260 pages
B&W photos
6 x 9
Pub date 2002


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Historic Characters, Events, and Locations, that Put Baja California on the Map
by Greg Niemann

Greg Niemann, well known Baja journalist and author of Baja Fever, shares his extensive knowledge of the Baja California peninsula-its colorful past and booming present-in this easy-to-read reference book. History, lore and amazing stories make it a must have for Bajaphiles as well as armchair travelers.

Get to know the "founding fathers" of Baja, the padres, pirates and pioneers who scratched a living out of the desert and the sea and left their legacies in the current culture. Visit the landmark hotels, glamorous resorts and world-class watering holes that have drawn generations of tourists south of the border, and learn about the many famous faces and figures that keep this tiny finger of land in the international spotlight.