Island Girl Walkabout http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com Hector and Brenda on a journey of discovery Sat, 19 Oct 2019 23:45:49 -0700 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3 65597433 Across the Border into Baja http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/10/19/across-the-border-into-baja/ http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/10/19/across-the-border-into-baja/#comments Sat, 19 Oct 2019 23:45:49 +0000 http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/?p=32328 In this post we will talk about things you should know once you are across the border into Baja. Some things do work a bit differently in Mexico and Baja tends to be unique in some ways from the mainland … Continue reading

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Planning Your Trip to Baja http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/10/14/planning-your-trip-to-baja/ http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/10/14/planning-your-trip-to-baja/#comments Mon, 14 Oct 2019 22:21:52 +0000 http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/?p=32154 Planning Your Trip to Baja Now that we’ve given an overview of the Baja Peninsula, here are some tips for planning your trip to Baja. We’ll begin with things you can prepare in advance of your trip. As some areas … Continue reading

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A Very Brief Overview of the Baja Peninsula http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/10/11/a-very-brief-overview-of-the-baja-peninsula/ http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/10/11/a-very-brief-overview-of-the-baja-peninsula/#comments Fri, 11 Oct 2019 23:22:46 +0000 http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/?p=32105 After dreaming about it for years we finally made the trip down the length of the Baja Peninsula. It so exceeded our expectations that we believe it’s one of the top trips for RVers in North America. But we found … Continue reading

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A Long Way Home http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/10/03/a-long-way-home/ http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/10/03/a-long-way-home/#comments Fri, 04 Oct 2019 00:41:53 +0000 http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/?p=32022 Here is a post primarily written by me (Hector) for a change. In our last post we talked about visiting the baby gray whales as our “last” stop in Baja.  Well that was not exactly true.  Scammon’s Lagoon and Guerrero … Continue reading

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Baby Whales! http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/09/28/baby-whales/ http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/09/28/baby-whales/#comments Sat, 28 Sep 2019 19:05:47 +0000 http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/?p=31909 Lots has happened since we last posted but here is a catch up post about the last part of our Baja Peninsula adventure.  We last wrote about our stop in Loreto to see blue whales on our journey back north … Continue reading

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Island Time Needs a New Home http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/04/18/island-time-needs-a-new-home/ http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/04/18/island-time-needs-a-new-home/#comments Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:47:41 +0000 http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/?p=31871 Update: We sold Island Time and now live in Playa del Carmen in the state of Quintana Roo in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. We are planning a new adventure! We are moving to Mexico in the summer. Sadly, we are … Continue reading

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The Largest Animal on the Planet http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/04/04/the-largest-animal-on-the-planet/ http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/04/04/the-largest-animal-on-the-planet/#comments Thu, 04 Apr 2019 18:35:26 +0000 http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/?p=31722 Loreto is one of the places where the Eastern Pacific blue whales migrate to in winter. We originally planned a blue whale boat tour during our stop in Loreto on our way south and were really looking forward to the … Continue reading

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Mercury in Retrograde http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/03/28/mercury-in-retrograde/ http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/03/28/mercury-in-retrograde/#comments Fri, 29 Mar 2019 00:41:56 +0000 http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/?p=31363 As fellow RVers and travelers know, traveling is not always perfect. Things go wrong and plans don’t always work out. So although our trip across Baja was amazing, we encountered a number of mishaps while on this journey. I always … Continue reading

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The Mischievous Whale http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/03/27/the-mischievous-whale/ http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/03/27/the-mischievous-whale/#comments Wed, 27 Mar 2019 20:51:00 +0000 http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/?p=31622 When we first visited Puerto Chale, we asked if it might be okay to park our RV and car in their dirt parking lot the night before our whale tour. They said yes, but the first time we went back … Continue reading

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Land’s End http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/03/24/lands-end-2/ http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/2019/03/24/lands-end-2/#comments Sun, 24 Mar 2019 15:34:46 +0000 http://www.islandgirlwalkabout.com/?p=31360 We planned a day car trip to Cabo San Lucas from our campsite in La Paz. Touristy and congested, we really weren’t that interested in Cabo but the main event was a boat ride to see Lands’ End, the very … Continue reading

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