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Cost to Cruise: February, 2018

Boilerplate disclaimer: this is not what it will cost you to go cruising. People’s constant advice, discussing cruising finances, always seems to be: It’ll cost what you have. We did not find this helpful in our planning, however… Read More

Hauling out in La Cruz

We’d planned to pull our boat out of the water in Chiapas. That would have been a year and four months in the water without checking out the bottom, and we knew the paint was wearing away; but… Read More

Learning locally

Last week, I had the privilege of tagging along in the kitchen while our friend Coqui made tamales for her Friday night special. Starting with four kilos of fresh masa, we went through how to prepare the dough;… Read More

Cost to Cruise: January, 2018

Boilerplate disclaimer: this is not what it will cost you to go cruising. People’s constant advice, discussing cruising finances, always seems to be: It’ll cost what you have. We did not find this helpful in our planning, however… Read More

Familia: Rounds Two and Three

Our first round of family flew out just as our second round was flying in, but we had a location change to affect before their arrival—from Marina Vallarta to Paradise Village, a resort a few miles to the… Read More