On the Road is a weekday feature spotlighting reader photo submissions. From the exotic to the familiar, whether you’re traveling or in your own backyard, we would love to see the world through your eyes.
This series was created by Alain Chamot (1971-2020) as a place to share our adventures and observations, no matter where we are. 💕
Beaches, sunsets, water. I’m in heaven. ~WaterGirl
P.S. Omnes, beware of clown below.
Friends invited us to join them at their time-share near Cabos San Lucas in July 2017. I hadn’t been to Baja since the early 1980s and was disheartened by how much Cabo had been overdeveloped in the meantime. Alas. After our week there, my husband & I headed north to Todos Santos, a place I’d long wanted to visit.
The beach below our lodging had a penned area for turtle hatchlings that was deserted in July. I was determined to return during the winter months when they are released. View looking northward.
So we returned earlier the following year, and got to participate in a release. Which wasn’t at all as I’d imagined. I hope some of the little guys made it…
Same beach. Looking southward.
A favorite hike to the south includes a steep, hot climb, but the views from the bluff are spectacular. We haven’t yet ventured down to this cove which was once a local fishing port. View looking southward.
Same bluff looking northward.
Abandoned building at the start of the hike, made of stone and brick, once covered in concrete.
We returned again in 2019 and noticed bits of Mexican humor here & there.
The sunsets were amazing from our lodging. In fact, we saw the green flash several times. And I’d thought—from my time looking for it in vain while sailing on research ships—that it was a myth…