When hiking or camping in Mexico beautiful Baja California Sur peninsula, one would be surprised by the many hidden oasis with running water there are. Considered mainly a long dry desert environment, the Baja keeps its secret well, only for the curious and adventurous visitors will it show the amazing biodiversity and richness of flora it actually has.
One great example is the beautiful camping site at San Antonio de la Sierra in the mountains near La Paz and Los Cabos, which has running water all year round coming from the near Sierra de la Laguna mountains, and tall trees such as palms, oaks and poplars.
This little camping paradise is inside the Sierra de la Laguna Biosphere reserve maintained by CONANP and therefore is equipped with latrines for the visitors and campers.
The creek runs in the middle of the large arroyo and sand platforms perfect for camping and enjoying the night, water is crystal clear but it is recommended to use a portable water filter purifier since animals can use this creek upstream from the camping site.
The water bottle filter and purifier BotEOZ from EOZ company is manufactured in La Paz and has won awards from the World Bank, CNN Heroes and UBS Visionaris. It is an extreme water purifier designed for use in harsh environment such as the Baja, the bottle is stainless steel to take the beating of the mule and 4x4 rides, and the hot sun rays, the filter will last a lifetime practically, 100,000 liters with periodic backwashing using the syringe provided with the filter bottle at purchase. The company helps rural children of Baja by donating a filter bottle for every 10 sales. For more information visit the website of EOZ and get details on this filter bottle at:
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Use is as simple as the photos show below: Simply fill the bottle, place the cap with integrated 0.1 micron filter and drink from outlet on cap! You can be sure you will obtain clear water with no bacteria or parasites at the outlet since the hollow fiber pore size does not let neither sediment nor microbes go through, pure physical exclusion thanks to the submicron size of the cartridge filter, safe and sound. No chemicals, no replacement, no bad taste, no waiting, no pumping. Hollow fiber is the advanced technology for water filtration worldwide.
In the meantime, enjoy your traveling and camping adventures in Baja California Sur and do not forget to bring your filter bottle purifier BotEOZ with you to avoid carrying many liters of expensive and non ecological bottled water. For any information on amazing and wild camping sites in the mountains, oasis or coast of Baja California Sur, do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, we will be glad to assist you with your adventure travel plan in Baja, we know it as the palm of our hand!