Crossing to mainland Mexico

By | February 10th, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

There are two possibilities of ferry ride between La Paz and Mazatlan: Baja Ferries, the fancy version and TMC Ferries, the commercial version. Our choice fell on TMC based on two things: price (of course) [...]

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Extended Cabo

By | February 8th, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , |

After 5 nights of stay we packed up the van, said goodbye to our local friends and...stayed another two days in Cabo. It must be a Baja thing, to stick around longer than planned. [...]

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Playa Santa Maria

By | February 5th, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , , |

Just next to Chileno Beach is Playa Santa Maria, another public beach consisting of a nice little bay with sandy shore, a great snorkeling spot just East from Cabo. This one fortunately had no dog [...]

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El Arco

By | February 2nd, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , |

Our local friends in Cabo took us to sail around El Arco, the local thing to do around here. We embarked a catamaran in the busy marina located just next to downtown Cabo at 5 [...]

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San Jose del Cabo

By | February 1st, 2014|Categories: travel|Tags: , , , , , |

Today we visited the quiet sister town of Cabos San Lucas, San Jose del Cabo, which turned out a quite nice place, with its historical downtown and the art galleries around it. Much quieter than [...]

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Chileno Beach

By | February 1st, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , , |

We came across this public playa some 15 km East out of Cabos san Lucas. A short drive off the highway with an ample parking lot and work is under way to modernize this beach [...]

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Lord of the Wind

By | January 28th, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Lord of the Wind kite surfing competition took place in Los Barriles at the end of January 2014. Loud music, street food, bunch of competitors of all levels and bunch of spectators cheering and [...]

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Tech oops

By | January 16th, 2014|Categories: travel|Tags: , , , , , |

Almost a month into Baja California and our main laptop gave us the evil look:the blue screen. Worked on it for 3 days hoping that it will come back, but unfortunately the hard drive gave [...]

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Turtle turtle

By | January 11th, 2014|Categories: travel|Tags: , , , , |

On a beach walk in Playa Tecolote we came across a bunch of mini-turtles, which turned out to be less than 24 hrs old and marching desperately to reach the sea. Of course there were [...]

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The slowdown

By | January 5th, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , , |

Our original plan was to be in Cancun by Christmas. We are still in Baja California. The slowdown finally hit us. With a 6 months tourist card we could stick around in Mexico until June [...]

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