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Cave Paintings in Baja California - YouTube
Unknown to most, ancient cave paintings exist on the Baja...
Baja Cave Paintings
Baja and Beyond Tours - A trip to the mysterious rock art of the Sierra de San Francisco in Baja...
Discover Cave Paintings in Baja California, Mexico Near ...
One of the must-sees on a visit to Baja California in Mexico are the cave paintings, some dating back to 7,000 years ago. While many are hidden in difficult terrain, others are more easily accessible. With a home base in Loreto , dozens of archeological sites can be visited, including Rancho San Gregorio, Cueva La Palma, Cueva El Borrego, plus Cueva Pintada (Gardener Cave), Cueva de las Flechas, and more in Santa Teresa...
Painted Cave of El Carmen :: Baja Travel Adventures - Baja ...
Article and photos by David Kier
Located in the very center of the peninsula is a beautiful painted cave that is a great reward for the short, but steep hike. This is perhaps the furthest north example of giant humans painted on a cave wall, similar to those of the Sierra de San Francisco made famous by Erle Stanley Gardner in the 1960's. The native Indians that were on the peninsula when the...
Caves of México: Cataviña
Two km north of Cataviña on the Trans Peninsular Highway at km 170 there is an easily accessible cave with cave paintings.
Still in Baja California, there are many caves with paintings around the San Ignacio area. They appear as human and animal designs left by Baja's original inhabitants. Oscar Fischer, the owner of the...
Date: 2015-08-30 22:52:27
Baja Discovery | Cave Paintings
Cave paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco, Baja California, Mexico
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An invitation to unusual travel...an adventure on muleback into the mountains, midway down the peninsula to explore the rugged terrain, delicate ecology and Grand Murals found there. These murals, painted by an unknown people, represent some of the most distinctive rock art in North America. Publicized by author Earle Stanley Gardner in 1962, the murals are a treasured part of Baja's history.
Cave Paintings: The best-kept secret of Bajas Desert
Cave Paintings: The best-kept secret of Baja's Desert
Baja California Sur (South Baja) is a fascinating region consisting of endless landscapes among which are found spectacular deserts with deep canyons and large plateaus that have remained intact, priceless evidence of a long history of colonization and survival.
This is "Arid America", a jealous guardian...
Sierra de Guadalupe cave paintings - Wikipedia
The Sierra de Guadalupe cave paintings are a series of prehistoric rock art pictographs near Rancho La Trinidad, Mulegé in Baja California Sur , Mexico . The Sierra de Guadalupe, mountains west of Mulegé, contains the largest number of known prehistoric rock art sites in Baja California. 
They form part of Central Baja California's 'great mural tradition' and are protected by Mexican law. The largest of several rock walls features the 'Trinidad deer', one of the best deer paintings in Baja California. The area also includes...
Date: 2017-12-05 23:57:07
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Cave Paintings in Mulegé: Have a Baja Moment (in Time)!
Rock Art and Cave Paintings in Mulegé: Have a Baja Moment (in Time)!
February 17, 2013 by Ashley Curtin Leave a Comment
by Ashley Curtin (all photos courtesy of VisitBajaSur)
You can Have a Baja Moment (in time) as you walk through caves discovering collections of prehistoric art (rupestres) drawn on the sides of boulders and along...
Magical Cataviña - San Quintin - Baja California's Best ...
Located in and around Cataviña are a number of cave paintings (rupestres) - most around 1,000 years old. These paintings hail from the Yumano and Cochimí indians that have inhabited the Baja peninsula for many generations. (While, today, cave paintings are few and quite literally far between, they can still be found in remote parts of Baja).
Extreme climate conditions in this part of Baja have...
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The Baja California Peninsula
The Baja California Peninsula
The Baja California peninsula is a vast territory stretching for nearly 1100 miles South from the border of San Diego California, USA with Tijuana, Baja, Mexico.� It is almost as long as the west coast of the US but the average width of the peninsula is only 50 to 75 miles.� Baja is largely an...
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The most common method of contact on the "Peninsula" is still via phone/fax/mail.
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Top 10 Beautiful Spots To Visit On The Baja California ...
Updated: 3 February 2017
The Baja California peninsula runs along the west coast of Mexico for an incredible 775 miles and is famous for excellent wine, pristine natural habitats, and some of the best diving in the world. Prehistoric cave paintings, immaculate beaches, migratory whales, and tropical oases all make it onto our list of 10 beautiful spots you need to visit on the Baja...
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Loreto, Baja California Sur - Wikipedia
According to INEGI , the 2005 city population was 10,283 people  with 2565 households, with 77.67% male and 22.32% female householders. The population is young: 29.75% are from 0 to 14 years of age, 19.19% from 15 to 24, and only 6.42% are 60 years of age or older. For every 100 females there are 102.5 males, and for every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.5 males. The...
Date: 2017-12-05 11:57:23
Baja Mountain Cave Art and Ranch Culture - Sea Kayak Baja ...
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The Sierra San Francisco is one of Baja's World Heritage areas for its giant mysterious Rock Paintings. Ride a mule or hike for 5 days, immersed in a traditional ranching culture and its landscape, including 10,000+ year old rock art with mysterious origins.
To get there from Loreto, we ride in a private van to San Ignacio, past Baja's most recent eruption, the Tres Virgines volcano. Visit the San Ignacio mission with its impressive stonework and its well-labeled garden of native plants, and the town square lined with huge trees. Stay at the Ignacio Springs Bed & Breakfast by the freshwater lagoon to an amusing chorus of...
Baja California Rock Art Dated to 7,500 Years Ago
Baja California Rock Art Dated to 7,500 Years Ago
for National Geographic News
July 17, 2003
The giant rock art murals that grace the walls of hundreds of shelters and caves found in the hardscrabble hills of the high sierra in Baja California Sur, Mexico, date back as far as 7,500 years ago, according to data from an ongoing study of the area.
The ancient dates for the paintings cast...
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Cave Paintings Tours, Loreto BCS
The cave paintings of the Sierra de la San Francisco, and the guides that lead you there are both examples of how some things never change. Join us on our Mule Trips out into the mountains to experience the wonder of going back in time. These federally protected pictographs are amazing examples of past
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Visit a multitude of rock art sites and experience the beauty of the Sierra de la San Francisco on this 5 day adventure deep into the mountains of Baja California...
Loreto Sea and Land Tours, Baja California, Vacation tours
Loreto Sea and Land Tours is a small locally owned and operated tour company located in the heart of Loreto, Baja California Sur. We have over 10 years specializing in activities on land and by sea. Snorkel by beautiful Islands in the Sea of Cortez one day and hike inland to visit cave paintings on the following day. With our experienced guides and excellent service we are confident we can help make your Baja Adventure a vacation to remember.� We also offer group pricing and discounts for doing multiple days of...
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Join us on our 5-day whale watching trips to Laguna San Ignacio in Baja California Sur, Mexico to see the friendly gray whales up close in their winter mating and calving grounds. We invite you to join us at our eco-friendly and comfortable "safari-style" tent camp on Punta Piedra (Rocky Point), the VERY best location for...