Baja California



Travelling in 'Baja California' (Mexico) : February 2003

In the middle of the Baja-California peninsula, a dirt-road takes you to the most fabulous cactus gardens (Sierra de San Francisco)


Cactus garden during the 'wet' season (Sierra de San Francisco)


'Cirio' cactus (boojum) (Sierra la Libertad)


Canyon in the Sierra de San Francisco


Wall paintings (by the Cochimi Indians) 3 to 4000 years before we see them (Sierra de San Francisco)


Volcanic-stone church in San Ignacio


Camping close to the whales in laguna Ojo de Liebre (Scammon's Lagoon)


Grey Whale breathing (Laguna Ojo de Liebre)


Grey Whale checking around


Big and... close...


... very close.

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Thousands of grey whales come to give birth in the Baja California lagunas in winter


Cortez sea and its volcanic islands (Bahia de Los Angeles)


Sleeping on a beach of Bahia de Los Angeles


Kayaking the Cortez sea


Early-morning pelican (Bahia de Los Angeles)