Monthly Archives: January 2020

Stick In the Mud

On the road North from La Paz, I notice a sign to a town called Adolfo L√≥pez Mateos. What kind of name is that? The sign featured whale watching. So I go there. I get to the whale watching place … Continue reading

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Long Kesh

There has been a lot of Long Kesh imagery on this last part of the trip. I stayed in a very cheap hotel in Playa Novillero on my way to Mazatplan to catch the boat to La Paz in Baja … Continue reading

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Safe Boot

What a strange combination of words. I start up my brand new MacBook to upload lots more amazing bird photos but something is seriously wrong. Two words, in suitable blood red, appear in the top right corner of the screen. … Continue reading

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Jose Antonio

So as you know the principal goal of my trip to San Blas was to see lots of birds. I realize that to do so effectively I am going to need help. I go to the Tourist Office. Er, this … Continue reading

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Hotel Paraiso Miramar

For the last 5, or is it 6 days, I have camped in the grounds of the Hotel Paraiso Miramar near San Blas. http://www.hotelparaisomiramar.com Come here. It is paradise. Perched on a cliff top overlooking the ocean, it has a … Continue reading

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Get Your Motor Running

Not a care, few helmets, talking on phone, kids loving it, what a cool way to get around.

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Stuff that Started Life in the Sea

I tell you, when it comes to ingesting fish and other stuff that started life in the sea, then the west coast of Mexico is hard to beat. In San Blas, if you stop, close your eyes, spin around and … Continue reading

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Bosambo of the River

I fix up a meeting at the bridge for 7:00 am. They were to boat me around the estuary swamp land that surrounds San Blas. I am there at 6:45, still terrified of being late and thus unworthy. I sit … Continue reading

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What Larks Pip

Slow internet equals no posts. Happy New Year dear readers, a small but distinguished bunch! I head off to San Blas in Nayarit, Mexico for a 6 week trip of hardcore birdwatching fun. It takes me a week to get … Continue reading

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