Travel Blogs from Mulegé
The day's drive to the Sea of Cortez was not too long. When it finally appeared after we started our descent from the mountains, it was impressive. It has beautiful colors. The first 'city’ is Santa Rosalia (which is also a ferry terminal from the mainland) where, according to our AAA Mexico guide, there is a famous bakery. The Mexico atlas …
... got some binoculars, headtorches, shoes, and loads of other stuff. La paz was so much more westernised than we had expeceted but there were not that many tourists. It looked just like a coastal town in Spain (except with sombreros)! Then as soon as we left the town we were in the middle of a desert looking at a scene that could of come out of a cowboy movie, cactus forests at least four metres tall with vultures looking down on the desert from ...
... cushion that I made slightly too large
Purchase and install windlass foot switches
Rebuild forward commode
Make new chaps for dinghy
Replace at least one saloon window (all four if reasonable cost)
Rebed all windows
Rebed all deck hardware and chainplates
Sand and paint housetop
Paint non skid surfaces with Kiwi deck paint
Paint and/or Varnish outside teak
Polish stainless (especially that boom vang)
Purchase new seals ...
... the most part, they are deserted.
As it was really my dinner/bath/bed time, we stopped at the first beach we found. I think it also had the longest and bumpiest access road! We arrived and stopped at the only house on the beach (this seems to be common as there is a house on a few of the beaches).
The old Mexican tried to tell Mum it was 50 pesos to go onto the beach, but Mum used me as an excuse and said that we just wanted ...
... sea is slated for a major developement and the first of the resorts have moved in.
We moved on ... cruising along the coast and coming to Bahia Concepcion where amongst the string of magical beaches we found Playa El Coyote. They don't come any better than this and we stayed here for a couple of nights going snorkelling from our inflatable canoe. Many people come here and stay a month or more ... we could see why, even ...