Eating our way south on the Baja California peninsula, the food gets as unique as the landscapes it comes from.
Our Baja California Journey criss-crosses mountains as we head east to the Sea of Cortes and then back to the Pacific Ocean.
A day filled with volcanoes, virgins and vistas.
Our Baja California travels take us to a fishing village whose residents warned Mexico's gov't not to build a marina.
Our 2nd day is filled with hours of driving, dramatically different micro-climates and meeting the fishermen who were smarter than government experts. Oh, and did we mention driving?
Our travels into Baja California begin with a visit to immigration officials and end with a stunning view of the city at night.
A day filled with stunning coastlines, savory seafood advice and the love of wine.