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Author: Subject: TRIP #1 (JAN 2017) Mexicali to Pta. San Francisquito over New Years Week 2017
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[*] posted on 1-13-2017 at 06:09 PM
Las Flores Railroad




The engine is from Las Flores to the Terminal Platform railroad. The mine car is from the San Juan mountaintop railroad (notice it is not the same gauge, track width).




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[*] posted on 1-16-2017 at 04:23 PM


Excellent post David.



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[*] posted on 1-16-2017 at 05:23 PM


Thanks... and Happy New Year!



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[*] posted on 1-18-2017 at 12:21 PM
Nacho's Camp El Huerfanito


I was asked about what was at Huerfanito for the $10 camping fee... this is it:

KM. 103:







The next signed campo (Campo Tano, Km. 105.5) had even LESS!




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[*] posted on 1-18-2017 at 02:31 PM


Thanks for the details. This is good for my needs .
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[*] posted on 1-18-2017 at 06:18 PM


Finally got around to going through your trip report David. Lots of very nice photos, indeed! Is the Cowpatty Bar and Grill still around?



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[*] posted on 1-18-2017 at 06:33 PM


Thank you for all the photos and the excellent information.

We are in San Felipe right now and heading south, so it will be our guide for the next few stops!

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Quote: Originally posted by hombre66  
Thanks for the details. This is good for my needs .

It is my pleasure to be of assistance!




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Quote: Originally posted by Bob H  
Finally got around to going through your trip report David. Lots of very nice photos, indeed! Is the Cowpatty Bar and Grill still around?


Yes, and there were customers when I drove by (stopping only to record the GPS). It is at Km. 73 and the Facebook page is www.facebook.com/cowpattybaja




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Quote: Originally posted by SomebodyElse  
Thank you for all the photos and the excellent information.

We are in San Felipe right now and heading south, so it will be our guide for the next few stops!

Peter


Hi, Peter, that is exactly why I am doing this... plus it is fun for me to travel all the roads of Baja that I can! Have a great time and feel free to add your discoveries here or in your own trip report!

Note, I have a lot more data to share in the near future (I am writing it up now). This Nomad post is just a selection of photos and travel notes.




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[*] posted on 1-18-2017 at 08:02 PM


Great stuff, David! Beautiful imagery. What a great post:tumble:
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[*] posted on 1-18-2017 at 08:31 PM


Super report. Thanks.



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[*] posted on 1-26-2017 at 07:24 PM


Have you ever been sitting there (maybe fishing with your daughter in Baja...) and gotten that feeling that someone is watching you?



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[*] posted on 1-26-2017 at 07:58 PM


Snoopy Island!



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[*] posted on 1-26-2017 at 10:19 PM


Here's lookin back atcha David K!



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Punta Final, from the side of Snoopy.



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Thanks for the ride!!
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My please, and the ride continues with Trip #2 Jan. 30-Feb. 8: http://forums.bajanomad.com/viewthread.php?tid=85756 (I am posting to it more each day)



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[*] posted on 4-29-2017 at 09:28 AM


Thanks for the great report, David K. I'm a little late to the game but did I read correctly that you stopped in at Bahia Las Animas? If so, how was the road in?

That looks like a great campsite near Gonzaga.
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Quote: Originally posted by barcodemarco  
Thanks for the great report, David K. I'm a little late to the game but did I read correctly that you stopped in at Bahia Las Animas? If so, how was the road in?

That looks like a great campsite near Gonzaga.


It was ok, tougher than my previou visit in 2009, but no issues in my Tacoma. The 2016 rains has done a number on most backcountry roads. The fish camp was abandoned on New Years 2017 when I was there. This was the first of now 4 research trips into Baja. This week, I returned from exploring the remote Pacific roads north of Guerrero Negro.




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