Trip report Baja Mexico

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    It begins with an awesome trip to Guadalupe Canyon Oasis hot springs set up by Ms @yjeff

    Drove link► 25miles of lake bed at speed to get to this private 120°+ natural hot springs to start a week of travel in Baja Mexico
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    Video of our private camp

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    Water falls up the canyon

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    Anniversary weekend for this young couple so they had there own Hot Spring tub.

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    The lake bed was so fun reminding me of Baja racing days but slower.

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    After a couple days of the Oasis we parted ways with @yjeff and company and headed south.
     
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    One of the best parts of adventure travel I like is the wide variety of people/vehicles you meet on the trail.

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    The 2x4 tyvek aerodynamically designed RTT was the winner. Three young guys from Germany buy this POS in Nova Scotia throw a bunch of stuff in it and head across the USA with not even a cooler. We saw them first in San Felipe and a couple times afterwards lastly at the De Borja Mission in the center of Baja via 25 miles of rough dirt road that would not of driven down without airing down.:princess: Jennifer noticed half of both front tires were bald from front end issue. She asked them if they knew and said I hope you guys have a spare. The busted out laughing saying yes we have a spare but no jack. OMG They followed up with we are hoping tires will be fine down to Cabo and we hope to get some new one once we get up to Ensenada were tire are said to be cheap. Everything was available and built at Home Depot The EXPO connection.

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    Nice and private camp spot on the beach. After a couple attempts I made at 12psi and locked F&R...we were going to be alone

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    Morning sunrise looking north from inside of the Campteq - Nice way to start your day

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    Sun getting ready to present itself over the water

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    I like points that jet out from the beach so Santa Maria would not be missed. Almost 1 mile of the beach.

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    Thanks for the trip report. We are headed down to Baja from Halloween to Thanksgiving. Guadalupe canyon will be our first stop as well.
     
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    Great photos, great trip.

    In October I bartered 5 gallons of gas from atop my 80 with the guy at San Borja in exchange for enough time as I wanted to photograph inside the mission. What a place, and what a story.
     
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    That is NOT a Power Wagon. :flipoff2:
     
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    It a Mexican Power Wagon :flipoff2: they go more places than the US version:flipoff2:
     
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    that's a low blow Phil.
     
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    What are you doing tomorrow? Lets go and prove them wrong
     
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    Some more pics from our adventure

    If was very winding on the Pacific side so we grab a hotel. $22 night for a wife approved clean room with wi-fi
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    The hot springs on the shore of Puertectitos was so hot you could not touch the water. One needs to time the tide to enjoy.

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    Last minute camp at San Felipe famous Fish Camp. Margs are over the top with a view

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    Im always amazed more stuff does not burn down in Mexico. Common type wiring

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    Endless scenery from the road side

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    Tons of options for camping or you can just boondock it

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    Baja version of a Saguaro

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    San Francisco De Borja Mission

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    Thanks for sharing more pics. Can't wait to go down there.
     
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    Phil, don't have to go to Mexico to see that kind of wiring, I see all too much of it here. Scary stuff. Unfortunately, I find much of this after the fire or when the Police department calls us for assistance. I also find a lot of this in Sun City. If anyone is buying an older house there, make sure you have a professional look closely at the electrical system before pulling the trigger.
     
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    Looks like a great trip. The White Blazer looks like a fun group.
     
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