Gear & Clothing Strategies for Warm Weather Kayaking
Kayaking is one of the outdoor activities that is growing massively in popularity these days. Especially as winter settles in here in North America, the idea of heading somewhere warm for a kayak trip in the sun, with clear blue water, bright sandy beaches and beautiful sunshine sounds amazing right now.
The question of safety is at the top of many people’s minds now, as the Coronavirus pandemic continues, and the world of travel is topsy-turvy. As of September 2020, there are still many countries with sealed borders and many others who are only letting in certain nationalities.
During the months of January through April, Baja is likely the world’s best place for whale watching! There are so many species to see, including humpbacks, blue, minke, orca, fin, Bryde’s, sperm, sei, and the iconic gray whales of the eastern Pacific. Of these, the most commonly seen whales in the Sea of Cortez are blue, humpback, orca, and fin.
Stretching along the west coast of Baja California Sur lies Magdalena Bay or Bahía de Magdalena. This magnificent wetland ecosystem is protected from the powerful waves of the Pacific Ocean by the barrier islands of Isla Santa Margarita and Isla Magdalena.
Something that I really enjoy doing now that we are staying home is creating delicious meals in my Baja kitchen. One of the most important rooms in a Mexican home is the kitchen because that’s where we create amazing dishes that will nourish our body and soul.