|16' whale shark & Baja coast reflection-Photo courtesy of Avant|
|Bahia Concepcion - courtesy of Avant|
|Sunset colors astound|
|Bahia Santispac - another great sunset|
Then it was time to head out as Semana Santa (Holy Week) approached. Thousands of Mexicans flock to the various beaches to enjoy the long weekend, and banda music is sure to keep you up into the wee hours.
|Sunrise at Guaymas marina|
|We'll miss these sunsets!|
We moved north to begin our voyage across the sea to Guaymas. Our passage was very pleasant, sailing (and motoring) on a beam reach across 78 miles in 16 hours.
|Getting Pura Vida ready for haul out|
|the unnerving process of haul |
out, getting straps ready
|Setting up the ladder in the yard|
|Icy cold Indio |
& seafood cocktail
|Guaymas as we prepare Pura Vida for haul out across the bay.|