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Friday, October 3, 2014

#DoBaja: Win a Trip to Baja and Follow My Ecotourism Adventure

Sierra de San Pedro Mártir National Park Baja California Mexico
Photo courtesy Baja California Tourism
As I have mentioned before, after a multi-year hiatus, Romeo and I have started venturing back into Baja.  Our first Baja adventure was joining a Baja food tour.  We then traveled to Tijuana for a dinner at Misión 19, had a weekend getaway in Rosarito, staying at the Rosarito Beach Hotel, and then crossed the border again to spend an afternoon drinking wine at AlXimia in the Valle de Guadalupe.

I’ll be heading back down to Baja again, but instead of a food adventure, this time will be an ecotourism adventure in Baja’s biggest national park, Sierra de San Pedro Mártir National Park, and an aquatic adventure in San Quintin.  I’m so excited to be exploring and learning more about the nature side of Baja, as my personal opinion is far too many people travel to Baja strictly to drink and party.  My goal for our continued trips into Baja is to be able to share with you the culture, food, and nature of Baja, rather than just the best place to get a Corona.

La Lobera San Quintin Baja California Mexico
Photo courtesy Baja California Tourism
Do you have a hankering to discover Baja?  If you do, and you have a Twitter account, you are in luck.  Baja California Tourism is giving away a custom three-night getaway for one lucky Twitter user sharing how they #DoBaja. 

  1. Follow @Discoverbaja on Twitter.
  2. Send a tweet and tell them how you Do Baja, including the hashtag #DoBaja, e.g.: “@Discoverbaja when I #DoBaja, I snorkel in the Sea of Cortez.”
  3. Extra entries will be given for tweeting a personal photo of Baja and tagging both @Discoverbaja and #DoBaja.

The Baja California Tourism Giveaway runs through November 1, 2014, and is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States who are 18 years or older at the time of entry.  For more information, see the Rules/Terms and Conditions.  (Update: This contest has ended and the Rules/Terms and Conditions are no longer available.)

Winners will receive a custom Baja getaway for two including a three-night stay at a hotel in one or two of the following municipalities: Ensenada, Rosarito, Tijuana, San Felipe, Mexicali, and Tecate.  The prize includes one complimentary or discounted local experience such as a wine tour, hot air balloon ride, horseback riding experience, snorkeling adventure, or ATV ride.  The package will be valid through December 31, 2015.

Stay tuned for my next Baja adventure and good luck in winning your own!

This post is in partnership with Baja California Tourism.  As always, all opinions are my own.

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Katherine Belarmino and Romeo Belarmino are the authors of Travel the World, a travel blog for the everyday working stiff. They work full-time in non-travel related jobs, but take every opportunity they can to travel the world during their limited vacation time.