Baja Part IV

Make sure you have a good map and GPS!

In my last series on “How to get lost in Baja…or, who packed the pesos”, I talked about important documentation that you will need when crossing the border, having the right amount of money, and making sure your vehicles are in order.In this series, I plan to uncover what to do once you get to Baja, how to communicate with the locals, and what if something goes wrong.

Baja Part II

Today we bring you Baja part two of three and in two days Matt and Meredith leave to make the drive cross country for Matt’s third (and Meredith’s second) trip to Baja. Read how you can track them live starting February 9th.


Matthew Mesarchik, rider, traveler, food nut, based in Middlefield ohio.

If you have a passion in life, sports fan, history buff, pizza fanatic, whatever it is that you go crazy for, there is likely a “must do” trip or event you dream of. Soccer fans have to do the World Cup, golfer’s dream of teeing off at Saint Andrews. For a certain type of motorcycle rider, and most any off road enthusiast, there is Baja California, Mexico.

Mamaliga Cu Brinza

Mamaliga Cu Brinza

The following recipe has been passed down to me from my grandmother who was born in Romania in Voilia back in 1896. She immigrated to the United States when she was 19 to join her future husband in Ohio. They settled in Alliance, Ohio where my grandfather owned a bakery. Some of my fondest memories … Read more…

Geauga County Maple Syrup

Geauga County Maple Syrup

If you have a local foods enthusiast on your gift list, you already know that finding fresh, locally grown produce for their Christmas stocking is a tough search. Start thinking outside the season. One of the most treasured local products and a gift the locavore* on your list will treasure is maple syrup—and living in … Read more…