Monthly Archives: August 2011

8/29/2011 – A typical day

We’re not really doing much of note these days so I thought I’d fall back on the old standby of describing one of our typical days here in Puerto Escondido. For me, the day starts about 7:00 when I turn … Continue reading

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8/23/2011 – Why do I even bother?

Why do I bother to make plans? Worse yet, why do I bother to announce these plans? Case in point: When I last blogged, we were planning on leaving Puerto Escondido on Monday the 22nd. Then, after a week or … Continue reading

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8/18/2011 – Micheladas

Micheladas are mixed drinks made with beer. They come in different forms but our favorite (so far) are the ones they make at Augie’s Bar and Bait Shop in Loreto. This is how I think they’re made. BTW, we ask … Continue reading

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8/18/2011 – Micheladas

Micheladas are mixed drinks made with beer. They come in different forms but our favorite (so far) are the ones they make at Augie’s Bar and Bait Shop in Loreto. This is how I think they’re made. BTW, we ask … Continue reading

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8/20/2011 – The "plan"

The raw water pump is all installed and seems to be pumping good without leaking. I’ve changed the engine oil several times and it gets less and less milky every time. We have extra oil on board for a couple … Continue reading

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8/18/2011 – Chubasco!

A chubasco is a sudden, high-velocity wind that comes roaring down from the mountain tops in the summer in the Sea of Cortez. Winds are typically 35-50 knots but, fortunately, don’t usually last too long. Baja sailors are always a … Continue reading

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8/14/2011 – A trip to town

Yesterday, finding ourselves getting a bit low on cash following our trip stateside, we decided we needed to go in to Loreto. As far as I know, that’s the closest ATM. Might be one at the Tripui hotel but I … Continue reading

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