Tag: Baja California

Loreto, Baja California, Mexico
Eco-Cultural-Travel, Landscape

Baja California: An “Earthly Paradise” in the Desert

Baja California, despite proximity to the US and recent rampant growth, remains a wild and untamed coastal desert. Behind the charming pueblitos and peaceful resorts lies a varied history where conquest and development have moved both slow and fast. Following a recent trip to the Gulf of California town of Loreto, this first in a series of articles attempts to define what makes the place special, as well as what the future holds for this (mostly) hidden resort region.

California Condor, documentary
Rituals and Traditions, Wildlife

California Condor: Overcoming Extinction, A Symbol of Renewal

The California Condor Recovery Program has defied the odds to rescue from oblivion the last of the prehistorics and icon of Native Californian cosmology. Threats such as lead ammunition, microtrash, and sprawling land development threaten these impressive gains of an endangered species. The film “The Condor’s Shadow” documents this struggle.