Category: Pacific

Missions and minerals – Loreto, Mulege and Santa Rosalia

In my previous two posts I mentioned the towns of Loreto, Mulegé and Santa Rosalía but, deliberately, didn’t go into any detail about them because I felt they warranted a specifically dedicated post. So, here we go. The three towns are situated in the northern half of the Mexican State of Baja California Sur and …

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Bahia Concepcion – and other anchorages between Loreto and Santa Rosalia

The second part of our cruising journey in the Sea of Cortez this year was spent mainly in Bahía Concepcíon. I will tell you about that in a moment – but first, a couple of stops we made between Loreto and the Bahía. Isla Coronados, just 6nm NE of Loreto, is a volcanic island with …

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La Paz to Loreto – 3 weeks “off the grid”.

Our route from La Paz to Loreto totalled 161 miles, during which time we visited 15 different anchorages over a period of 22 days. We deliberately took our time as we wanted to experience as much as we could – our longest leg was 30 miles and our shortest 1.2! It would not be fair …

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