UCSC Alumni LA Chapter 1999 Sea of Cortez Baja Trip

UCSC Alumni LA Chapter
1999 UC Sea of Cortez Baja Trip

Pictures from the Baja Trip

Barry's Sea of Cortez web page

What to Bring on this Trip

Itinerary: 5 days, 5 nights

July 20, 1999 (Tuesday):

Depart LAX at 4:05 p.m. on Aero California to La Paz, Mexico, snack in flight. Ground Transportation to the Don Jose, our 80 foot chartered motor vessel. Accommodations on board the Don Jose include 7 air conditioned cabins for 20 passengers, each with a changing area, storage closet, adjacent shower and head, plus a sink in most. The ship has a VHS video system and natural history library.

July 21, 22, and 23:

Three full days of island-hopping in the Sea of Cortez, scuba-diving for certified divers, snorkeling, hiking, and kayaking. Professor Barry Sinervo together with our captain and four (4) crew members will be on hand as we explore the exotic wonders of the area. An optional reading list will be provided upon request.

July 24 (Saturday):

Return to La Paz at 12:00 noon. Time to relax and explore La Paz. Accommodations at the Hotel Los Arcos, 2 guests per room. A single supplement is available upon request. Dinner, not included, at La Paz.

July 25 (Sunday):

8:50 a.m. flight, La Paz to LAX on Aero California.

Trip Fee:

The Trip Fee of $750.00 includes: The trip fee does not include:

Payment Policy:

An initial $350.00 deposit is due on or before December 15, 1998.
The balance of $400.00 per guest is due by April 1, 1999.
Payment may be by check made payable to the L.A. Chapter of the
Santa Cruz Alumni Association or by credit card by calling 
1-800-933-SLUG (Mention the UC Sea of Cortez Trip).

We must book twenty (20) persons on the boat to keep the trip
economical for all.  A suggested minimum age is 14.  A
cancellation fee of $50.00 will be charged before January 15,
1999.  Afterwards, deposits are non-refundable although we will
attempt to have a back-up waiting list and if we can re-book the
boat and air portion of the trip, we will return the deposit less
$50.00.  Trip insurance (covering illness and death) is available
for approximately Thirty-Nine Dollars ($39.00).

Reservation Policy:

To reserve your space (space is limited to the first 20 Slugs and friends) fill in the accompanying form and return to: Ken Feingold, Feingold & Spiegel, 11340 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. 175, Los Angeles, CA 90064-1662, together with your check in the amount of $350.00. If you pay by phone, you may fax your reservation form to 310-477-7248. We need: so we can send additional information. Upon receipt of your deposit, we will send additional information including trip insurance information, a clothing and gear list and other useful information. A passport or certified birth certificate and photo I.D. will be required for the trip.

Liability Stuff:

A release of liability form must be signed by all participants prior to the trip releasing the L.A. Chapter of the Alumni Association, our friends the Regents of University of California and Baja Expeditions from liability for the trip.

Additional Information:

For additional information, contact: Ken Feingold kaf@fandslaw.com or 310-477-7007 You may also visit Baja Expeditions at www.bajaex.com. Some Sea of Cortez web sites: Sea of Cortez reading list: Order your book from Amazon.com.

1999 UC Sea of Cortez Baja Trip
Reservation Form

(complete for each passenger):

                                   College Affiliation and Year

Home Phone:
                                   Special Areas of Interest

Work Phone:                        (i.e.,  scuba, hiking,
                                   kayaking, etc.)

                                   Special Dietary Needs

Method of Payment:  _____ Check

                    _____ Charge Card

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