Misión San Javier

The drive to Misión San Javier is steep, curvy and spectacular. As we slowly made our way to the mission we wondered how in the world people managed to build something beyond this steep mountainous road before the road existed.  Those missionaries were a determined bunch. As we got closer, we … Continue reading

Back on the Sea of Cortez

Heading back to the Sea of Cortez, we are awestruck every time we get a glimpse of its beautiful turquoise waters during our drive. The sea’s glittering waters hide behind mountains for a bit and then captivate us again and again. We drove to the lovely Playa Santispac, one of the first … Continue reading

Heroica Mulegé

Our next drive took us back to the Sea of Cortez through beautiful desert landscape surrounded by mountains to the town of Mulegé (pronounced Moo-leh-HEH) whose official name is actually Heroica Mulegé (Heroic Mulegé). This is because during the Mexican American war (written as the War of … Continue reading

French Colonial Santa Rosalia

En route from San Ignacio to Mulege´ we passed through French Colonial Santa Rosalia. A cute bustling little town. We made a brief stop to walk around a see a couple of historical places of interest. But before getting there we needed to survive yet another section of terrifying road, "La … Continue reading