|We hiked to the top of the Mazatlan
Lighthouse..see description in the next photo.
|These young men weren't just out to romp in the water. They carried net bags and harvested crabs (or something of the sort) once they reached the outer
pinnacle. Tough way to get a lunch, wouldn't you say?
|The lighthouse is an easy hike if you go at
sunrise before it gets too warm.
|Tug boats are at the ready to assist large
ocean going vessels
|A view from the trail to the lighthouse trail of
the sewerage processing plant across from the
|The road to the old section of town has some
|In the early evenings fishermen with nets would
capture the fish that resided under our boat
|Young children express their artistic abilities
on this designated wall
|Looking north from the old harbor towards the center of Mazatlan
|The old harbor (foreground) with the
shipping/cruise port and fishing fleet
|Notice a tug on each end..this is one large
|Many fine buildings surround Plaza Machado. This
area is frequented by locals families in the evenings.
|Basilica of the Immaculate
Conception at Plaza Principal
|A look at the recently restored
inside courtyard of Peralta
|A wedding was to take place and
this princess waited for her cue to
|Everyone else has finished eating
and Cindy is still waiting for her
soup to cool
|La Brochetta..rated #1 in our book...and these
folks agree. Careful with that bone Paula!
|Eileen at the helm while son Adrien guides
from the bow.
|Casey, how about using a glass?
|A farewell dinner for Tim and Paula of s/v
Hooligan who were taking a sabbatical from
cruising to travel the U.S. and camp this
|Finally! We meet up with Eileen and Adrien of s/v
Flying Cloud for a quick lunch. We sure missed you
guys. (they got "stuck" in Mazatlan for the winter)
|Doc, it's my foot that's swollen. You're chocking my
whole leg with this device!
|Originally built in 1874, the
theater was in ruins after a
period of several years.
Restored 1987 and reopened
|Approaching the Singlar Yard, Andrea and
Karl of s/v 4 P.A.C.K. are also on board to
|Up, up, up she goes!
|After a few minor hoist adjustments, s/v
Flying Cloud reaches it's new, temporary
home on the hard.
|It's nail biting time as she's hoisted. L to R:
John s/v Sailsoon, Eileen and Adrien s/v
Flying Cloud, Andrea, Casey and Karl, s/v 4
|With the boat placed in the slings, the gang
disembarks on dinghy 4 P.A.C.K. to watch