BajaNomad
Not logged in [Login - Register]

Go To Bottom
Printable Version  
 Pages:  1  2
Author: Subject: Looking for beach/camp road access and safety - Gonzaga, BoLA, and N. Loreto
JZ
Elite Nomad
******


Avatar


Posts: 3523
Registered: 10-3-2003
Member Is Offline


[*] posted on 7-17-2018 at 11:08 AM


You can always have a panga run you out to the Coronado.

They typically will take you out for 1,700 pesos and that includes spending 4hrs or so out there. So, it would probably be about half that to just take you, kayak, and your gear out. I could send you a name/number if you want.


[Edited on 7-17-2018 by JZ]




See Baja California in 4K: https://youtu.be/4VNTIhRa6q0

Ever wanted to camp on a deserted island in the Sea of Cortez? https://youtu.be/g3ThXCm3XSA

Come along for a ride of the famous Seven Sisters https://youtu.be/hrdzmTWPUQs



View user's profile
David K
Honored Nomad
*********


Avatar


Posts: 57079
Registered: 8-30-2002
Location: San Diego County
Member Is Offline

Mood: Have Baja Fever

[*] posted on 7-17-2018 at 11:14 AM


Quote: Originally posted by bajamary1952  
I agree with everyone about violence being random regardless if Mexico OR U.S. which is not anymore crime-free than anywhere else in the world.
I traveled (mostly camping in tent) last year for 3 months in states that State Department says are "dangerous", i.e., Michoacan, Colima & Sinaloa & never had a problem & everyone was very nice to me. And I am a 66-y.o. female traveling ALONE with a small dog.
So all violence needs to be taken in perspective. In reality I feel safer in Mexico than anywhere I've lived in the U.S. including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Dallas, etc.


BRAVO to you!:cool:




"So Much Baja, So Little Time..."

Baja Missions On Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/bajamissions/

Over 70 Baja Bound Travel Adventure articles: https://www.bajabound.com/bajaadventures/bajatravel/

Visit Viva Baja, to help you plan your next adventure: http://VivaBaja.com

My 30 (2018) Baja Maps: http://forums.bajanomad.com/viewthread.php?tid=88771
View user's profile Visit user's homepage
Greenscales
Newbie





Posts: 7
Registered: 12-9-2017
Member Is Offline


[*] posted on 7-17-2018 at 01:20 PM


Quote: Originally posted by rhintransit  
I’ve heard, though cannot confirm, that the owner who fenced off most of the property south of Doctors Point (about 12on your map) did so after paying huge fines to Profepa for beach littering/dumping from trespassers. Fairly irrelevant trivia, but if you could find a spot along that coast, I definitely would not leave a vehicle unattended anywhere there. Break ins are common in the homes in the area.
I’d suggest contacting Alejandro Igartua, owner of La Picazon restaurant, across from Coronado. Perhaps you could arrange something with him for vehicle storage for a day or two. Great food, too. Find him on Facebook or try 044-613-111-8782

I like that rumor over some others - wish I could find out who the owner is if its true. I'll promise to clean up the area and bring more trash back than I bring in if I could get access to camp and launch from those beaches. Easy 1 day around the island vs. 6 miles of pedaling the Hobie in transit. Stopped at La Picazon in January - shore access was limited/tough for the 4Runner and big kayak in the area and the wind was ripping in the PM. But I might each out and try again. He was willing to keep an eye on the truck. I also want to bring him a craft beer or 2. He also knows how to fish based upon the, conversation - catches a lot of what he serves.
View user's profile
rhintransit
Super Nomad
****




Posts: 1546
Registered: 9-4-2006
Location: Loreto
Member Is Offline


[*] posted on 7-17-2018 at 02:33 PM


Owner has been non responsive to requests from the local hiking club to do some hikes in the now fenced area. I sincerely doubt you’d get anywhere approaching him.
You might also consider Silver King parking/boat storage near the Loreto marina, if the Loreto-Coronado distance isn’t too far for you. Alternatively have a pangero tow you over and paddle back?




reality\'s never been of much use out here...
View user's profile
 Pages:  1  2

  Go To Top

 






All Content Copyright � 1997- Q87 International; All Rights Reserved.
Powered by XMB; XMB Forum Software © 2001-2014 The XMB Group�






"If it were lush and rich, one could understand the pull, but it is fierce and hostile and sullen. The stone mountains pile up to the sky and there is little fresh water. But we know we must go back if we live, and we don't know why." - Steinbeck, Log from the Sea of Cortez

"People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care." - Ivan R. Misner, Ph.D

"You can easily judge the character of others by how they treat those who they think can do nothing for them or to them." - Malcolm Forbes

"Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you." - Jim Rohn







Thank you to Baja Bound Mexico Insurance Services for your long-term support of the BajaNomad.com Forums site.







Emergency Baja Contacts Include:

Desert Hawks; El Rosario-based ambulance transport; Emergency #: (616) 103-0262