Category: Imagination

A Love Affair with Bats.

Ísla Partida has a thriving bat population. Uniquely adapted, these bats catch and eat fish with long clawed feet and carry their catch in a pouch between their legs and wings. An ocean…

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One Big Scheme.

I cannot help but wonder, if everything we have been taught about a successful life is nothing but a big scheme. It seems that only a few and, most often, other people…

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Lupe Therapy.

Yesterday, we hung out with Lupe. Lupe opened the one and only restaurant in Bahía San Evaristo two years ago. Cruisers, who come every year, encouraged this small fishing village of around…

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Tiny is Great.

Tiny living come in all forms, can be on land or on water, mobile or permanent. Tiny is making an impact. It’s a game changer. Tiny houses are now trendy in the…

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The Seri Against Western Civilization.

It was a short sail over to Bahía Kino, past a rock formation the Seri call Ak Akeem and another, which looks like a sphinx from one side and like a turtle…

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No Wallet for a Week.

SV Coastal Drifter’s Debbie calls it ‘having a free day’. When we are at remote anchorages and even if we go ashore there are no people, no villages, no restaurants and we…

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Water Part 4 – We are Water.

Our use of fresh water is frivolous. I understand that it feels great to stand under the running water of a shower. We are mainly made out of water, perhaps we like…

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Water Part 3 – Conquering the World.

Either greed or ignorance seem to run away with projects like Keystone and DAPL as well as the building booms of desert cities like Puerto Peñasco and Las Vegas. We built it…

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In Flight.

From a cruiser’s perspective, modern air travel is quite tedious. You have to drive somewhere outside of town, stand in lines, pass security checks, wait some more, squeeze yourself into a small…

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Water Part 2 – Water in Puerto Peñasco.

Water is very scarce in Puerto Peñasco, where we spend over 3 months in summer of 2016. Puerto Peñasco supplies its population of 60.000 with 6-10 city wells, depending who you are…

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