Monthly Archives: December 2011

12/29/2011 – Random Catch-up

OK, I know it’s been a couple of days. Thought I’d better write something before Raoul starts hassling me again. So, here goes (in no particular order)… We made a couple of trips to the supermercados to see if we … Continue reading

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12/27/2011 – Caldo de Res

The last couple days have been stay-on-the-boat days. Coming across the Sea, we took on a LOT of water over the sides of the boat and through every possible leaking place whether known to us or not. And, since the … Continue reading

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12/25/2011 -Feliz Navidad

We had a really nice Christmas Eve dinner last night at Carlos & Lucia’s Restaurant. We got there a little after 6:00. There were already a big group sitting at one long table and a couple of other couples sitting … Continue reading

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12/24/2011 – Christmas Eve & the day before

First, let me give you a little feel for what the marina we’re in looks like. This isn’t the marina itself, but the hotel grounds that are associated with the marina: Yesterday, we finally left the marina and headed out … Continue reading

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12/22/2011 – Chillin’ in the gringo end of town

Normally, we prefer to anchor out rather than tie up to the dock in a marina. It’s cheaper and much more private. Plus, we’re reasonably adept at anchoring so there’s little stress, unlike when docking in a crowded marina. However, … Continue reading

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12/20/2011 – Our new BFF

I just have to tell you how happy we are with our new best friend. That would be our Cape Horn Varuna windvane. We bought this thing a long time ago when the Westsail Owners’ Association managed to get a … Continue reading

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