Category Archives: Mexico

Win Sharktopus!

Free stuff for you time! First off, we just added a new page to the site.  On the top right of the website you’ll see the “How to Crew” link.  Click on that and you’ll have access to all the … Continue reading

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Special Announcement!

We interrupt our normal blogging for this important, special announcement: For those of you who don’t know, Greg is an international, B-movie, science fiction horror film star! (On the SyFy channel, no less!) and who is, as Tiffany recently observed, … Continue reading

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To Cross the Pacific

Ah the happy crew of the good ship FLY AWEIGH, decked out in their 2010 puddle jump regalia.  We figured we should get the pictures handled before the scurvy set in. For those of you who don’t know, the term … Continue reading

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Walking on the Wild Side

Wandering around town, sailing on the ocean, heck, even sitting in the bar or the coffee shop – all of these are great opportunities for communing with the local wildlife (and the not-so-wild also). We’ll start this off with the … Continue reading

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More Life on the Docks

La Cruz de Huanacaxtle wasn’t all dodging sniper fire while weaving boats through water spouts and random floating construction equipment though. I, as always, managed to find a few quiet moments to relax an enjoy myself. The particular method of … Continue reading

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Life on the Docks

As I said, Tiffany and I spent a lot of time working on the docks in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle and Paradise Village in Puerto Vallarta getting involved in the local cruising community and looking for ships looking for crew. … Continue reading

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A Few Months in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico

So like I said, La Cruz was the first place where Tiffany and I got to really spend some time, meet some people and just live a little bit outside the US, which was a major goal of this trip … Continue reading

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Back in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico

Our second stay in La Cruz was one of the more special highlights of our trip so far. The reason for this is that due to a variety of circumstances it worked out that actually got to live in La … Continue reading

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Mazatlan, MX – 3rd

Mazatlan, MX With the help of Mary-Ann on s/v OLD MOON we found another Mexican wine. For my last entry on Mazatlan, I’ll focus on our transportation options. Yes, I realize that the topic of transportation would not typically be … Continue reading

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Mazatlan, MX – 2

Mazatlan, MX So I thought I was doing OK with the fishing thing…then I met this guy, Yeah, my biggest fish so far is about 15 lbs. My first question to Marcus was “So what do you do with it!?” … Continue reading

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