Monthly Archives: January 2013

Green-footed Booby, at last

For the birders among you. The green is not as dramatic as the blue, but it’s clearly green. And according to our guide that day–I haven’t done any further checking on this–the different “feet” (blue, yellow, green) don’t cross-breed. Interesting … Continue reading

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End of the road.

Yesterday morning, we left Bucerias early, taking the southerly route to Guadalajara through the mountains. There are two routes, and we knew most locals took the northerly one, but that would have had us driving back the way we came … Continue reading

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Whales, Boobies

This post is Jack’s as much as mine since he wielded the camera. Fairly rough ocean in a little fishing boat, but the man in charge has been fishing on these waters most of his life and his quiet confidence … Continue reading

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Beach memories

On the beach, playing in the waves, lying in the sun, feeling the sand scratching under my swimsuit, I’m fourteen again. Every year, my parents rented a house in the little town of Brigantine on the New Jersey for a … Continue reading

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Bucerias

Another very quick post. We are in Bucerias, just north of Puerta Vallarta, where some friends are staying for a couple of weeks. We’re here for two, maybe three, days before finally reaching Guanajuato. Once again, we are in a … Continue reading

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Mazatlan

A few words tonight, and I’ll try to include some photos, but the internet in this hotel continues to be frustrating. We spent some time walking around the Old City here in Mazatlan, and enjoyed seeing the architecture. But in … Continue reading

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Truck fight and other highway impressions

Another long day on the southbound four-lane highway–15 B. We’re travelling on toll roads whenever we can, since they are by far the best roads in Mexico. But that’s not always saying a lot. For the last two days, we’ve … Continue reading

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