Monthly Archives: March 2011

3/30/2011 – Another blog about food

It’s hard to beat fish tacos, shrimp tacos, arrechera tacos, carnitas y papas empenadas, etc., but eventually, we gringo cruisers start hankering for a little bit of “home” food. Usually this is either pizza or cheeseburgers. We haven’t succumbed to … Continue reading

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3/24/2011 – Some more ropework

My big plan today was to make a swim ladder for getting back onboard after swimming or dinghying around. We had this old piece-of-crap swim ladder that hung from the gunwales. It had aluminum sides and hooks and plastic steps. … Continue reading

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3/24/2011 – Sushi

The cruising community is a funny thing. You meet cruising couple A who introduce you to cruising couple B. You sort of know couple A but really don’t know couple B at all. You get to know couple A better … Continue reading

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3/18/2011 – Cockpit speakers

Been trying to come up with some kind of speakers for out in the cockpit. Something that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg (so Bose weatherproof speakers are out) but still sounds pretty good. Speakers have big herkin’ magnets … Continue reading

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3/20/2011 – Yikes! Bobos!

The bobos drove us out of Caleta Lobos this afternoon. Bobos are these little non-biting flying bugs that live in the mangroves. If the wind isn’t strong enough to keep them home (it wasn’t) they love to fly out and … Continue reading

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3/19/2011 – RRRRRRRIIIIIIIIIPPPPPPPP!

Yep, that's the ripping sound that was heard throughout La Paz this morning. It was the sound of the velcro that holds us to La Paz being ripped apart. Granted, it's not for very long, but still… Our friends avid … Continue reading

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3/12/2011 – Birthday dinner

(note: one of the names in this story has been changed so as not to unduly embarrass someone who was clearly feeling a little confused that night.) I realize that it’s now the 16th of March, but, since I’ve gotten … Continue reading

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