We are back in our home port of Mexico, Mazatlan. We made the crossing from La Paz to Mazatlan in 40 hours, a distance of 240 miles. It was an uncomfortable crossing with rolly confused seas changing directions all the time. The beauty were the nights with all the magical stars.
We are happy to be back in Mazatlan, feels like coming home. We are busily putting Andanzas away for the summer before returning to the States.
As we end our cruising season we are reflecting back over the season. We have traveled 2900 water miles and 500 travel hours on the water. We have traveled from San Diego to Mazatlan to Zihuatenjo to the Sea of Cortez. We have been in 35 ports of call and 23 anchorages. We like to review what some of our favorite things were:
Favorite city: Mazatlan
Favorite village: La Cruz
Favorite anchorage: Agua Verde and Tenacatita
Favorite place to listen to music: Philo's in La Cruz, and Rafael in Mazatlan
Favorite restaurant: Fat Fish in Mazatlan, Tacos in the Street in La Cruz
Favorite things to do: Relaxing on the boat, being on the sea, collecting sea shells on the beach
Favorite new place: Ixtapa and Zihuatenjo
Favorite new experience: Zihuatenjo Sail Fest
One of the gifts of cruising is Time. Time to do whatever we want whenever we want. Time to think, time to cook, time to read, time to watch a movie, time to play, time to play with Angel, time to learn, time to be with friends, time to do nothing.
What we value most of cruising are our friendships we have made. Some we meet may be only for a day or for that anchorage only, perhaps someday we will meet up again. Other friendships have developed into best of friends where we have shared all the joys and adventures of this amazing cruising lifestyle. "Friends are the chocolate chips in the cookie of life". - unknown.
1 year ago