Updated: February 2001:
PLEASE STATE REASON FOR VISITING MEXICO
"My hand started to quiver as I mused possible answers to insert in the space which asked the purpose of my visit on the Mexican Tourist Card:
a. Purchase an entire pickup load of fresh vampire bat guano.
b. Help a Humboldt County rose farmer obtain the best fertilizer in the world for his cash crop.
c. Earn several thousand dollars while visiting an obscure part of Mexico.... "(another odd adventure) from David "El Codo" Eidell
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Next we visited Teacapan (about 38 km south of Escuinapa de Hildago) and stayed at Playa Las Lupitas. ... saw lots of dolphins playing in the bay and a couple came right up to shore persuing fish. Also, this is a great birding area. by Gerry and Maureen Recksiedler
I want to take a sea kayak all alone from Mulege to La Paz in about one month. I don't know what kind of kayak I should buy or where I should buy it... never mind how I'm going to get it there.... (more) from Justin Bill
Please tell me if this is a stupid idea: buy some mountain bikes, bring them in our car to San Diego, leave our car with friends there, ride our bikes down to Baja, and then bike and bus (and ferry) wherever we please through Mexico.... (more)
Bicycling Mexico turns out to be a really entertaining travel book, whether you are interested in tackling the rigorous trip or just as an on the road kind of travelogue. The authors are very through in listing gear and clothes to bring, as well as what to expect in the way of traffic.... (more) Book Review
Nearly 250 campgrounds are listed and identified throughout Mexico and Baja California. Most listings include address and telephone number, but more importantly, all campground listings include map sketches of campground locations. Many campground listings have accompanying side-trip recommendations.... (more) Book review by David Eidell
Workers and volunteers have been working to restore 325 acres of an old hacienda to health. Instead of compacted and eroded soil, there is an amazing variety of plants. The birds love it! They are everywhere, humming birds, orioles, hawks, sparrows ... over 300 species have been cataloged at Aztlán!.... (more) by Jim Fingar
In beautiful Zacatecas there is a school for rock climbing! A 33-foot high wall with overhang allows instructors to attach handholds in hundreds of different positions. There is an international competition in September. They can also advise climbers about natural climbing opportunities throughout Mexico.... (more) by Jim Fingar