Category: Travel Impressions

The Place of the Deer.

A place of peaceful beauty, Mazatlan lies at the Southern Sea of Cortez on mainland Mexico. Mazatlan means ‘place of the deer’ in Nahuatl, spoken by the native Indian tribe. Later the…

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The Island of the Birds.

Thousands of birds, circling in the sky, nesting, fishing. Day and night, Ísla Ísabel is teaming with life. We have seen some nature along the way, but this island topped it all.…

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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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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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Great Company, Great Food!

The Benedict brothers of West Los Angeles had us over for dinner last night. We met Steven, the older of the two, at an arts and crafts show at Bahía de los…

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At Peace.

The Day of the Dead. Halloween. Totensonntag. We celebrate the dead. Every culture, in their own way, honors those who came before us. We honor the ones, who died too young, after…

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Time on Land.

Beginning of August, we hauled out the Imagine. The prices here in Puerto Peñasco for sanding and painting are so good, that we decided to go all out and sand the whole…

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Oh Mango!

If there is one fruit I love, it is mango. This south-east asian fruit is cultivated all over the tropics. The mango is an expat like me and having lunch shaded by…

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Peaceful La Paz.

They say sailing and cruising will slow you down. So far we have been racing down Baja to La Paz to get North of the 25° latitude, because our insurance wants us…

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In the Land of the Avocado and the Tomato.

Before we left San Diego for Mexico, we provisioned. Bought a lot of food, as if we wouldn’t touch land for another six months. We didn’t know what to expect and wanted…

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