Ole, Viva Mexico! Baja Mexico has beautiful wild countryside, unusual plant forms, a warm, dry climate, beaches, mountains and canyons to explore, and friendly people. Come learn about low cost hiking, camping and travel opportunities from Susan Holvenstot, who has travelled extensively in Baja California, the closest part of Mexico. Holvenstot always fits in some hiking, camping, whale watching and/or mule trips. This presentation will share highlights of trips she will be doing this coming winter. Come and share dreams of warmer climes.
The presentation will take place on Friday, October 5th at 7 PM, at The Boys and Girls Club located at 243 4th Street in Courtenay.
Her travel plans include:
1) Nov 15-19, 2018 – San Pedro Martír National Park, with 10,000 ft peaks and the 3rd largest astronomical observatory in the world, near Ensenada, in Northern Baja. (5 days)
2) Nov 29 -Dec 5 – Sierra Laguna Biosphere Reserve and cloud forest near Los Cabos. Leaving from a canyon ranch, she will hike to the 6000′ peak with a day pack while a horse carries the gear. (7 days)
3) Dec 14 – 27 – 14 days in the Copper Canyon on mainland Mexico. Ride the spectacular El Chepe train, then bus and hike on the canyon rim and descend to the canyon floor.
4) Jan 18 – 25, 2019 – Visit grey whales in the Bahia Magdeleña birthing lagoons, and a mule trip (or hike) near Loreto. (8 days)