In addition to my Moon Guide, which is helpful for budget options, I always consult Tripadvisor.com for their “Top 10 things to do in…” whenever I am destination planning. Yes, those are always the most crowded activities, but just like our National Park system, there is a reason they got to be that way. So I figure that makes them worthy of exploration.
The Number 1 activity for La Paz is a boat trip out to Espíritu Santos, (translates to “Holy Spirit,) a UNESCO-protected island in the Gulf of California Biosphere Reserve. Jacque Cousteu called this neighboring island surrounded by idyllic bays, “the world’s aquarium.” Continue reading