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Program #12157RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
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DEBORAH MCCONNELL-POWE Jun 29, 2014 at 01:39 PM

could future trips include San Felipe in the north baja


Vicki Burnett Mar 01, 2014 at 04:57 PM

Could you use American dollars for tips and trinkets, or do we need to exchange for Pesos?


Pamela Duchaine Feb 01, 2014 at 03:21 PM

We just completed this trip and it was absolutely wonderful. I will post a review in a few days.
Re footwear..tennis shoes and sandals. I had taken a fleece jacket and a hoodie and there were days I wore them layered. It was cold in the north, especially in the evenings, and I am cold blooded. Some hotels did not have any heat so provided those who asked with space heaters.


Gail Gompper Jan 31, 2014 at 08:08 PM

Blaire- RS sent me your question, but I don't see it here. If you read down this thread, you'll see that Maria's partner was bitten by a sea lion.


Gail Gompper Jan 29, 2014 at 11:18 PM

OMG, Maria! Was your partner badly bitten? Need stitches or shots? Tho even the thought of a wee nibble would scare me off!


Carolyn Shadle Jan 29, 2014 at 04:31 PM

I have snorkeled in Cabo. I'm sorry, but I don't know how warm the ocean will be in February. Does someone else know?
Birdie Jan 29, 2014 at 04:58 PM

The warmer is warmest in the Fall. February temps will be slightly cooler and will simply minimize the length of time you are in or require a thin wetsuit. Enjoy!
Marla Schwartz Jan 29, 2014 at 06:13 PM

snorkeled out of La Paz. Rented wet suits a bit chilly . My snorkel partner was bitten by a sea lion, not even kidding
Birdie Jan 29, 2014 at 07:12 PM

It is the time of year they are calving and best to avoid them as they are protective parents...even if you mean no harm.
Marla Schwartz Jan 29, 2014 at 08:30 PM

We were there in late March. The guides said it happens ALL the time.
Marla Schwartz Jan 29, 2014 at 08:31 PM

we were there in March. The guides said it happens all the time.
Jean Adamson Jan 31, 2014 at 01:08 PM

We were there a couple of years ago in mid April. The water was too cold to be very pleasant for long.


Gail Gompper Jan 29, 2014 at 04:14 PM

Another question-
Did you do any snorkeling? Was the water
warm?
Thanks!
Gail Gompper Jan 29, 2014 at 04:15 PM

Thanks, Maria. I've a nice folding one that I'll bring.
Marla Schwartz Jan 29, 2014 at 06:13 PM

snorkeled out of La Paz. Rented wet suits a bit chilly . My snorkel partner was bitten by a sea lion, not even kidding.
Marla Schwartz Jan 30, 2014 at 12:23 PM

canine teeth punctures on the lower leg calf muscle. Neosporin and a bandaid. I would have gotten a tetnus shot but he chose not to.
Marla Schwartz Jan 30, 2014 at 12:23 PM



Gail Gompper Jan 29, 2014 at 12:15 AM

Can anyone tell us how difficult the hike up to see the rock art is? Are hiking sticks a good idea?
Marla Schwartz Jan 29, 2014 at 08:59 AM

big rocks and a bit tricky. A stick never hurts. plenty of overhead space on the bus if you have one tht is easy to fly with.
Gail Gompper Jan 29, 2014 at 04:17 PM

Thanks, Maria. I've a nice folding one that I'll bring.


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