Category: Travel

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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Up into the Sea 2.2. from Puerto Escondido to Santa Rosalia

Puerto Escondido’s natural harbor was beautiful as ever. Sunrises are especially serene there; the morning sky rises behind framed by two windows formed by hills on the peninsula enclosing the bay. The marina…

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Up into the Sea 2.1. from La Paz to Puerto Escondido

We had a nice long stay in La Paz this time, we even afforded ourselves the luxury of staying in a marina for a month. From our slip we had a view…

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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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Out of the Sea from La Paz to Yelapa and Bahía Banderas

La Paz lies behind an inlet and a large sandbank. Boats anchored in the bay are protected from swell unless it travels exactly the direction of the channel. The channel also funnels…

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Down the Sea 1.6. from Santa Rosalia to La Paz

We left Santa Rosalia early after a short night sleep, because I was editing, formatting and uploading pictures and finally posting the last posts around midnight. Radu was preparing the boat, checking…

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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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Down the Sea 5… From Puerto Peñasco to Bahía Kino and Santa Rosalia

11/18-12/12/2016 We left Puerto Peñasco around noon for our about 20 hour crossing of the upper Sea of Cortez to Puerto Refugio, an anchorage at the northern shore of Ísla Ángel de…

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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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