VIVA BAJA #4 Feb. 1, 2003


 

'Viva Baja' is a gathering of amigos who love to share their adventures and interest in Baja California, Mexico. Held at a Southern California restaurant, there have been four Viva Baja get-togethers. The fourth Viva was held on Feb. 1, 2003 in Capistrano Beach.

71 Baja enthusiasts attended the event hosted by David Kier, known as 'David K' on the various Internet discussion boards. Links to these boards and many other Baja sites and trip photos are found at http://davidksbaja.com/.

If you are someone who loves traveling in Baja and sharing your experiences (via writing books, posting Internet articles, hosting web sites, or operating a Baja business), and would like to attend the next Viva Baja, contact David K at the email address listed in his web site.

Baja authors attending Viva Baja #4 included Bernie Swaim, Marv Patchen, Graham Mackintosh, and Dr. Robert Jackson.

Baja web site hosts attending included Norm Laniewicz and Dick Van Bree of BajaLinks.com, Timothy Walker of Tim'sBaja.com, Eric Robataille and Trish Ramsey of Amigos de Baja (Bajanet.com), Carlos Fiesta of BajaExpo.com, and Jens (El Aleman) of Baja-web.com

Baja businesses attending included Keith Rolle of the Baja California Language College, Hugh and Carol Kramer of Discover Baja Travel Club, Tillie Foster of Hotel San Nicolas, Keri McCarty of the Pyramid Resort, Juanita Miller of El Fuerte Sportfishing, Marv and Gail Sherrill of the Baja Calendar, and Walt and Charllote Hussong.

All other guests are Baja enthusiasts, suffering from a severe case of 'Baja Fever'!

Please enjoy the following photos taken by 'Bedman'...........

 


Msal (Sally) was a great help finding us a restaurant near her community for Viva Baja #4.

 


Graham Mackintosh shows us his two great books and told us about his third.
http://grahammackintosh.com/

 


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are John Howard and Judy Smith, both racers in the early Baja 1000 and 500 events. Judy now is an editor for Dusty Times Off Road News.

 


Aletha Patchen (above), and Judy Smith were some of the first women Baja racers! Aletha and Marv Patchen have authored two Baja books: Baja Adventures by Land, Air, Sea and Baja Outpost.


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