Baja California’s Ancient Warrior

The Sierra de San Fransisco rises almost straight up from the desert floor of Baja California, climbing for a mile.  No rolling foothills presage its existence.  It lunges up like skyscrapers, stabbing at the air with its crooked towers, snatching at clouds with its twisted peaks.  Here and there high mesas contrast with the crags.  The mesas fall away into great slashes of canyons, as deep as the mountains are tall.  From the distance, the mountain... Read More