<p>Sitting on the beach in Los Barilles, Mexico, adventurers Mary McIntyre and Catherine Yrisarri admire the windsurfers that flock to the region for its calm seas and offshore winds.</p><p> <a href="http://adventureblog.nationalgeographic.com/blog/the-adventurists/">See the “Navigating Baja” dispatches and videos &gt;&gt;</a></p>

Riding the Wind

Sitting on the beach in Los Barilles, Mexico, adventurers Mary McIntyre and Catherine Yrisarri admire the windsurfers that flock to the region for its calm seas and offshore winds.

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Photograph by Max Lowe

Photos: Navigating Baja

Exploring Baja's Deserts, Canyons, and Coasts A group of new friends—including photographer Max Lowe, cinematographer Hayden Peters, apprentice navigator Austin Kino, and their local host, Chris Mathias—went to Baja California to experience the desert peninsula as most do not. Their forays took in slot canyon hot springs, surging surf breaks, swimming with whale sharks, and lessons in Hawaiian sailing and celestial navigation. Follow their adventure here >>

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