Or Playa Tortuga or Playa Escondido, depending on which book you are using as a guide.  We are 38 miles south … More


This was our third and last stop before returning to Ixtapa.¬† There is a small but delicious restaurant “Uruapan” near … More


Another small town in Michoacan we visited for one night is at 7000 ft altitude. High altitude means cool, crisp … More

Morelia, Michoacan

Morelia is the capital city of the state of Michoacan. It’s a big city at 6300 feet altitude. Definately a … More

Inland to Morelia

We have not been very good about making trips inland when we get to a stopping spot. After the refrigeration … More

Mary MX’cessorizes!

Mary has a new phone number! And it’s a Mexico number, too. But why would she choose Ixtapa to make … More

Good Sunshine

We are starting to get some impressive solar electric production. Since the sailing season starts in the winter, the sun … More


We went to Zihuatanejo to experience the 19th annual Guitarfest (amongst everything else Zihua has to offer). There were probably … More

Ixtapa Marina

We came into the marina at Ixtapa for a few weeks.  We needed to find a nice, safe, and secure … More

Isla Grande, Ixtapa

After a long 30-hour trip from Manzanillo,  we anchored at Isla Grande, just NW of Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo.  This is a regular … More

Bahia Santiago

In the morning, we pulled anchor in Carrizal and headed to Bahia Santiago in Manzanillo. We stayed in Bahia Santiago … More


On our way to Panama! Very slowly. As the crow flies, we are 30 miles closer to our eventual end-of-season … More

Hanging at Tenacatita

We left Barra de Navidad early on February 14 for a 14 mile transit to the ever popular Bahia Tenacatita. … More

Excursion to Manzanillo

Last year, we sailed as far south as Manzanillo. Yesterday, we rode with friends to Manzanillo in a rental car … More