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... on our travels.
Other than enjoying the beach and the pool, doing a bit of work and picking up some groceries, we haven't really traveled too far from our temporary home. We went to visit the Historico Centro in Mazatlan. This is the beautiful old historical district. For years it has been somewhat neglected, but there has been a revival of this area within the past decade and much has been done to restore buildings and cobbled ...
... of April.
The folks at the boatyard were all very friendly and helpful. The same as we’ve experienced everywhere here in Mexico. They hauled Winterhawk out of the water and placed us in the yard. Rick’s crew, which is either entirely or mostly his Mexican family members (he’s married to a local gal) went right to work. The ...
... a lead. Anyway, the 2nd or third time Lola
leaped into the water the undertow got her and she went under and was swept
away about 3 feet. She emerged from the surf sputtering and eyes as big as
plates. She now has a healthy respect for the ocean. She isn't scared, she just
learned a good lesson.
We met some really nice people (Van, Rosanne and Kristy).
Van and Kristy live ...
... was moving fast and at that distance it would take only day or so to reach us. So slightly nervous we postpone our two-day sail to Puerto Vallarta and take the dogs for a walk. Before we can get them off the boat Ginger has done all her business and is barking at the snowy white Ibis birds with blood red beaks, long legs and feet. They are working the muddy banks of the estuary just a stone's throw off our stern; constantly on the move poking their long curved beaks ...
... proud of and valuable to have such a skill.
They invited us to eat, they had made fish stew, with 2 different kinds of fish and some crabs, all of which they caught right at the beach where we were camping. They were kind and very respectful of us as older women perhaps, they also seemed to enjoy our company, they were very hospitable they were proud to offer us homemade from scratch tortillas made right there with masa, and water, and cooked over a wood ...