Baja California Sur

Our first stop in Baja Sur was San Ignacio, an oasis in the middle of the desert. It was also our first glimpse of an old colonial mission built to convert the natives of Mexico. Although beautiful structures, the missions carry a sad history linked to European diseases that decimated native populations. We saw more of these missions along the peninsula, including the next stops in Mulege and Santa Rosalia. Continue reading “Baja California Sur”