Making Torillas Now that we've been in Mexico for...oh....3 months now....I think I'll write about our groceries and cooking experiences. Luckily, I love to cook...even if the cooking area is pretty small on Dakota, but I do have most of my prized kitchen appliances with us, and we have a nice 2000 watt inverter. Out … Continue reading Dakota’s Galley….in Mexico.
Is it Christmas Already?
Agua Verde As we last left off- we are heading north for Christmas from Isla Partida to hopefully Puerto Escondido by the 24th of December. We have just over 2 weeks to get there. We carefully planned our route and checked the weather. As I mentioned on the last blog- the north winds were coming … Continue reading Is it Christmas Already?
Hola! Now Let’s Explore…..
Mexican Sunrise We are now off to explore Mexico....as 2 huge cruise ships arrived to Cabo San Lucas...Dakota and a few other boats decided to leave. We tried to hail the Port Captain to checkout...5 times, and once in Spanish.....but no answer. Dave even went to the Port Office but they were too busy with … Continue reading Hola! Now Let’s Explore…..
We made it to Mexico!
Dakota in Bahia Santa Maria Last time I wrote we were getting ready for the Baja Ha-Ha 2022 Rally. We've attended all the Captains meetings, went to a few of the parties, got our great discounts at the Marine Stores and met up with some other Ha-Ha boats. Then October 31 arrived and we were … Continue reading We made it to Mexico!
We made it to San Diego.....last time I wrote we were headed here from Dana Point. It was a motor most of the time but we had our sails up and that gave us a push along. We saw dolphins along the way, saw a pod of Orcas and even had a small LBB (little … Continue reading San Diego……
Catalina Island….the Island of Romance!
Catalina Island.....we heard about this island but knew nothing about it. So here we are.....we arrived at a descent time and called for a mooring ball in Cat Harbour. Not many people here....so we got assigned our mooring ball. It's the kind that you lift the floating stick and pick up the bow rope and … Continue reading Catalina Island….the Island of Romance!
Morro Bay to San Miguel Last time I wrote....we were enjoying the great hospitality of Morro Bay, but our adventure continues and we are off once again to explore. We left Morro Bay at 8 am and motor sailed about an hour until the winds picked up. We have a 90 kn/mile trip ahead of … Continue reading Yahooo…..Channel Islands!
Bye-bye San Francisco
Golden Gate at Sunrise San Francisco at Sunrise On to the next leg of our trip. San Francisco was a great place to visit....loved the people- especially the bus drivers....they were extra friendly and helpful to these bewildered tourists. So....at sunrise we left our dock space at SouthBeach Marina and headed under the Golden Gate … Continue reading Bye-bye San Francisco
Dakota’s Big Left Turn……
Sunrise leaving Port Angeles Well....we've been in San Fransisco for 5 days now and we are now rested, showered, toured, provisioned and all together feeling much better. I think it's time to sit and update the blog. This time, Dave is having some input in the blog and I'll put his writings in italics. We … Continue reading Dakota’s Big Left Turn……
Busy, busy, busy…..
Dakota in Octopus Islands Hi everyone.....we have been busy since we left the Victoria docks at the end of April. We have our list of projects to do and have steadily working through them. We have been around the Gulf Islands, Up the Sunshine Coast, to Desolation Sound, the Octopus Islands and back down to … Continue reading Busy, busy, busy…..