Wandering the Valle de Guadalupe we decide to turn east toward the small village, central to the region, of El Porvenir. This is a parallel route to Mex 3 passing through the other side of the valley. We passed by a few places that promised wood fired pizza, a rowdy but shaded park with a […]
The brand new Baja handbook has been published. This is the first guidebook in years and and much-needed update. You’ll find a Kindle edition, too. Enjoy!
I didn’t realize until recently that evacuation service insurance only covers transport from facility to facility. So whether you’re motorcycling in the desert, hiking a canyon, or on a boat in the Sea of Cortez, you’re going to need to fill this gap. This is the motivation behind Celia Diaz’s Binational Emergency service. Celia Diaz’s […]
I own an old SPOT satellite messenger which I’ve used as an emergency device (never had to push that SOS button) and a tracker so that readers could follow my trips on my website. I was considering an upgrade to the $150 SPOT Gen3 until I read a friend’s blog post on his backcountry rescue […]
Imagine you’ve had an accident or become very ill while you’re on vacation. Help has arrived and you’re being cared for in a hospital or clinic. If you can be moved, evacuation will be coordinated by your insurance provider. Search & rescue and medical evacuation insurance choices Here are a few options for accident and evacuation […]