Last Day of School

Posted on December 4, 2014 by 4 Comments

thumbnail image In Mexico, I went to a school (it was in Spanish). We did a lot of math (like 2 hours of math every day).  Every Friday, we had art (well that was what they said, we never actually did art). On Wednesday, we had P.E. They took us to a basketball stadium to play soccer ...

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South South Dakota

Posted on December 3, 2014 by 1 Comment

thumbnail image One thing we were quick to notice after arriving in town was the suspicious number of South Dakota license plates. You could easily walk around town and maybe half of all the vehicles would be sporting The Mount Rushmore State's placas. Now that winter and the busy season is coming, those cars now ...

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Gecko Poop, Inc.

Posted on December 2, 2014 by No Comments

thumbnail image We shared our casita with a variety of little creatures. We had a snake. We had scorpions. Two mice (that we could catch). Roaches, crickets, and lot's and lots of other bugs. We could have done without most of these, but we liked the geckos. They make a loud kissing/screeching sound at night and will easily ...

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Cabalgatas

Posted on December 1, 2014 by No Comments

thumbnail image Postponed by the hurricane, and a few hundred caballeros short - we still went out to watch the cowboys come into town. It really is a beautiful event, even more so in a community so deeply affected by Hurricane Odile. Keep calm, carry on. ...

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Playa Balandra

Posted on November 24, 2014 by 3 Comments

thumbnail image Life is good. Life is very good. ...

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Camping Tecolote

Posted on November 21, 2014 by 2 Comments

thumbnail image There is a well-known boondocking beach at the end of the road east of La Paz - Playa Tecolote. There are a few grubby restaurants to choose from, but otherwise it's just a few miles of open beach where you can camp anywhere you like. I managed to get stuck, so it's a good thing we ...

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Whale Sharks

Posted on November 20, 2014 by 3 Comments

thumbnail image The Whale Shark. Rhincodon typus. Literally the biggest fish in the ocean. This time of year, they're enjoying the warm plankton-filled waters of the Bay of La Paz. We were too.   ...

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