The National Geographic ship Venture at sunrise.
The Venture in Magdalena Bay, Baja.
The Venture features a broad bow with maximum viewing possibilities.
The stern. We boarded zodiacs from this deck, after passing through the "mud room" where our life vests were stored.
Venture was one of our landings.
The Venture in the evening from a beach where we had a BBQ.
A large number of brown pelicans gathered to capture the fish brought up by a feeding humpback.
The rocks at Cabo san Lucas, the southern end of the Baja.
Cardon cactus. WIKIPEDIA: Pachycereus pringlei, also known as Mexican giant cardon or elephant cactus, is a species of cactus native to northwestern Mexico in the states of Baja California, Baja California Sur, and Sonora.
Cardon -- old, new, and "abnormal"
Boojum. GOOGLE: Fouquieria columnaris, the Boojum tree or cirio is a tree in the ocotillo family, whose other members include the ocotillos.
Expedition leader under a boojum.
A hike at dawn, under a setting full moon.
A hike at dawn.
Evening with amazing geology in the background.
At Sanddollar Beach on Magdalena Bay.
Rise of the full moon over the Sea of Cortes.
The night sky in the Baja.