Books on Baja California Mexico

Into a Desert Place: A 3000 Mile Walk Around the Coast of Baja, by Graham Mackintosh
ISBN: 0393312895
-The ultimate Baja trek- the story of a 500 day, 3,000 mile hike around the Baja Mexico peninsula.

Tequila, Lemon, and Salt: From Baja. Tales of Love, Faith - and Magic by Daniel Reveles
ISBN: 0932653659
- Intriguing Tales from Baja about local characters

One Mexican Sunday by Mike Oehler
ISBN: 0960446419
- A humorous look at life of an American living in Baja south of Mexicali. Mike has a pretty good web site, too.

The Log from the Sea of Cortez by John Steinbeck
-A natural look at the Sea of Cortez in Baja with the usual cast of Steinbeck characters..

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Travel Guides on Baja California Mexico

The People's Guide to Backpacking, Boating and Camping in Mexico by Carl Franz and Lorena Havens
ISBN: 0912528249
-A general guide with great illustrations. Buy it for the illustrations and read it for the great literature.

The Baja Adventure Book: A Where-To, How-To Guide to one of the Most Fascinating Places on Earth by Walt Peterson
ISBN: 0899972314
-Comprehensive guide to traveling Baja with detailed trips outlined.

The People's Guide to Mexico: Wherever you Go.... There you are! by Carl Franz and Lorena Havens
ISBN: 1566917115
-Advice on almost every aspect of Mexico travel and some good insight into Baja
-Includes wonderful illustrations
-If you want to move about in Mexico like a local this is the one to have

Sea Kayaking in Baja by Andromeda Romano-Lax
ISBN: 0899971571
-15 Baja sea kayaking trips laid out

Bicycling Baja by Bonnie Wong
ISBN: 0932653049
-Bike Baja - here's the guide!

Lonely Planet: Baja California and Los Cabos by Danny Palmerlee
ISBN: 1741045649
-Compact for quick access.

Moon Baja: Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas by Joe Cummings & Nikki Goth Itoi
ISBN: 1566918006
-Experienced writers with good insight

The Rough Guide To Baja California by Rough Guides
ISBN: 1843535483
-Nice pictures and good details

The Surfer's Guide to Baja by Mike Parise
ISBN: 0967910013
-Must have for the surf breaks and even if you don't surf the illustrations are excellent. We framed ours.

Faszinierendes Mexiko Baja California Touren-Manual by Christian Pehlemann
ISBN: 3980259420

-Contains numerous colored pictures, Text is in German. Page 173 is a good read!

Cacti on Baja Mexico's roads
Baja Shrine
Two lane highway to Baja's south
Deserted beach
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