Baja California

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Lonely Planet Publications, 1998 - Baja California (Mexico : Peninsula) - 321 pages
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Just south of the California border lies Baja - land of beautiful beaches, remote deserts and crystalline waters. Whether you want to view ancient Indian rock art, catch a wave off Islas de Todos Santos or find the best margarita in Ensenada, Lonely Planet reveals the best of Baja California on and off the tourist track. * extensive new coverage of diving, surfing, snorkeling, whale-watching, fishing and bicycling in Baja * 39 detailed maps, including a full-color Baja highlights map * details for travelers of every budget on where to stay - from resort hotels to desert camps - and what to eat - from biftec to lobster burritos on the beach * thorough information on Baja's unique animals, plants and parks * a practical Spanish language section and glossary

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
9
Geography
19
FACTS FOR THE VISITOR
39
Customs
45
Newspapers Magazines
53
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
78
GETTING THERE AWAY
87
GETTING AROUND
94
Around Ensenada
146
DESIERTO DEL COLORADO
171
Around Mexicali
185
DESIERTO CENTRAL LLANO DE MAGDALENA
198
Santa Rosalillita
206
Bahfa San Francisquito
212
CAPE REGION
251
Around La Paz
266

LA FRONTERA
102
Around Tecate
129
Around Playas de Rosarito
137
INTERNET DIRECTORY
304
GLOSSARY
312
Copyright

About the author (1998)

Bernhardson was born in Fargo, North Dakota, grew up in Tacoma, Washington, and earned a Ph.D. in geography at the University of California, Berkeley.

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