Whale sharks in La Paz

Whale sharks, a natural wonder in La Paz It’s fall, which means that soon the whale sharks will be arriving to feed just off the coast of La Paz. We are lucky to witness this incredible natural phenomenon, a combination of nutrients and wind patterns that bring the whale sharks here. We are also lucky […]

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Tim Means – friend of the Earth and ecotourism pioneer

Earlier this month, we lost a giant in the world of conservation and ecotourism with the passing of Tim Means. Many people knew Tim as the founder of Baja Expeditions, where in the early days he famously dragged friends along “guinea pig” adventures, proving concepts, creating products, and along the way pioneering ecotourism along the […]

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Regenerative Travel Blog Series Part 1

Regenerative travel in México Categories, labels and buzzwords Many people like categories, and without a doubt, consumers love labels. To this end, the tourism industry has generated an evolving list of buzzwords to distance the niche of travel in which we operate from mass tourism. When we say mass tourism, think large, mostly indistinguishable hotels, […]

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A sea turtle’s journey from Costa Rica to Mexico

SEA TURTLE CONSERVATION THROUGH TRAVEL When we launched RED Travel 9 years ago, sea turtles were very much a part of our essence. Sea turtle conservation was behind our first efforts to use travel as a platform for species and habitat conservation and for creating sustainable employment. Species conservation through travel Fast forward to 2019. […]

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How much do you know about the whale sharks of La Paz?

Whale Sharks in the Bay of La Paz La Paz, Baja California Sur is one of the few destinations in the world regularly visited by whale sharks. The largest fish on the planet, whale sharks reach over 60 feet long and weighing up to over 20 tons. Despite their size, whale sharks are known locally […]

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Academic travel – combating desertification

Reforestation in Sierra la Laguna Biosphere Reserve Back in 2015, we published a blog entry after launching a pilot academic program in the Sierra de la Laguna Biosphere Reserve. Working with  the National Parks Commission, regional biologists, and local ranchero families in the reserve we designed a program  focused on reforestation, climate change, desertification, and soil […]

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