Our Sea Era

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The Birds

29 March 2010 | Mexico
Rich
Reminded us of the Hitchcock movie "The Birds"
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Vessel Name: SoCal SoGood
Vessel Make/Model: Beneteau 473
Hailing Port: San Diego, Ca
Crew: Pat and Rich Merrall
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We chose the title "Our Sea Era" for two reasons. The first one is that over the next several years we will be living our lives on the sea. It will be an exciting time, we will be sailing down the coast of Mexico and Central America, through the Panama Canal and throughout the West Indies in the [...]
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Cruise ships stop here about 2 times a week. This one showed up this morning at our anchorage at Zihuatanejo.
View of the hillside of Zihuatanejo from our boat.
Moon rising behind hill on beach in Zwaht.
Mexican Navy shipped anchored next to us in Zwaht.
Anchored next to sv 360 degrees in Zwaht bay.
Close up of 6 to 8 foot crocodile just off our stern in the marina. I guess no bottom cleaning the boat today.
Pat stopped me just before I was  going to dive in, yeah right.
There are some signs you just know you should pay attention to.
This is a lot of crock.
Small town of Santiago in Santiago bay, Manzanillo. Check out the street sign hanging from under the corner of the terrace.
Entrance to marina and lagoon (for anchoring) at Barra Navidad
Our boat in anchorage at Las Hadas bay.
Rich and Don (Quixote that is) doing some thinking or fantasising at hotel restaurant in downtown Manzanillo.
View of our boat from hill overlooking marina at Las Hadas in Manzanillo.
Hotel where the movie "TEN" was filmed. We had access to their beach, pool, etc. for a small fee.
Playa Santiago bay side of Manzanillo.
Condos, hotels, private homes, marina on the Las Hadas side of Manzanillo.
Beach at town of Tenacatita.
Dinghy landing at lagoon at end of jungle ride. Had lunch then headed back, that is me Tarzan, Jane and boy.
Beautiful jungle ride over all it took about 3 hours round trip.
Bird in flight (our scout) leading the way in the our dinghy jungle ride.
River entrance to the left for the jungle ride.
Hotel at Tenacatita Bay.
Palapas (cantinas, etc.) beach at Chamela
Anchorage at Punta Ipala, only one other boat there. They were a nice couple from New Zealand.
A fish (bait) pond with birds perched around and having a gossip session.
Dolphins swimming around boats in anchorage at Chamela.
Pat testing out our new inflatable kayak.
Kids lined up outside Philo
Santa giving gifts to kids. A total of 462 gifts were given out.
Christmas scene in park.
Buffet table at pot luck Christmas dinner (Philo provided the turkeys)
Kids line up inside, stretching out on the street.
Philo
Us and some of our friends at Philo
Our Sea Era 00235: Part of catch, cleaned and ready to....
Our Sea Era 00262: Where Pat and I had our first haircuts since leaving San Diego. It cost 35 pesos ($3.50) and she did a great job.
Our Sea Era 00264: Old (current) marina office, second floor, in town.
Our Sea Era 00261: Port Captain
Our Sea Era 00258: Finishing thatched roof at Marina La Cruz
Our Sea Era 00260: Marina La Cruz
Our Sea Era 00257: New marina office (in progress) and bathrooms/showers
Our Sea Era 00252: Christmas sand sculptues on beach in Old Town PV
Our Sea Era 00253: Pat and I sitting in scultured chairs in Old Town PV
Our Sea Era 00255: The malecon in Old Town PV
Our Sea Era 00249: Cathedral near town square in old town Puerto Vallarta
Our Sea Era 00247: Figures on the malecon , Pat and I posed as the dancers, yeah right!
Our Sea Era 00245: Rickety foot bridge in old town Puerto Vallarta
Our Sea Era 00244: Us with statue of John Huston, director of Night of the Iquana (old town Puerto Vallarta)
Our Sea Era 00234: Fishermen at panga dock with their catch for the day (red snapper)
Our Sea Era 00232: Bananas at Paradise Village in Nuevo Vallarta
Our Sea Era 00228: School boys on typical street, note horse in background
Our Sea Era 00227: "Traffic" circle in La Cruz
Our Sea Era 00211: Unique homemade catamaran
Our Sea Era 00214: Us with friends at Philo
Our Sea Era 00225: Anna Bannanas - restaurant with great entertainment
Our Sea Era 00208: Panga dock also temporary psuedo dinghy dock
Our Sea Era 00210: Fisherman pulling in fish nets with birds ready for any rejects
Our Sea Era 00206: Construction at new Marina La Cruz
Our Sea Era 00190: North end of Chalaca beach
Our Sea Era 00192: Beach from path to dinghy beach
Our Sea Era 00194: Jan and Vivian at dinghy beach with our dinghy with our dinghy in front
Our Sea Era 00197: Tortilla shop in La Cruz
Our Sea Era 00198: Huge bouganvilla at house in La Cruz
Our Sea Era 00182: Front of restaurant on beach
Our Sea Era 00186: Us infront of our boats
Our Sea Era 00187: SoCal SoGood from the restaurant on the beach
Our Sea Era 00188: Restaurant where we had a great fish lunch (plus cerveza of course)
Our Sea Era 00175: Chacala fishing village, neat houses with pretty ironworks on gates and fences
Our Sea Era 00176: Chacala house
Our Sea Era 00177: Chacala - beautiful wood doors
Our Sea Era 00165: Iguana
Our Sea Era 00155: Las Monas (the maniquins)at Isla Isabela, where we anchored
Our Sea Era 00163: Male frigate with puffed up chest
Our Sea Era 00164: Fishing camp at Isla Isabela
Our Sea Era 00150: Our slip next to the CAT
Our Sea Era 00151: Bill from the cat. and marina guard watching our departure
Our Sea Era 00152: John from Nakia (slip to our strbd) waving farewell
Our Sea Era 00153: Linda (John
Our Sea Era 00143: Dredge coming into El Cid
Our Sea Era 00148: Entering Marina Mazatlan
Our Sea Era 00084: Cory performing "surgery on the rode"
Our Sea Era 00109: Coming into our slip at Marina Mazatlan
Our Sea Era 00137: Dinner with friends at Broschetta Restaurant in Mazatan
Our Sea Era 00114: Cathedral in Mazatlan
Our Sea Era 00124: El Faro lighthouse at top of hill
Our Sea Era 00126: Thanksgiving day blessing of the boats in the harbor, boatyard in background
Our Sea Era 00132: Thanksgiving dinner and dance at marina
Our Sea Era 00105: Geeeted by 100
Our Sea Era 00108: Sunrise as we approached Mazatan
Our Sea Era 00110: View of Marina from our slip
Our Sea Era 00092: Receiving our "3rd place" award at end of Ha-Ha rally
Our Sea Era 00096: Bird on dinghy of Pro Motion and view of anchorage
Our Sea Era 00097: Someone using spinnaker as a parasail off boat (person is just being lifted out of water)
Our Sea Era 00100: Goodbye Cabo
Our Sea Era 00103: Greeted by 100
Our Sea Era 00060: Sunset in Bahia Santa Maria
Our Sea Era 00077: Movie making of "Dead Sea" in Cabo San Lucas
Our Sea Era 00080: Rich helping Cory splice anchor rode/chain
Our Sea Era 00082: Cory spicing line
Our Sea Era 00090: Doris and Jim of Jim n
Our Sea Era 00051: Steve, Cory and Melissa on Second Wind
Our Sea Era 00055: Band at party in Bahia Santa Maria
Our Sea Era 00056: View of Ha-Ha fleet at Bahia Santa Maria
Our Sea Era 00050: Cory on Second Wind
Our Sea Era 00040: Dinghys on beach at Turtle Bay
Our Sea Era 00041: Pot luck party at Turtle Bay
Our Sea Era 00048: Profigate 64
Our Sea Era 00038: Volleyball on beach at Turtle Bay
Our Sea Era 00028: Successful dinghy rescue of run away dinghy (Tom
Our Sea Era 00030: Dinner on SoCal SoGood in Turtle Bay with friends (1 of 2)
Our Sea Era 00031: Dinner on SoCal SoGood in Turtle Bay with friends (2 of 2)
Our Sea Era 00027: Baja California between Isla Cedros and Turtle Bay
Our Sea Era 00016: Under way on 1st day
Our Sea Era 00020: Hotel at San Quinteen
Our Sea Era 00022: Setting sun in San Quinteen
Our Sea Era 00023: Panga fisherman in San Quinteen
Our Sea Era 00006: Party - Glen, Sally, Rich, Pat, Tom and Maggie
Our Sea Era 00013: Glen and Sally on their boat saying last goodbye @4:00 am
Our Sea Era 00014: Maggie and Tom, saying their last goodbye @ 4:00 am
 
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SoCal SoGood

Who: Pat and Rich Merrall
Port: San Diego, Ca