There is always a feeling leaving an anchorage where you’ve stayed for longer than a couple of days. It’s not a feeling or sensation for that matter that I can put a finger on, ... but I have it every time. Maybe it’s a sense of readiness to move on. Or maybe just the opposite. … Continue reading Animas Slot and Bahia de Los Angeles
Staying Informed Or not. reading the news - how do we get it and how much do we actually read? - bits of one liner news we can bring up via our IridiumGo. How do we feel about the news? How much do we want to know about? Filtering not possible but the one line … Continue reading Isla Estanque
Little birds singing sweet songs … Farewell Puerto Penasco! Wow, we had a very full two plus months here: Hanging out with then saying goodbye to our amazing cruising buddies, Tom and Katie on SV Absolute; digging daily into our long list of boat projects; making an uneventful trip to Arizona for boat supplies, provisioning … Continue reading Returning to Puerto Refugio
We made it! That was three months ago. Most of you already knew from our social media or blog posts. But we will revisit it again because we have a lot to share after staying here two plus months. Our travel north from Puerto Refugio was good. For 20 hours we listened to the finely … Continue reading Hola Puerto Penasco!
July 9-11th And we arrive at our last anchorage before we head to Puerto Penasco; that ends our first sailing season. Leaving an anchorage we really enjoy is somewhat sad. Maybe leaving Bahia de Rocas was extra sad knowing that we are coming near the end of the season. But we did have a fantastic … Continue reading Puerto Refugio
Two-plus weeks remaining of our first sailing season Punta Trinidad It's June 22nd and after a 43 nm day, we drop the hook in Punta Trinidad. We planned an overnight at this halfway point between Santa Rosalia and our San Francisquito so we were not sailing through the night and chance upon experiencing the evening … Continue reading Almost There!
June 2020 Bahia Concepcion (Conception Bay) is a long bay located in the extreme north of the Baja California Sur. It is home to a handful of spectacular coves that will meet any traveler's delight. Cruisers, both auto and sailors, find Bahia Concepcion to be a treasure far from the beaten path. Bahia Santo Domingo … Continue reading Bahia Concepcion-Baja California Sur
Puerto Don Juan Puerto Don Juan is one of the best natural harbors on the peninsula for vessels to hide from storms; or in our case during the pandemic, be pretty much by ourselves. Just 5-10 nm south of Bahia Los Angeles, this deep cove provides a breeze to keep you cool, warm water to … Continue reading Puerto Don Juan and Bahia de Los Ángeles
Santa Rosalia was a major stopping point for us as we made our way north up from the middle to the northern Sea of Cortez. Hm... How to best describe this from our point of view ... ? I'd guess I'd say that you do step off a little bit into the more rural waters … Continue reading Sweet Santa Rosalia
Some folks have asked us what is "End of a cruising Season" - here is what we think it means traditionally and under the current circumstances. A little explanation for the non-cruisers. After a season of cruising, traditionally cruisers escape the hot summer Mexico to travel to cooler destinations or home. This year many left … Continue reading Truck’n Along and Get’n Things Done