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
Hola! It's been so long since our last blog post, we thought we'd send out a simple update now that we're ashore with reasonably good internet access. Carrie & I have made it to our northernmost point in the Sea of Cortez; Puerto Peñasco in Sonora. Puerto Peñasco is a small working town mostly known … Continue reading Greetings from Puerto Peñasco, Sonora
We’ve made our way north into what’s known as the middle Sea of Cortez, lying just north of Aqua Verde and south of San Juanico on the Baja side. Early May was time for us to help our friends get their boats ready to haulout for the summer season and make their way to their … Continue reading Cruising Isla Carmen, Puerto Escondido, and Loreto, too.
April 2020 La Cruz goes on Lockdown We had spent a long month in Marina La Cruz doing our best to socially distance ourselves. There was one eerie night where the local bars and restaurants suddenly went quiet after the local policia had made their rounds. You can usually make out which bar is playing … Continue reading La Cruz to Caleta Lobos (Southern Crossing)