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Sea of Cortez

Stepping Stones

Tammy L. Coia | Posted 06.23.2016 | Weddings
Tammy L. Coia

Today I sit in my villa just steps from the Sea of Cortez in the beautiful land of Baja. It was just a few weeks ago that my youngest son got married. As he walked me down the aisle my mind raced back to the many memories, the stepping stones of his life that brought him to this moment.

Wandering Along the Vermilion Sea

Michelle Rae Uy | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel
Michelle Rae Uy

Stretches of dry desert, tantalizingly golden yet intimidatingly rugged, carpet the mostly untrammeled land between the Los Cabos International Airport and Los Cabos itself, the two-city destination that has long been considered by the not-so well-traveled lot the height of exoticism.

Never Too Old for Adventure

Don Mankin | Posted 02.24.2016 | Fifty
Don Mankin

The kayak in front of us climbed up the face of a steep six foot swell and disappeared down the other side. My heart pounded, my stomach churned, and ...

Lessons Learned From Loreto

Lissa Coffey | Posted 05.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lissa Coffey

The soul is stirred by travel. I have found this to be true with every trip I take. There's always some purpose that I find, some lessons that I take ...

For the Man Who Jumped Into the Sea to Save a Dying Whale

Sourav Roy | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green
Sourav Roy

Michael's jump into the Sea of Cortez to save Valentina was symbolic of his frustration at the current situation that these majestic animals face, his way of appealing to all of us to do our bit and speak up for the whales to our appropriate agencies and governments.

6 Best Beach Workouts in Cabo San Lucas

Alison Lewis | Posted 09.21.2013 | Travel
Alison Lewis

Head to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, for a fitness heaven plus the ultimate in beauty and pure relaxation. On a recent trip I was amazed at the abundant beachside options where I could work out along one of the most beautiful and pristine bodies of water in the world -- the Sea of Cortez.

PHOTOS: Blue Whale Encounters in the Sea of Cortez

Sandra Larriva | Posted 05.23.2013 | Green
Sandra Larriva

At first, your eyes wander near and far in an attempt to take in the enormity of the creature. Then, a voice in your head screams, having realized that you're in the presence of the largest animal that's ever lived.

Wild Adventures In Baja California

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 04.27.2013 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Just south of the international border in Mexico, the Sonoran Desert stretches to meet the Sea of Cortez. Remote springs and oases provide relief to an arid landscape of cactus and mountains, bordered by coastal wetlands and an ocean teaming with wildlife.

PHOTOS: A Wild Trip To The Sea Of Cortez

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 07.29.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

An impromptu trip to the Sea of Cortez finds wildlife galore.

Watching Whales Off Of Los Cabos

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 04.24.2012 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Two enormous whales breached and slammed down on their sides. I thought the boat might capsize as we all got up from our seats, angling for unobstructed views.

PHOTOS: Colorado College Researchers Go 'Source To Sea'

Posted 01.31.2012 | Denver

After 110 days of paddling and hiking, two recent Colorado College graduates have completed a "source to sea" journey of the entire Colorado River. T...

Source To Sea: Researchers Traverse Entire Colo. River

Posted 01.08.2012 | Denver

In what must be one of the most sought-after field research projects in the West, Will Stauffer-Norris and Zak Podmore, two Colorado College alumni, a...

PHOTOS: Incredible Wildlife From The Sea Of Cortez

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From WiLDCOAST: CABO PULMO, Mexico - By the 1990s, decades of overfishing the waters of the Sea of Cortez left the coral reef at Cabo Pulmo, in the E...