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Feb 7, 2008 - San Carlos’ Whales and Mechanical Wizards

At 6:30 a.m. promptly, our chariot, a 20 foot panga (runabout) towed by Crispin’s truck (it had not turned into steeds), arrived outside our door and with Crispin’s gallant help, we climbed into the boat for our ride to the end of the spit where we would depart. Crispin backed the panga into the water with the three of us still aboard and then maneuvered it around and we were set. Birds sat in the mangrove trees surrounding the water’s edge silhouetted in the pale grey blue of dawn. A Black-crowned Night Heron was hunkered down beside a...

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Feb 5, 2008 - Going South From Loreto

Mex 1 runs south from Loreto with rugged peaks jutting into the sky on the west and pointed islands swimming in blue waters gleaming on the east. We climbed some precipitous mountains, tall enough to make my ears pop. The road curved through switchbacks climbing steeply while mountain peaks wreathed in clouds rose around us. This ride has been the most spectacular thus far, with breathtaking views that had me running from my seat to the couch to catch pictures on both sides. We even got a photo of Carol creeping up one side of a switchback...

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