• Bare-toed vaquero Bare-toed vaquero
    Rarely visited by outsiders, the ranchers of Sierra de la Giganta in Baja California Sur live much as their ancestors have for the past two centuries. They raise goats and cattle and grow a magnificent variety of fruits, vegetables, and flowers in one of the driest places on the continent. The men, women, and children depicted in this book have never known the luxury of municipal water or electricity on their ranches. Yet, as Marchand's photographs show, they are remarkably self-sufficient in their use of technologies that would be considered archaic by most standards today.
  • saddling south calendar calendar
    Enjoy a years worth of beautiful pictures and great memories from the mountains of Baja California Sur and of the wonderful people who both inhabit and visit this place in our full size (8.5x11 in) double page wall calendar.
  • Cerca de la Tierra back Cerca de la Tierra front
    Elizabeth Moreno D. was born in La Paz, Baja California Sur. She has gathered photographic memories over the years of her favorite subject, the people and ranch culture of the peninsula’s southern mountain ranges. Elizabeth was also the main photographer of the documentary film La Recua – the mule pack train in 2018. Subsequently her coffee-table style hardcover book is a wonderful tribute to BCS families and their stories. Bilingual excerpts in a well-organized afterword describe the photos and their subjects.
  • Corazon Vaquero DVD Corazon Vaquero DVD
    Corazon Vaquero is a definitive glimpse into the lives of the Californios, a people whose roots reach back 300 years to the original missionary soldiers of California’s Spanish Frontier. This is a people who have thrived in the harsh dry lands of Baja California while keeping many of their traditions alive and untouched by the modern world. Join us as we travel mule back into the Heart of the Cowboy. Watch rare footage of the daily lives of these vaqueros and their families in California’s Final Frontier. Experience the peace, humor, and hospitality of a people living as one with their environment and with each other. These are the Last of the Californios.
  • Original poster of Baja California Sur’s own docu-story, history told through the stories of Dario Higuera, from Rancho El Jarillal. La Recua, the documentary, will be available for sale and screenings starting 2022!
  • San Ignacio Kadakaamån San Ignacio Kadakaamån
    Affectionately known as “Juanita” by everyone in her adopted home in the small village of San Ignacio, Ms. Ames has lived in the town’s original guest-house a half block off the main plaza for 20 years. During that time she has absorbed and added to the sense of slow-paced and friendly atmosphere unique to this oasis in the heart of the peninsula. Her love of the history and the people shines through the stories and timelines she captures. A wonderful way to immerse into a small-town’s history and soak up a sense-of place.
  • Surprise friends and family with a loving donkey kiss every morning!

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