The Lost Colony of Saguenay, Québec

It’s no lost colony of Roanoke, but it’s close. After years of celebrating Champlain’s founding of Québec City, a new chapter of Québec’s history was recently unearthed with the discovery of the site of the actual first French colony. With the seemingly small find of a piece of European pottery dating back to the mid-16th century, Québec aged over 65 years in a day.

Creature Feature: California Sea Lion

Species: Zalophus californianus

Habitat: Coastal areas from California down to Mexico, Baja California Sur, Galapagos Islands and in the southern Sea of Japan. They are an opportunistic species, moving their colonies around where there is plenty of food.

An Authentic Mexican "Barbeque": Homemade Tacos

If you find yourself at home craving a succulent taco, chances are you go to the store and grab the following items; tortillas, ground beef, taco seasoning, cheese, tomatoes, onion, lettuce, and maybe some beans to go on the side.

Training Day: Our Baja Guides Take the ACA Level II Paddling Skills Course

“Forward stroke into the eddy behind the rock, point the bow into the 8 knot current and a solid sweep stroke on the left and then paddle with everything I’ve got, throw a bow draw (duffek stroke) on the right and catch the next eddy to rest for a moment. A few well planned forward strokes back into the surging current, on edge I surf around to the next eddy…”