Capitol Reef, Escalante & Valley of the Gods

Capitol Reef, Escalante & Valley of the Gods

Escalante National Monument 28th April The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument spans across nearly one million acres of public lands and contains three distinct units: Grand Staircase, Kaiparowits, and Escalante Canyon. From its spectacular Grand...
Hurricane, Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks

Hurricane, Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks

Hurricane April 23 Our friends Pat & Brenda Montani told us about Hurricane, pronounced ‘Hurkin’, Pat loved the mountain biking here, said it was more scenic than Moab, and recommended we check it out.  Sadly, as I write, Pat is in the Squamish Hospice.  How...
Loreto. The last frontier & MX5 North

Loreto. The last frontier & MX5 North

April 1 Pulling into Loreto is kinda like coming home.  We’ve been here many times, the last was on our way down the Baja just 16 months ago.  Jeff & Tracy made us feel welcome, opening their home to us.  The kids quickly dumped their bag &...
Adios La Ventana!

Adios La Ventana!

March 30 Looking back on our time spent in La Ventana, I am filled with a deep sense of gratitude and happiness.   This little corner of Baja has been our home for the past 5 months and we have enjoyed every moment.   Am grateful for the freedom we have...
The Mighty Pacific Grey Whales

The Mighty Pacific Grey Whales

March 5th From January through to the end of March the mighty Grey Whale annual migration passes along Mexico’s Baja Peninsular.  Dotted along the coastline lie protective inlets, where expectant mothers seek the warmer & safer waters to give birth.  These inlets...
La Ventana continued…

La Ventana continued…

It’s cold, Baja in January is cold.  Chilly North winds that are so much fun to kite in, aren’t as much fun to ‘live’ in.  We’ve pulled on the puffy jackets, wool hat and Ugg boots.   Instead of a cold beer after kiting, it’s a hot cuppa tea.  I’m more grateful...
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