Baja Explorations 11-02
Agua Dulce & Gonzaga Bay Sidetrips

Veteran's Day Weekend to Agua Dulce and Other Sites

A lone blue palm grows from the gully containing the large spring. Located along the El Camino Real, Agua Dulce was a vital water source for early travels. GPS at the water's edge is N29°52.97'/ W114°49.38' (NAD27).

Agua Dulce (Sweet Water)

The spring now quenches the thirst of cattle, but gave life to Baja's original natives and early travelers.

Adobe ruins near San Juan de Dios

Located along the arroyo one mile north-east of the mission visita, at N30°11.32' W115°09.14'. The history of this site is unclear. Photos and GPS for the visita are at:

Pico Matomi to the north-east.

A new ranch road heads towards the mountain, which is about ten miles away. Photo taken from a gate at N30°16.12' W115°11.82'. The Baja Almanac shows a site called La Huertita out this way.

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