This IS retirement

27 November 2015 | Marina Fonatur Mazatlan
01 November 2015 | Guaymas/Fonatur Marina
30 April 2015 | La Paz City of Peace
14 April 2015 | La Cruz De Huanacaxtle
26 March 2015 | La Culebra, Colima....laguna
03 March 2015 | La Culebra, Colomilla, Isla Grande
08 February 2015 | Santiago/Manzanillo
07 January 2015 | Punta Mita
27 December 2014 | Rancho Cordova, Ca
14 December 2014 | Guaymas, Sonora, Mx.
04 December 2014 | Marina Seca Guaymas
22 November 2014 | Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico
16 November 2014 | Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico
03 May 2014 | Loreto, BCS, Mexico
21 April 2014 | Virtual marina La Paz
02 April 2014 | La Cruz de Huanacaxtle/P.V.
18 March 2014 | Barra De Navidad/Colimilla
24 February 2014 | Colimilla/La Culebra/Isla Grande
18 February 2014 | Santiago/Manzanillo
28 January 2014 | La Paz City of Peace

La Paz

18 April 2009 | La Paz (City of Peace)
Gabriellas grandapa
I had a wonderful stay in La Paz. I rented a bike for a day so I could get to see a lot of the city. I was on my way to Tel Cel to buy a 3G laptop modem and a guy opened his door on his pickup and I smahed right into it. Threw me to the gound and I got a few cuts and scratches and a big bump on my elbow. Then a short time later I was almost run down by a guy who thought bikes shouldn't be on the road. Even though La Paz is not a bike friendly city, I still like it here. I enjoy the routine of having a nice Pescado filet dinner or Arrachea tacos or eating at Applbees, then strolling down the malecon and getting a nice ice cream cone. I also like the grocery stores here. They have stock that is influenced by the gringos who visit them. So I stocked up my freezer with frozen dinners, bratwurst, and ice cream. I checked the weather well on about 4 different sources and headed out out to the islands after my good-byes. I spent the first night at Caleta Partida and the next morning headed up to Isla San Francisco. About an hour out I turned around and went back to Ensenada Grande(next door to Caleta Partida). It was just too junky and the wind was on the nose. About 3am I awoke to the boat getting these annoying little slaps on the side of the boat because I was sideways to the incoming waves. So I weighed anchor and headed north. What a difference a day makes in weather conditions. It was so nice that I kept on going all the way up to Aqua Verde, bypassing San Evaristo.
Vessel Name: Mannasea
Vessel Make/Model: Piver 36AA Trimaran
Hailing Port: San Diego
Crew: Grumpy grandpa/Phil Perkins
About: After spending the most wonderful 5 years of my life with my grandaughter Gabriella, it's my turn to go cruising. I'll keep going as long as it's fun and if I can get rid of this nagging feeling of returning to my grandaughter..
Mannasea's Photos - This IS retirement (Main)
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My departure from Rio Vista to Mexico
Gabriella knows I
Her famous neck tugs.
Tenacatita cruise
Mom and sister
Tenacatita gang
too much Dramamine and sun
Dad..a lobster fisherman
reglassing crushed ama
reglassing the strut area
Port steering pulley
Starboard side steering pulley that fell off
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