Oct/Nov Budget

  We slacked last month and didn’t get our budget out as promised.  Perhaps we’re sliding into manana time down here in Mexico?  This post will therefore give the rundown for both our October and November expenses. Click here to see our Budget page with...

A Two Foot Lizard

After our long, overnight passage from El Choyudo on the mainland of Mexico we were all very happy to finally set foot on terra firma.  Our landing point was an island in the Midriff Chain named Isla San Esteban.  This island lies approximately in the middle of the...

How To Find Diesel In A Town That Doesn’t Exist

Continued from previous post… After motor sailing for a few hours, we rounded a point and caught sight of the town, a small village with two little coves, one of which had about a dozen pangas grounded on the sandy beach. Both coves were completely exposed to the very...

Steep Waves and Tips From the Locals

Within 20 minutes of rounding the corner of the Bay of San Carlos, we were both wearing our harnesses and were tethered in. These were harnesses and tethers we thought we might never use. It was a beautiful day, but the wind had kicked up to 20 knots right on the nose...

A Vacation From a Vacation

We just had a great week of vacation. Wait, wait, wait, but we’ve been down here for three months already…just a week? It took a couple of good friends coming down here to get us to slow down the work schedule and get out and enjoy this beautiful place for...