" Here begins the homeland "phrase inscribed on a cairn that marks the end of Mexico and Latin Americaand that many inspiring travel to meet the rest of the country mentioned. It is there, at the end or beginning of Mexico , where the chef Miguel Angel Guerrero , starts its journey transpeninsular.
Baja Expedition as a need to reconnect with Michael for the past, say hello to old friends who were presented to him by his late father, returning to sites from childhood went fishing every year under the guidance of their teachers, today all gone, down by saltwater snorkeling , alone with his harpoon and waiting for the big fish, as he was taught by his uncle to be him, almost a child. The love for the land down California, delivering his people, the taste of the ingredients and lifestyle, make year after year, returns to finish the unfinished journey, to fill that feeling that invades the body when it comes to end of the cruise and that tells us something missing to do.
In 2012, the chef along with his son, summons his friends to accompany him runs the Baja on a culinary journey experimental, which gives full rein to their imagination to cook it collected during the day. Months of planning, possible routes to take, places to camp for the different species of fish, molluscs, crustaceans and everything known to give the two seas that bathe the land: the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez . Lift the harvest of the garden to accompany him with its freshness beets, tomatoes, vegetables in general and all herbs that make your kitchen a mixture of fine aromas and highlight perceived even in the most remote places of the Low . Know in advance that many days eating only the sea, makes one yearns other flavors, so it is accompanied by red meat (rib and freshly slaughtered sheep for the expedition ), giving the dinner a range of nuances on the palate and in the great feasts. Among the boxes and coolers traveling exotic species, different flowers of salt, fine aged cheeses and knows everything required to create your style BajaMed; mix of culinary influences Mexico , Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean area, thereby delighting the large variety of palates who laugh and talk every night and sharing with all those with whom the expedition known or rediscovered during the trip.
Adolfo Ayala, suos chef and Carlos Cota, friends and hunting and fishing since childhood, Alejandro Crosthwaite and Tito Robles, rencontrados friends of his student, Leon Felipe Chargoy photographer, documentary of the trip and close friend, Miguel Angel Guerrero IV, his son, pupil and companion for 13 years nearly all his travels and Luis Robles, son of Tito Robles, form the core group of the expedition, who travel for 24 days, to them intermittently accompanied by Eduardo Guerrero, his brother , Marco Amador, sommelier sponsoring brand wines LA Cetto , Orlando Plats sponsoring brand meats Famous, Samuel Chavez and Eduardo Araujo , all mutual friends of the expedition.
The journey of 2,700 miles the motorcycle perform, accompanied by two additional vehicles where the support team travels, kitchens, ingredients and other luggage, starting in the city of Tijuana , concluding in Los Cabos. The decline, from north to south, is carried out by way of zigzag, from the Pacific to the Sea of Cortez and back, 8 times, all to reach areas natural beauty ideal for the species in the area, by the challenge of getting there or just to say hello to old friends. The tour is a must stop in Bahia Asuncion, forming village cooperative living fishing for abalone, lobster and large fish that live in the cold waters of the Pacific Baja California, there, on a small island of the same name, product ecological catastrophe, now in recovery and as a tribute for their help in this work, the remains of Miguel Guerrero II , father of the expedition leader.
Tijuana, Ensenada, San Felipe, Valley of the Giants, San Luis Gonzaga, Bahia de Los Angeles, Black Warrior, El Vizcaino, Bahia Asuncion, Punta Abreojos, San Ignacio, Santa Rosalia, Punta Sneak, Loreto, Mulege, Ciudad Constitucion, Isla Magdalena, La Paz and Los Cabos , are just a few of points visited during the trip and are easily recognized.
Baja Expedition is the result of the combined efforts of many people, Secretary of State Tourism BC, local craft brewers like Rámuri or big brands like Black model, wine houses: LA Cetto, Baron Balche and Roganto, employers in the region with its brands Calimax Eco Gas , and marks each locality as Sal de San Felipe, Hotel Hacienda Punta Sneak, Bahia Hotel & Beach Club, Sunday Place, Buffalo BBQ, All-in-Picture, Las Olas Resort and Spa, Customs Agency Adolfo Ayala, Loreto or the Cooperative Magic Town Punta Abreojos , are just some of the sponsors who bet on this journey
Telling this story through the picture is what led me to create the project: Digital Nomads, Expedition in 8 times by León Felipe Chargoy , is my view of the Low, human interaction with nature framed with geography and terrain, which makes this a place to preserve peninsula. It's the perfect excuse to raise awareness to new generations, that you enjoy and commit to turn in their conservation.