If you live in a mountain town in Colorado, pictures of Baja beaches are almost irresistible when every ski run is melting out and the mud takes on a life of its own.
This article is published on The Outbound. Words by Mike Loots.
Baja has figured deeply in the US American consciousness since cooler surfers than you found its breaks to be bountiful, but coastline relatively uncrowded, in the 1960’s. The swells off the island of Todos Santos, proximate to Ensenada, are some of the largest in North America, but remain uncrowded, especially for the surfer used to waiting for waves in LA or San Diego. More mellow rises riddle hidden coves and rocky points further south. Friendly, laconic locals there invite easy metaphors to the waves that lap the shores of their unnamed beaches.
If you live in San Diego, Ensenada and the little towns proximate offer up a base of operations for a long weekend, or week of adventure, at a fraction of the cost of living in the US of A .... Read more from the article that is published on The Outbound.