Travel Blogs from Cabo San Lucas
The captains announced that our cruise was modified to include a day and a half in Cabo San Lucas. So we will arrive around 5:00PM and stay until about 4:30PM on the following day. As the arrival was just at dinner time, we stayed on ship and did not venter off for an evening in town. We did take a nice walk around the main deck and witnessed Cabo in the golden hour of the evening. The next morning we arose and had breakfast before venturing down to ...
... Mexican equivalent to one of the ‘Costas’ in Spain. It is a popular destination for college students on their ‘spring break’, to get drunk, ride on a banana boat or go paragliding…usually in that order!!! The average all year round temperature in Cabo is 74ºF. Today the temperature was touching the 90s.
Legend says that in 1587, buccaneer Thomas Cavendish captured the famed Spanish ship, the Santa Ana off the waters of Cabo san ...
... in the morning, after the made rush of passengers waiting for tenders was over. Once on land, we strolled around the marina. Cabo was just as we remembered it from our last stop there in December 2011, during our Mexican Riviera cruise on the Sapphire Princess. Just as I do whenever in Cabo, I took photos of a Cabo pelican and a Cabo rowboat.
After walking completely ...
... to be picked up for my 2pm tour to Xochimilco. Apart from the guide, there was a Mexican woman, a nun and her companion and a couple from Romania.
Xocimilco is a Nahuatl word that means "garden of flowers" and was originally a series of man-made floating islands used to produce food for the Aztec capital Tenochtitlan. The Xochimilca people settled in the Valley of Mexico between the eighth and tenth centuries. At that time this area was covered in wetlands and the only ...
Right, gotta go and get some sleep. I arrive in La Paz at half past midnight. Take care, see ya.
Distance Travelled : (approx)
By Air : 17734k's
By Road :13865's (including 493k's in the rental car)
By Sea : 800 nautical miles
Song of the day "My Girl" as performed by The Jesus and Mary Chain
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