Home sweet home on a sailboat

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:31+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , |

Our home is a Beneteau Oceanis 473, which for the non-boaters, means it’s 47 feet long. I won’t bore you with the technical details (yet), but the basics are the boat has two bedrooms (cabins), two bathrooms (heads), a relatively large living room (salon) and kitchen (galley). We also have a gigantic cockpit [...]

The Cruising Trifecta – Sunning, Sailing and Snorkeling

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:33+00:00 June 27th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , , , |

After what seems like weeks in La Paz, we finally got a good week to sail to the Islands of Isla Espiritu Santo and Isla Partida with our Canadian friends Matt and Madalin, and we’re happy to report that they didn’t disappoint. The local cruising community refers to the bungee cord that keeps [...]

Canadians stuck in La Paz, Mexico

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:34+00:00 May 18th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Food and Wine, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , |

OK, OK…the plan was for our friends Matt and Madalin to arrive from Toronto and for us to jump on the boat and spend two glorious weeks at Isla Espiritu Santos and Isla Partida, which are islands just north of La Paz. However, Mother Nature (you remember her from our earlier post) had [...]

Sailing to La Paz, the City of Peace

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:34+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Livin La Vida Loca — in La Paz I’m really starting to understand why media organizations have an editor-in-chief or some big shot to crack the whip on deadlines because when you have a lot of time to “lollygag” you tend to procrastinate. Yes, it’s been a few weeks since our the last [...]