It was hard leaving Big Bend, but the lone wilting piece of scallion and moldy piece of cheese in our fridge did not look appetizing. We headed west towards El Paso, TX and New Mexico. After a resupply trip, we
We spent a week in Big Bend and barely scratched the surface of the park. It’s huge with five separate visitor centers. Most of the nights were spent at back country sites located 2-4 miles down dirt roads of varying
Brownsville is the southern most city in Texas, which usually means it’s the warmest. So we stuck around the area. Our roots in boating led us back to the water so we headed for the beach. The barrier island of
Short story: We were denied by Mexican authorities to drive our van past the border towns of the hassle free zone. Customs, immigration and the Banjercito. Long story: While getting our ducks in a row to enter Mexico, we noticed
It’s been a long few weeks to get to south Texas & the border of Mexico. We got slapped in the face on our intended departure date of 12/29 by a bitter cold spell that started after Christmas and lasted
It’s not often that we find a doppelgänger sailboat. Sv Piper, a Najad 343, with a center cockpit and aft cabin, has almost the same boat layout as us (mirrored), except ours is a ketch and their’s is a sloop.
We’ve been on the road for a couple of weeks now. The Northeast was full of stops to visit friends and family, but the after Annapolis, we have fewer people to visit. So we’ve been logging more miles during the
We only had one piece of business to take care of in Annapolis during boat show week: getting an extra part for our Airhead. Other than that, it was all about seeing friends.
V has been interested in coins since she we found two near our house dating back to the 1800s. They were in rough shape, so they’re not worth a whole lot, but she keeps them in her special collection.
The rest of our time in New York was packed. We had at hot breakfast with a high school friend of mine. After catching up, we said our goodbyes and headed through the maze of the MTA for the Met.