Posts in category Mexico

Almost Ready to Jump!

Almost Ready to Jump!
Hola Amigos y Amigas! We are back in Bahia Zihuatanejo preparing to cross the Pacific Ocean! We spent the last week anchored off Isla Ixtapa. My mother, Danielle, came to visit us and we all shared an amazing time. She was a huge help by checking our Hobie kayak and hauling it through customs as well, while Alyssa lugged three more bags of bo [...]

Sunset Over Bahia Zihuatanejo

Sunset Over Bahia Zihuatanejo
Had to share the beautiful sunset this evening from aboard Ellie while at anchor off Playa la Ropa, Zihuatanejo.   Have a great weekend! Share this:EmailShare on TumblrPrintMorePocket

Prepping for the Crossing in the Lege...

Prepping for the Crossing in the Legendary Zihua!
Coming down to the last few weeks in Mexico before we point the bow west without seeing land for upwards of a month!! We are anchored in Bahia de Zihuatanejo off the beautiful Playa la Ropa.  Alyssa flew back to the states to visit family and pick up our new tandem inflatable Hobie Kayak we ordered for my birthday!  She is flying back on Sund [...]

Happy Valentine’s Day From Isla...

Happy Valentine’s Day From Isla Ixtapa!
Hola Amigos y Amigas! We haven’t written since Barra so I wanted to make a quick post.  We are celebrating my birthday at the Azul Ixtapa Grand Hotel today.  We sitting in lounge chairs in front of the infinity pool at the hotel, watching Ellie swing at anchor in the lee of Isla Ixtapa.  Life doesn’t get much better than this mome [...]

Hasta Luego Barra!

Hasta Luego Barra!
Well, after a couple incredible weeks in Barra de Navidad, we have decided to point Ellie’s bow south once again.  We would probably stay longer but there is more exploring we would like to do further south before heading across the pacific ocean at the beginning of next month.   We love it here and will miss it.  We know one thing for [...]

Barra Sunset

Barra Sunset
Hope everyone is having a great weekend.  We enjoyed an amazing day yesterday that started with a beautiful sunrise and peaceful breakfast while swinging on the hook and then off to the pool for the day to escape the heat followed by showers at the resort, a dinghy ride to town for happy hour on the roofdeck of the only large hotel in town an [...]

Makin’ Water and the A**hole Pa...

Makin’ Water and the A**hole Panguero
Today was a very productive day.  We rose with the sun and prepared to take Ellie to sea.  After stowing everything and spending the better part of an hour rinsing all the nasty mud off the anchor chain, we headed for the fuel dock.  After fueling up and giving Ellie a good scrub down we pointed her bow offshore.  Once outside the breakwater [...]

Barra Sunrise – And Baked Goods...

Barra Sunrise – And Baked Goods Delivered via Panga?!
Hola!  Buenas Tardes!   Just wanted to share a few pictures of the beautiful mornings we are enjoying in Barra, complete with the delivery of fresh baked goods from the local French baker! Hope everyone is having a great weekend.  We have been doing boat projects all day.  Now headed to the resort for showers and then on to the chili cook-off [...]

We Love Barra!!

We Love Barra!!
We are in Barra de Navidad and may never leave.  A couple days ago we dropped anchor in the back lagoon and have been thoroughly enjoying our new surroundings.   Let’s just recap yesterday.  We awoke to birds singing and Ellie was not rocking even the slightest (we are anchored in a completely protected lagoon).  We made some tea and sa [...]

Bahia Tenacatita and the Jungle Adven...

Bahia Tenacatita and the Jungle Adventure!
We sailed in to Bahia Tenacatita and spent 4 awesome nights anchored off the sleepy beach town of La Manzanilla.  It’s a gorgeous stretch of beach lined with laid back palapas and a great friendly town packed with Canadian ex-pats and retirees.  We spent our days lounging on the boat and beach, eating street tacos (and even street pizza [...]

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