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On my mind…


We are getting ready to leave on a 30+ day crossing from Mexico to the Marquesas. What’s on my mind right now? 1. Did I buy enough cans of black beans. 2. What will I miss more… the people of Mexico or the food? 3. Do I really need to […]

Puddle Jump Provisioning


Steps to provisioning your boat for 6 months…. Step 1: Spend 3 hours browsing and pillaging the aisles of your local Costco. Fill up 2 cart loads, spend $2,000. CHECK Step 2: Dinghy said cartloads to and from the boat… about 8 times. Tire the dog out. CHECK Step 3: […]

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From La Paz to La Cruz


We left La Paz after a very fun Sunday, enjoying our first Carnaval parade on the Malecon. That town will never cease to amaze us. Anywho… off we were to mainland! We started our big journey to mainland from Bahia Balandra. Chris We had agreed beforehand that we didn’t want […]

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Whalesharks in La Paz!


There are a lot of things we will miss about the Baja. Especially these guys… Here are some fun Whale Sharks (Rhincodon typus) facts for ya! Fact #1: Whale sharks are the largest fish on the planet. Fact #2: Whale sharks are in no way related to whales. Although they are sharks, they […]

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Year 1


Welp… there it is. We left the docks in San Diego one year ago this week. Year ONE is down! Yeah, I know, we are so good at starting blogs and not keeping them up. I promise really hope after this 6 month hiatus, we will be back at it! […]

A day on the Malecon: Balloons, Nakies, and Kiddos


Last weekend was an eventful weekend on the Malecon here in La Paz. First was the much anticipated Hot Air Balloon Festival. I’ve been waiting for this for weeks. Weeks! When I hear the words- “Hot Air Balloon” and “Festival”. I picture 200+, brightly colored, beautiful balloons drifting off together […]

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Whale Shark Liveaboard!


I got the very lucky chance to work as the underwater photographer on a liveaboard, that was out looking for pregnant female whale Sharks! My good friend and fellow film-maker and producer gave me a call and asked to join her on the liveaboard, because her UW film guy couldn’t […]

Life in La Paz


We realize the blog hasn’t been updated as planned. We are sorry for this. I say this is Chris’ fault, of course he says it’s mine.. I call that marriage. We have been living and working in La Paz for over 3 months now… jeezers! Where does the time go? […]

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Lending a hand to the Whalesharks


Whalesharks are to La Paz, like coconuts are to Palm trees. Or something like this. There’s a lot of them here. Whalesharks visit the La Paz Bay each winter to grow up in the safe, protected waters. They come here to eat krill, chill and visit the waters of the […]