Our readers have traveled to locations close to and much over the previous few months, frolicking in Huatulco, Mexico, strolling the streets of Previous Montreal and even trekking to the highest of Kilimanjaro. Now they’re sharing their adventures and providing journey ideas, too.

At this time, we’re headed to Baja to discover a protected lagoon.

BAJA CALIFORNIA: Walnut Creek residents Mark and Religion Martinez and a bunch of associates — George Conlan, Rossana Riggs and Sue Zepeda, pictured — just lately went whale watching in Scammon’s Lagoon close to Guerrero Negro. “Probably the most unforgettable and exquisite experiences that now we have ever had in our life,” says Religion, who was snapping images all of the whereas. “These mild creatures appear to get simply as a lot enjoyment seeing us as we do seeing them. All of them appear to have a character. We camped out on the lagoon, (the place) you’ll be able to see them spouting and spy hopping many of the day. They delivery and mate within the lagoon and return with their calves.”

TRAVEL TIPS: “You may solely exit in a government-authorized small panga — a 22-foot open boat — as it’s a protected lagoon to guard these lovely creatures. Greatest time is late January by way of mid-March.  Put on heat garments, as it may get a bit windy, and the whales do typically blow close to you. We found this expertise by way of a neighborhood nonprofit journey membership, Vagabundos del Mar in Rio Vista. You may test them out at www.vagabundosdelmar.com.”

The whales come shut sufficient to the boats for company, together with Mark Martinez to the touch them. (Courtesy Religion Martinez) 

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