Alaska Bound

Our Baja adventure draws to a close; the desert, the dark skin, the tacos and a life lived by the wind will soon become distant memories. The tears that were shed were many, but they dried before they hit the ground when we were offered positions working at Tutka Bay...

Looking Back At Our Time Aboard

Someone recently asked us: “How did you make the decision to live on a boat?” And someone else asked: “What will you take away from this trip?” It was a road trip to Bellingham in September of 2011, the Pacific Ocean in our rearview mirror and...

Not A Sasquatchfish – An Oarfish!

Drumroll please.  We’ve talked with three different biologists that all came to the same separate conclusion about our sea monster sighting (if you missed it, see the post with video and photos here). What we saw, according to all the experts, was an oarfish, a...

Mordidas

  Anyone who has traveled in Latin America in the last 400 years probably knows the Mordida; it means “bite” and refers to the little bribes that keep the squeaky wheel turning down here. We’ve heard that Mexico was cleaning up its act, though,...

Can Sasquatch Swim: Oarfish Sea Monster Sighting

  The sea was glassy calm, an eerie occurrence in itself for late January, so we were motoring along making our way towards Isla San Jose. 100 yards away, two tentacles arose from the depths and slowly bobbed about, dangling and turning in the air about a foot...

Beseiged By Our Brethren

The norther had blown hard for three days, and while the birdwatching had been good, we were really waiting for Friday morning when the wind would lay and all those hungry birds that had been hunkering down would come out to feast. Friday morning came and from the...