Monthly Archives: February 2011

2/25/2011 – Not that much to write about

Life continues at a nice leisurely pace here in La Paz. The sort-of-joke around here is about La Paz’s bungee effect. Seems that almost everyone who sails in and then out of here, eventually returns. And we’ve certainly seen plenty … Continue reading

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2/22/2011 – A Tale of Two Meals

It was the best of food, it was the worst of food. With apologies to Charlie Dickens, that’s really the only way to describe a couple of our recent restaurant meals. Let’s start with the worst. It was probably our … Continue reading

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2/19/2011 – Another one of those catch-up blogs

Mexican visas: When we foreigners first check in to Mexico, we’re issued a tourist visa, an FMM. This allows us to stay in the country for 6 months before we need to exit and then come back. Longer term visitors, … Continue reading

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2/15/2011 – Follow up to the Mañana blog

Henry the Diver arrived at the boat bright and early. He was in the water to install the prop by 8:30. By 9:20 he was all done. This time we have a nice new stainless steel cotter pin installed that … Continue reading

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2/14/2011 – What part of Mañana don’t they understand?

Am I the only one down here with the mañana attitude? You know, the old saw about how in Mexico mañana doesn’t mean tomorrow, it just means not today. Here I am, ready for things to take awhile and then … Continue reading

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2/13/2011 – A classic example

Today was a classic example of the “one thing leads to another” syndrome. Every boater is familiar with the syndrome. Well, maybe not Paul Allen or Ted Turner or any of those guys, but they’re probably not reading my blog … Continue reading

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2/10/2011 – Whale Ho!

Although I had the alarm set for 0515, I was pretty sure I wouldn’t need it. Even though our little travel alarm that we bought for our first trip to La Paz back in 2002 has never failed us except … Continue reading

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