jenn May 31st, 2015
We spent four months, November 2014 to March 2015, travelling the Baja, Mexico peninsula in our AWD camper van. Most of that time was spent camping on the beach, usually at no cost. We also camped near hot springs and desert flats. We have added our campsites on FreeCampsites.net. There you can see our campsites and those submitted by other adventurers. Follow this link to view campsites in Baja California, Mexico and this one to see campsites in Baja California Sur, Mexico.
After three plus years of wanting to sell the camper (it was way too big for our lifestyle), we finally put our backs into it and got it done. Yeehaw!
With that (4 hours) behind us, we were free to move about the country again. I knew that our friends were heading down to Baja California, Mexico in just under two weeks, so we decided to crash their caravan. That’s right 10 days to get everything in order and drive from Florida to San Diego. Go! Read more about getting ready for Baja…
If you’ve spent any time researching travelling in Baja, Mexico, you’ve surely run across these “rules”. According to the Internet, if you want to stay alive in Baja, Mexico, this is what you have to do or not do:
1. Don’t drive after dark.
2. Travel in groups.
3. Don’t cross at Tijuana.
4. No weapons (not even a bullet), drugs or anything illegal.
5. Cross the border at in the morning and drive as far south as you can.
6. Do not exit your vehicle before you get at least 400 miles south of the border.
7. Drive on the toll road. The bandits are on the libre.
8. If you are written a ticket, don’t pay the officer (it’s a bribe) for it. Go to the station instead.
9. Don’t drive after dark!
You’ll notice that one and nine are the same. This is because Read more about Crossing the Mexican border…