|John's not blowing a tune, he's trying to
keep the booby birds from taking his
|Mr. Pelican's perch gives him a "birds eye
view" of dinner.
|We were lucky enough to have the
anchorage to ourselves for a day or
|A dolphin escort makes the day!
|Sailsoon at the opening of the anchorage,
with a "do not cross" banner!
|A view of the South Slot
|This pair of birds decided to keep us
company for many days,often visiting the
cabin to munch on flies!
|A Leopard grouper for dinner!
|View of the hunting grounds at the North
Slot. No shortage of food here......
|The community store on the north side of
town has some produce and basic
|John visits with the owner while I do all the
|Bimbo bread NEVER goes bad, no matter
how old it is! Fresh eggs were not available;
the hens said it was too hot to lay them???
|Can you spot the coyote? They camouflage
(click for a close-up)
|John enjoys a stroll along the beach at La
Mona. Notice the S.S. Minnow that ran
|Sailsoon at rest as the sun sets
|Our first trip to the Turtle Sanctuary
included: Jill and Greg of s/v Guenevere,
Ilene, Jamie and Adrien of s/v Flying Cloud
and George, Melinda and Josh of s/v
Southern Belle. Unfortunately, the facility
was closed but the morning trip was fun
|Turtles are endangered and protected but
this doesn't stop some of the local fishermen
from trying to provide dinner for their
|Dave and Kellie of s/v Sweet Lorraine
joined us on the second trip.
Knowledgeable guides answer questions
and offer explanations.
|FACT: By natural habit, turtles eat whatever floats on the sea surface and in the water. When they
eat pieces of plastic that have been discarded, their stomachs fill and they die from starvation due
to lack of nutrients. IT IS ILLEGAL TO DISPOSE OF PLASTIC IN THE OCEAN ANYWHERE
IN THE WORLD. PLEASE HELP BY NOT DOING SO. THANKS!
|Josh, Melinda and George attempting to
play with a whale shark in Bahia de Los
|Whales are frequent sights
|And we never tire of seeing them!
|Breakfast was excellent at Costa del Sol
with friends from s/v Panoya and s/v
|Burgers and fries all around at Palapa
Reyna for those on s/v Hooligan and s/v
|The shoreline of the bay is a welcome
|Provisioning can also be done at the "yellow
market" named Xitlali, if you're looking for
|Greg of s/v Guenevere seems to be in need
of deodorant...hum..better buy extra..it's
|Adrien of s/v Flying Cloud tries not to step
on the thousands of small crabs that run
along the beach.
|View of El Pescador from mountaintop of
|The beach of Punta Quemada
|The hike up the mountain looks worse than
it is and you'll be rewarded with a stiff
|On the 2nd Saturday of every month, the
Flying Samaritans come to the aid of
people in need of medical care.
|In my case, a cap fell off my tooth and
needed some new cement. I was in and out
in an hour and am very satisfied with the
results. : )
|We had burgers and fries here, too! It's one
of the few places to eat in Bahia de Los
Angeles (besides the boat)