Monthly Archives: December 2009

Living In A Dream by Hayley Scheck

The only drawback on having to blog on the last day of Baja is that I can’t pick what to write about! So much has happened in so little time! From Spanish lessons in the hotel to snorkeling with sea … Continue reading

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Fear? What Fear? by Lauren Reis

When I was younger I was really afraid of the ocean. I never wanted to go in, but when I did go in, I would only go in up to my knees.  My fear of the ocean was because of … Continue reading

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Operating on Mexican Time – by Darren

“How long until we arrive?” “Five Mexican minutes!” One may initially think it may be a way of judging time, but it is actually a difference in mindset.  In the US we are used to knowing the time, having to … Continue reading

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Journey on the Sea of Cortez by TJ Jones

It is our second day on our sea kayaking journey, and it has been successful so far! Yesterday was really fun; we got to go snorkeling in a huge sea lion community, which was amazing. There was a diverse population … Continue reading

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Our Amazing Hike to the Sierra de la Laguna by Jenna Ranson

December 9th, 2009 – I woke up this morning and looked out my tent. Seeing the light from the sun shining through the trees I thought “Today will be an excellent day for a wonderful hike!” Everyone woke up with … Continue reading

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Much to do About Trash by Daniel Pyle

At first glance, the countryside of Baja California is nothing but flat desert with an army of small shrubs penetrated by Cardones cactus. However, inland it turns out to be much, much, more.  Down near where the peninsula ends is … Continue reading

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Sierra de la Laguna Rancheros by Ryan Richardson

I got to go on my first horse pack trip in Colorado this fall and I was excited to know that in Baja we were going to do a backpacking trip up into the Sierra with horse and mule support. … Continue reading

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Catching the Wave by Jess Lewis

Despite some similarities, I’ve been learning that surfing and snowboarding are really nothing alike. Having a wave come roaring at me like a freight train with an attitude is just not the same as deciding it’s time to stand up … Continue reading

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Ocean Sleep By Shawnee Maracle

Today I woke up to the sound of waves crashing. That’s also the sound I fell asleep to the night before. I could see myself living here, not in some huge luxury time-share house though. Probably something closer to what … Continue reading

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Wow! A week at the Link school………..

Today is December seventh.  Last Monday I was wearing a parka and braving the icy slopes of Colorado as I learned to snow board. Later that Friday I found myself being jostled by the waves of the surprisingly warm Pacific … Continue reading

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