Traveing Baja

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Rubinski, Feb 18, 2021.

  1. Rubinski

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    4946CB9E-97CD-495F-842A-C6AC830DA41E.jpeg On my way to Baja. Met Joel in Gila Bend. He is from Chihuahua Mexico and is on his trip around the worldly.
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    Arrived in Rosarito and could not find camp sites. Looked at iOverlander and saw Alisitos/K58 but they were closed. Asked the Armando who runs the surfing lessons if I could pitch my tent in the yard. Pretty cool night. The day is beautiful. Went on. Walk on the beach this morning.

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    Found an old boat on the beach and used as a prop for my pics.

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    Great pics!


    Hoping to head to Baja in April. But I’ll have the family along so we will be in my Jeep with an Ursa Minor top.
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    I too enjoyed the pics and was surprised to see this thread because of border closings. So where did you cross into Baja and did you encounter any problems at the border. Also, what are you riding.

    One of the nicest things about riding is the great people one meets along the way.
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    Great time to travel. But some places are closed for camping. Make sure you check where you are staying.
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    Crossed at Tecate. No problems at all. You do y need permits to travel on Baja. ​
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    Oops, sorry. I’m riding my 1200 GS Adventure 2015.
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    Had the best ceviche tostadas in Ensenada. This sea food cart was visited by Anthony Bordaine and Rick Bayles. They gave it the thumbs up! The girl was just a bonus!

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    I had planned on camping at La Sierra de Jose Marti but it was closed so I headed to El Rosario. Not much in El Rosario so I rode up the mountain to Punta Baja and set up camp. Beautiful sunset. Camped next to the light bourse. The only problem was the wind. It was tough putting up my tent and even harder taking it down.

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    Beautiful view coming down the mountain. Stopped in El Rosario to gas up and have lunch. Great little joint for food. El Rosario is the last gas station for about 200 miles in Guerrero Negro. You can find people selling gas out of plastic cans about 80 miles south of El Rosario and then another person selling gas about 70 miles after that. Not sure what you are getting so fill up in El Rosario if you’re heading south.

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    Arrived late in San Ignacio. Set up camp at Los metates camp ground for $120 pesos per night. Came to the plaza for tacos and beer. I’ll check out the town tomorrow and see if I stay another night or move on.
    Sorry about the different posts but I can only post four or five pics at a time. I guess you have to pay if you want to post more or post videos. At least that’s what I learned a couple years ago that I tried.

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    Nice. I’m sure you’ll be comfortable. It will be warm in April.
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    Sorry. Meant to say you don’t need permits in Baja. I crossed this past Wednesday.
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    Great to stumble across this thread @Rubinski. So wonderful to "see" Baja again, and good on ya for heading south and helping support the locals down there with some tourista dollars. I'm sure they've been hit incredibly hard.

    I had to quote this update as that taco stand you stopped at in the plaza looked damn familiar; went back to look at my pics from my '18 ride down there and sure enough - same place we stopped on the return trip north. Same guy working it too - how frickin' cool is that! Hope you don't mind, but posting a few pics from my stop there.

    Did you walk across the street and get ice cream? The ice cream shop was a heck of a treat in more than just the sweet way - a bit of Baja riding and racing history in there with some pretty cool stuff.

    Man, I love Baja.

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