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Papanoa

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

On the way to Acapulco!

We are taking the slow route to Acapulco. We left the Ixtapa marina today and made it six miles to…

Back in Ixtapa

We are home on our boat and yes working on more projects. They never seem to end. We did take…

Uruapan

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

Patzcuaro

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

Morelia, Michoacan

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

Michigan Mom Time

In between visits with my mom, I did a little project for the boat. Mom is doing well in her…

Inland to Morelia

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

Mary MX’cessorizes!

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

Good Sunshine

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

Quick trip to Washington

While the boat was safely docked in crocodile infested waters, I took a quick trip to Washington to pick up…

Guitarfest

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

More fun in Zihuatanejo

We’ve spent a couple of mornings at the beach near our marina. It’s not a bad way to start the…

Rome in Zihuatanejo?

There once was a corrupt police chief, Arturo Durazo Moreno also known as ‘El Negro,’ in Z-town who somehow built…

Ixtapa Marina

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

Ixtapa – Zihuatanejo

Yes, those are sails you see in the photo! We actually had nice wind on our 5-mile trip from Isla…

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…

Bahia Santiago

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