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Miraculous Air: Journey of a Thousand Miles Through Baja California, the Other Mexicoby C M Mayo
Synopses & Reviews
Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-370) and index.
Book News Annotation:
Armchair travelers as well as those who have been in Mexico will take pleasure in reading this fine collection of essays by Mayo (formerly economics, ITAM, Mexico City, she's the founding editor of (/Tameme/>). Moving through the different regions of Baja, Mayo describes its people, food, tourists, festivals, and problems in a travelogue-style narrative that alternates between description and her frequent conversations with the local people.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Table of Contents
The south : so close to the United States — Los Cabos : el Halloween and the Dia de muertos — Todos santos : the visitors — The interior: strange treasures — The Llano de Magdalena to San Ignacio : like people you see in a dream — In the Sierra de San Francisco : the most beautiful dream — Beyond the Vizcaâino : fine kings — The sea of Cortes : many secret and marvelous things — Cabo San Lucas to La Paz : the sea is Cortâes — Bahâia de Los Angeles : Bay of Angels — The Pacific coast : leviathan — Laguna San Ignacio : lay thine hand upon him — Scammon's lagoon (Laguna Ojo de Liebre) and Guerrero Negro : black — Warrior, white salt — San Quintâin : in the land of the clouds — Borders : the sound of one hand clapping — Tijuana : a touch of evil — San Diego to Mexico City : jewel point.
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