Travel Blogs from San Ignacio
... of the top wildlife experiences in the world - petting a wild grey whale mother and calf.
Pachio's son, Jesus, now runs the only locally owned whale watching tour operator in San Ignacio lagoon. His small camp consists of 4 cabanas, shared compost toilets, showers and a dining-come-meeting area made from recycled tyres and rammed earth. From the huge windows we watched a dolphin hunting just metres from the shore and spotted ...
Whale Camp: Day 4
Today was the last of our morning whale trips which have been consistently more exciting than the afternoon trips so there was much anticipation. A new group of people arrived at camp yesterday, including an 11-year-old girl with whom Nicky and Adam have enjoyed playing, and we’ve told them about some of our encounters. But perhaps we shouldn’t have built it up so much because the ...
Our second whale watching outing was a real treat. First we spotted several dolphins and as we approached we realized that we were interrupting, if you know what I mean. At first I thought we had stumbled onto a group of deviant dolphins but it turns out that dolphins are one of only a handful of animals who mate cooperatively. There were two ready males on one side of the female with another on her other side helping to brace her. And they were not ...
Whale Camp: Day 1
Not having anything more than vague directions (drive 2 hours from the whale skeleton), we started out on the road toward the lagoon. The guide books said that it was an ill-maintained dirt road and our motelier told us it was three hours drive to get to Campo Cortez. As soon as you get out of town, the road is paved but we weren’t so na´ve as to believe that that would last. In fact, ...
Baseball Team…… Laguneros
These kids are really something. I find if you show a child the right amount of attention they will surprise you with the unexpected. These kids started out undisciplined (they still are) but they have made a complete 360 degree turn around. Give it another 2 months or so and I think we could even call ourselves a baseball team.
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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed