Desert scene near La Virgen.
Map 16 new or N-19 old Baja Almanac topograhic map book.

The original La Virgen shrine on the old trans-peninsular dirt road.

Naturally sculptured boulder near La Virgen.

Arroyo Aguaje Guillermo Palms

Over 100 blue and fan palms were found by Neal and Marian
after a mile hike from the road end.
The unmapped road is 0.4 mile north of La Virgen, and then a 4.4 mile drive east.
Another great discovery by the Johns', thanks for sharing with us!

Data Sheet for Neal's Feb. '03 Baja Trip

  • GPS Waypoints are at map datum NAD27 Mexico
  • Agua Dulce access road: 29°51.67'/ 114°50.36'
  • Agua Dulce spring: 29°52.97'/ 114°49.38'
  • La Virgen access (Neal's): 29°49.18'/ 114°48.48'
  • La Virgen access (DK's): 29°49.41'/ 114°48.63'
  • Yubay/Desengano access on L.A. Bay hwy.: 29°04.30'/ 114°02.37'
  • Fork: Yubay right./Desengano left: 29°06.83'/ 114°01.61'
  • Jcn.: Yubay right/Rock Palm Hill straight: 29°09.16'/ 114°01.36'
  • Yubay Parking for 2WDs: 29°10.18'/ 113°59.73'
  • Yubay Parking for 4WD/Trail start: 29°10.28'/ 113°59.62'
  • El Camino Real (from south) bottom: 29°10.58'/ 113°59.21'
  • El Camino Real summit: 29°10.54'/ 113°59.19'
  • Tinaja de Yubay: 29°10.68'/ 113°59.22'
  • Upper tinaja (above Yubay): 29°10.93'/ 113°58.99'
  • Luz de Mexico mine road: 29°02.93'/ 113°55.94'
  • Side track to arch boojum & El Camino Real near San Borja: 28°51.55'/ 113°47.65'
  • El Camino Real (south end): 28°51.57'/ 113°47.40'
  • El Camino Real (north end): 28°51.98'/ 113°47.65'
  • El Marmol south access at old road: 29°51.34'/ 114°48.52'
  • El Marmol Onyx Quarry: 29°57.99'/ 114°48.28'
  • Above GPS data from Neal Johns & David K

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