January 2016 archive

“Going loco” [you know where] – but first, Puerto Angel

Described in the Cruising Guide as an “enchanting little cove” we decided that Puerto Angel was a place we definitely wanted to stop on our route between Huatulco and Acapulco – and we are very glad we did. The small fishing port straggles around a rocky bay…. ……and is surrounded by thickly wooded hills. Some …

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Another inland trip – to Oaxaca, Monte Alban and Hierve El Agua

As reported in my previous post, we encountered a delay – well several really, but no need to go into that – in our new dinghy arriving in Marina Chahue, Huatulco. On hearing early in the morning of Saturday 14th November that we could not expect delivery before Thursday 19th we made a snap decision …

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Crossing the Tehuantepic to the Bays of Huatulco

On departure from Puerto Madero [including from Marina Chiapas] clearance involves more than a Zarpe from the Port Captain. The Mexican government is really trying to clamp down on drug smuggling and, as Madero is a border port, the Navy has a duty to inspect all departing vessels. We had made arrangements for the inspection …

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