VIVA BAJA PARTY OCT.28, 2000
A grand get-together of book and article authors, website
creators, and gobaja 'roomies' was held in San Clemente on Saturday, Oct.
28th. The party was organized by 'David K' with the intent to further
constructive communication for the benefit of ALL who use the Internet to
learn (or share things) about Baja California.
Nearly fifty guests
attended and included those who provide or represent the
Amigos de Baja, Baja Links, Baja Expo, Baja-Web, Baja
Public Message Board, Baja Nomad, Baja Traveler Magazine, Baja California
Language College, and the San Nicolas Hotel in Ensenada.
attending included Graham Mackintosh, Greg Niemann, Kacey Smith, and Mike
Frequent contributors to the discussion boards present
included... Lorenzo de Baja (LdB), David Eidell, Michelle (M), Ofer, Dave
in 29 Palms, DP Dave, Paulina, Neal Johns (Aridologist), Alejandra, Jack
Swords, and more!
Ken Cooke (Baja Ken) who shared his San Pedro Martir
photos on TimsBaja.com and DavidKsBaja.com, provided music for us. Ken's
guest, Suzanne, showed us her beautiful collection of Baja landscape
photography. Lorenzo showed us his very interesting movies of early trips
into Baja from nearly 40 years ago. Graham provided his entertaining
slides from both his first and latest Baja walking adventures. Many others
shared a bit of Baja during the 'Show and Tell' presentation. We all
learned some new things that day.
Door prizes offered included Deluxe
hotel accomodations for two nights in Ensenada (from Tillie of the San
Nicolas), and in Rosarito (from Ferna de Tijuana); $100 cash from 'Wayno'
of BB Bait and Tackle, in Blythe; A copy of 'Into a Desert Place' from
Graham Mackintosh; A copy of 'Baja Fever' from Greg Niemann; A copy of Ray
Cannon's 'Sea of Cortez' from David K; Two Hellerwork sessions from
'jeans' (Mindy); and two full fare sportfishing tickets at 'Pierpoint',
The more than thirty photos will give you a
sample of some of your 'fellow amigos' enjoying that day. If you have a
photo of a guest that was missed please scan and email to me (jpeg), and I
will add it! A list of links from attendees completes the page.
you all so much for making VIVA BAJA a great day!