Again, my Mom is blogging for the few weeks she is visiting us on Moment. Enjoy this week's installment! Passage to Chacala Shelley woke up today and displayed her bug bites. We estimated she had over two hundred! She is very sensitive to bites so she took some antihistamine and conked out, barely making it … Continue reading Week 27 – Mexico – Chacala to La Cruz
My Mom, Ellen, is with us on board for a few weeks and has been taking over my blogging responsibilities. Here is her story: In port and heading on our journey to Isla Isabela The last day in port is a work day, after we finished watching Harry Potter! Fill the water, fuel up, make … Continue reading Week 26 – Mexico – Isla Isabela and San Blas
My Mom, Ellen, came to visit us for a few weeks around Christmas time. She started writing a journal, and I took that opportunity to take a break from blogging and let her take over! This is the first week - she'll be writing for a few weeks! Arrival Day My flight was scheduled to … Continue reading Week 25 – Mexico – Cabo for Christmas
Belcher’s Point, Mag Bay We were tired of being on the boat, after our sleepless sail to Bahia Santa Maria. We hoped to find some calmer anchorages inside Magdalena (“Mag”) Bay so we could go ashore and exercise our legs, although I wasn’t holding my breath. Mag Bay is as big as San Francisco Bay, … Continue reading Week 24 – Mexico – Mag Bay to Cabo San Lucas
Bahia Tortugas (Turtle Bay) After enjoying the beautiful San Benito Islands for a few days, we planned to leave at first light to travel the remaining 58 nm to Turtle Bay. We left the anchorage around 5:45 am (so much for sleeping in when you are travelling on a sailboat!). I hadn’t slept well the … Continue reading Week 23 – Mexico – Turtle Bay to Mag Bay
Los Coronados We were excited to finally be headed for Mexico! We left San Diego and headed west 15 nm towards Los Coronados, an island group just across the Mexican border. We wanted to shorten the next day’s run to Ensenada so we took the chance to anchor there before we cleared customs in Mexico. … Continue reading Week 22 – We Made it to Mexico!
Steve’s parents, David and Trudy, arrived on Sunday afternoon and brought gifts for the kids to the boat. The kids love when Grandma and Grandpa Buchi visit because they always get presents. They immediately put on their new t-shirts and got right to doing puzzles, which gave the adults a chance to visit over a … Continue reading Week 21 – Final Preparations for Mexico