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Ship's position : LAT - 26.56.61N LONG - 114.40.69W Ship's speed : 12.7 knots Wind speed : 29.7 knots (34.2mph) Temperature (midday) : 20c / 68f Temperature (mid evening) : 18.5c / 65.3f Sunrise : 7.10am Sunset : 6.20pm Time : GMT -7 hours Twelve hours in bed did nothing for my feeling of lethargy and general malaise. Today was a sea day so I didn't have to do much. However, Filjem didn't get a chance to tidy up my stateroom last ...
The highway Mex 1 from San Quentin cuts through the fog coming up the valley from the Pacific. We got an early start and expected that we would be driving for 6 hours or more, a lot for a Gingo in Baja. From the fog Mex 1 rises quickly and then dives into a canyon to the town of El Rosario. El Rosario was made famous by a restaurant called Mama Espinoza's that was frequented by Steve McQueen, Parnelli Jones, James Garner and others as a check ...
As we leave the United States and Canada behind us, heading down the Baja California, some updated stats:
Total mileage so far: 9193
Total hours on the road: 210
Average speed: 44
Average mpg: 36 (Diesel fuel now £0.50/litre!)
Highest altitude so far: 14, 240 feet – Mount ...
... and many high rise developments have just been abandoned. Its such a shame because the people are so friendly and helpful.
El Rosario was a little dot on the map but a good overnight stop, we met some American guys in the local cantina who had been down here panning for gold.
Today we travelled 5 hours over very narrow stretches of road with many sections of guardrail that had been smashed through by some vehicle probably travelling too fast on these ...
... Hmmm, perhaps a job for us? :-). Annie checked out the rooms and, at the price, was far from bowled over. A quick dash around town while I waited with the bags and we were checked into the friendlier and just as good at far less money Hotel-Motel Las Bellenos, named after the whales.
We went back to the Malarrimo to join the whale-watching excursion to Laguna Ojo de Liebre and, along with a small group of other people, set off for the water with much hope, anticipation ...