I’d rather have a palapa in Yelapa than a condo in Redondo…

We recently returned from a visit to Yelapa and we’d go for the palapa any day! Maybe it was the great company, maybe it was all the cultural magic we saw, maybe it was the scenery, maybe just maybe, this might be my new favorite place! Speaking of great company, we hosted Chris and Beth from San Diego for a week. It was quite a treat for us because they’ve been in this area before. They gave us the scoop regarding places to check out and introduced us to some new friends.

We stayed in La Cruz for their first night so they could get settled into the boat. The next day the conditions were good enough for a day sail and our plan was to go where the wind carried us. Much to our delight it gently carried us to Yelapa! Yelapa is across Banderas Bay and is equipped with mooring balls to attach your boat to.We haven’t heard the greatest things about the mooring balls but the terrain underwater drops off so quickly that it’s almost impossible to anchor there. We took our chances and hooked on to a ball with some instruction from a local. We gave him the fee to stay two nights and took him up on his recommendation for dinner at the Yelapa Yacht Club.

The yacht club was hosting a special fundraiser for the high school folkloric dance team. With each donation they will be closer to their trip to San Francisco where they will perform. Of the 35 total students, 16 of them are involved in the dance team, how cool is that?! We watched in awe as the girls twirled their colorful dresses and the boys stomped in unison to the music. Some dresses take up to 25 days to create and the finished product was absolutely gorgeous! Part of the fundraiser was a couple of raffles. You’ll never guess who won a bottle of tequila…Skipper Brad!The next morning we had a simple breakfast on board and geared up to hike to the waterfall. The hike is about 3.5 miles each way and we were escorted by a couple of local dogs. We named them Paco, Maria and Jorge. The path led us out of town and up the river. Scattered along the path were houses, animals, vibrant flowers and jungle. Chris and Beth even found a cute fixer upper! At the end of the trail lies a very rewarding waterfall. By the end of the hike you cannot wait to jump in! Not to mention, it’s free fresh water to “bathe” in ha! We all enjoyed our time swimming, sunbathing, resting and then it was time to make our way back to town. We worked up quite the appetite!I learned that Yelapa is a popular yoga retreat destination…Our stay was 2 nights and it was definitely time to go when we pulled out. Yelapa tends to get a bit rolly and we had our fair share of being rocked. We definitely plan to go back to this beautiful place in the near future! Thank you to Chris and Beth for recommending and sharing such a wonderful place with us!

What else have we been up to? Well we’ve been seeing a ton of whales…Enjoying lots of sunrises and sunsets…Doing a lot of fishing and a little catching…Sydney has been doing plenty of fetching and lounging…Speaking of Sydney, she has some words to say…Dear readers, I had the best hike in Yelapa! 7 whole miles of things to sniff, horse poop to roll in AND eat! I made a few new friends but Paco wouldn’t leave me alone- but boy did I miss him on our way back to town. He was my bodyguard against the local dogs, would you believe I got nipped by an ankle biter?! I tried not to let it show but I enjoyed my time with Aunt Beth and Uncle Chris. I even cuddled with them! Other than that I’ve been mostly unimpressed as usual. We hope that each of you are happy, healthy and well! Cheers from the crew of SV Perspective! 🤗

Cruising Again!

We’ve been spending too much time at the dock and it was time to cast off and get back to cruising. We’ve been called “slipper lobsters” far too long. Where are we heading? We are first stopping at La Cruz to fuel up and anchor for the night and then we are off to meet our friend, Jim, in Chacala. We haven’t seen Jim in over a month and are looking forward to catching up! La Cruz was a wonderful pit stop and we spent the day on the boat. We were lucky enough to hear that a whale calf and it’s family were making its way through the anchorage. We hopped on deck and enjoyed the show! The calf was breaching over and over again and it was truly a joy to see. The next morning we were off to Chacala. It would be a 7 hour trip that kept us on our toes! We carefully navigated through Punta De Mita and the Tres Marietta’s avoiding the shallow area in the middle. And my favorite quote of the day was “It’s your job to make sure we don’t hit any whales!” The Bay is full of whales this time of year and the last thing we want to do is hit one! We saw so many spouts, backs and tails, it was incredible and incredibly nerve wracking. Realistically we were fine because we had our motor on and the whales would hear and avoid us.

It wasn’t too long before our fishing line struck and the reel started to scream. Brad was occupied down below. I slowed the boat down, yelled at him to hurry and grabbed the reel. The fish was huge and kept jumping out of the water. I squealed with excitement to Brad that he better hurry because I wanted him to see this guy in action. Brad ran up, took over the reel while I steered and controlled the boat. Brad handed me the reel again and I hung on for dear life while the fish jumped and tried to get off the hook. Brad grabbed the gaff and I brought the fish to the side of the boat. It took one try and the fish was on deck! We couldn’t get over the size, beauty and the fact that we actually landed this guy just the two of us. Major high fives were thrown and upcoming meal plans were made!Mahi fish tacos were on our plates in about 30 minutes and oh so tasty! The next couple of hours flew and before we knew it we were in Chacala. We set our bow anchor and Jim helped us with our stern anchor via the dinghy. We caught up on our boat and headed to shore to check it out. We made it just in time for a stunning sunset. Chacala is a small town that actually feels like Mexico. The streets are dirt and cobblestones with small restaurants and markets on either side. In the mornings you wake to the sunlight trickling through the port lights, the sound of crashing waves on shore and the roosters singing cockadoodledoo! It is perfect here!At night there are tons of fish that enjoy our deck lights, it is quite a site to see!Sydney’s Perspective: Finally we are at a place that has a beach for me to play and poop on! I even have a new trick, peeing in the water. It makes my humans laugh every time! Oh and my humans caught me a giant fish that I could care less about until they are hand feeding me the scraps. Things are finally looking up, although I do occasionally miss the ice cream. We plan on being in Chacala for a few days and heard there is a hiking trail with ancient petroglyphs. We also have plans to move to a new anchorage that is the most visually stunning place I’ve seen so far, and don’t worry, it has a beach for Sydney too.

Cheers to all!

Call me a slacker…

I must admit, there has been some serious slacking going on when it comes to the blog and keeping it up to date. So let’s put that behind us and get caught up!

We have been blessed to have family and our friend, Sean, come down for visits! The Harley family arrived the 19th and departed the 27th. They stayed at Paradise Village Resort which happens to be where we had the boat docked. It allowed us to spend lots of quality time together! During their visit we ate our way through the resort, took our dinghy up the estuary on crocodile hunts, took the boat out for a whale watching tour, enjoyed the local farmers market together and visited Puerto Vallarta. Each activity was a success in its own right. My favorite was taking the boat out whale watching. It was a pleasure showing them some of the sites we’ve been seeing and to show them how the boat handles. Also, we shared some firsts with them. It was our first time seeing a huge manta ray, and so many whales in one outing!

Our tour of Puerto Vallarta was a close second. We all piled into a cab and arrived about 30 minutes later to the malecon which is very similar to a boardwalk back in the states. There are plenty of tourist shops, restaurants and sculptures along the way- oh and the beach! We stopped at a restaurant called Casa Traditional which served excellent food and margaritas. Wow, was it tasty and the service was wonderful.The time certainly flew with the Harley crew, but that means we had a great time together. I know we will cherish the time spent and are very thankful they came all this way to spend Christmas with us!

Soon after the Harley family left Brad was down for the count with his first cold on the boat. It was an adventure picking cough medicine at the pharmacy- thank goodness for the google translate camera feature. All you do is point the camera to the text you’re trying to translate and it shows you in English. How lucky are we that technology is so great?! It’s a good thing it was a quick cold because Sean arrived the 29th to spend the New Year with us. Brad and I were both excited to pick him up at the airport and show him around.

So far we have gone to our favorite restaurants near the marina, visited Puerto Vallarta, spent New Years at the beach watching the fireworks together, left the marina and sailed to La Cruz, and are now anchored in Punta Mita. It has been fun exploring each of these places and there’s so much more to see! We’ve been keeping the Harley game night tradition alive by playing either 31 or Mexican Train before bedtime. Both games are so much fun to play!

Puerto Vallarta Version Dos…

La Cruz views…Punta Mita, so far…Sydney’s Perspective…things have been mediocre these past few weeks. The resort doesn’t allow dogs, who do they think they are?! But you know what, I broke the rules and showed up on NYE, neener neener! I’ve been getting plenty of walks, a few bites of ice cream and just a smidgeon of beach time. You know that’s not my order of preference. I shall punish my humans with my death glares and pouty faces. Maybe that will teach them!

Well, there you have it folks! That’s what we’ve been up to the past couple of weeks. Visiting and just hanging out. We hope your 2018 is also off to a splendid start! Cheers from the crew of SV Perspective!

50 days of captivity and 9 cocodrilos!

We had great plans of getting our boat ship shape today including oiling our external teak, but you know what? We didn’t do any of that! Instead we had a relaxed morning, took Sydney to the beach and then headed up the estuary on a crocodile hunt.The crocodile hunt was a family event, with Sydney on board. We had her tied into the dinghy so she was forced to behave and stay in the boat. Safety first! Both Brad and I were scanning the shores like hawks and we finally had our first encounter. Bummer for us, it was over before it really began. But it was enough to spark our excitement to keep looking. Brad spotted the next two, they were 2 little guys sun bathing on a concrete slab. Very cute!

Along the way we saw iguanas in the trees and tons of large birds which we believe are egrets. Their wing span is incredible as they completely spread out and fly. You an actually hear the air whooshing when they are close. The estuary was getting more crododily by the minute as we went into the thick of it. We didn’t have another encounter for quite some time, but we did see lots of small crabs on the shore, more egrets and interesting views.Here are the creepy crabs!Brad was steering the dinghy and it became somewhat like a video game. He was dealing with currents, obstacles, and trying not to run aground in the shallow areas. He did a great job and nobody got their eye poked out by low lying sticks. What more could you ask for?! By the time our trip up and down the estuary was over, we counted 9 crocodiles or cocodrilos as they call them here in Nuevo Vallarta. Each of them were very exciting and tricky to catch on camera as they were quick to scurry into the water once they saw us. Estuary views…We are amazed that 50 days have happened in the blink of an eye and are both afraid our time on this adventure is going to zoom past us before we know it. Can’t wait to see what the next 50 days has in store for us, and can’t wait to share it with all of you!

As a bonus, check out our new dock friend. He’s as large as a dog and apparently likes to check himself out in the glass. What a vain iguana!

Isla Isabela, the Galapagos of México!

We arrived on Tuesday, got ourselves situated and headed to a neighbors boat for happy hour. We met the owner, Scott, as we pulled into the anchorage. There is little sand and lots of rocks along the bottom making things tricky. Scott found us a sandy patch and guided us to drop the anchor, then he watched to make sure it set. If only every anchoring experience could go down like that! 😉 There were 4 boats in the small anchorage and we all piled onto Muskoka to chit chat. We didn’t stay too long and made our way back to our boat for dinner and an early bedtime.

The next morning we woke up early with a mission to get to shore before it got hot outside. We couldn’t wait to check out the island and all it had to offer. We pulled the dinghy on shore by 9am and started exploring. As you look up into the sky there are hundreds of birds circling in the air.As you look down the beach is covered in little coral pieces.As you look forward there are fishing shacks and nets along the shore. We made our way to a trail that lead to an abandoned research facility. It was huge and unfinished, which is a bummer! We saw plenty of iguanas along the path, lizards, and of course birds!This part of the Island is saturated with frigate birds and their nests. In the trees you’ll find females laying on their nests, juveniles hanging out in the branches and males with their throats puffed out for all to see that they are ready for love.   I was so surprised to see that the frigates are not territorial and did not seem to mind humans coming so close. We back tracked and headed to the fishing huts to find the start of the next trail. This one would lead us to Lago Crater. As we made our way up the path we found plenty of holes in the ground which belonged to crabs. I felt creeped out, Brad was fascinated! One was a little irked as it came out to say hello. It reminded me of the crabs you see in cartoons. He came out with arms spread wide and ready to pinch!The paths along the island are well maintained and marked which makes it easy to navigate. As you walk the path your ears are inundated with bird noises- it was pretty cool to stop and just listen. We went up a steep hill and came down the other side to the crater. It’s full of stagnant, rain water and from what we could tell, no wildlife present in the lake.We followed the path further and were halted to a stop when we both heard a whistling noise. Was a researcher trying to get our attention? Nope, it was a blue footed boobie talking. We kept going down the path that ended at the ocean cliff. There were boobies everywhere! They were so cute with their bright blue feet as they waddled around. We saw a couple of the mamas laying on their nests while most of them were in the thick of courting season. A pair will do a little dance and I suppose the rest is history if the partner likes the dance moves.  I spent way too much time geeking out with the camera and Brad caught some great footage with the iPhone. Perspective on anchor… The gorgeous cliff views…

We peeled ourselves away and walked back to the fishing huts and decided to do another path that leads to a lighthouse on top of the hill. The hike was very steep, but not too far so it was manageable. We enjoyed the burn going up because we had been restless on the passage coming down. We needed the exercise! As we climbed higher and higher the views got better and better. At the top there were more boobies. We walked around while taking in the amazing views below us and made our way back down. Brad found one last area to explore, this was my least favorite. It was low tide and a portion of rocks were exposed. As we climbed up the rocks and peered down, we saw tons of crabs scurrying away! They reminded me of spiders! The crabs were a shiny black and a few were red. I’ve never seen black crabs before.  Also located on this stretch of rocks are brown footed boobies. It was interesting that each bird was segregated to their own sections of the island.This was by far my favorite place of the trip making any uneasy parts of the passage completely worth it. It’s times like this that need to be savored because there will be other tough times coming up.

Words from the crew…Sydney’s Perspective.

You know what I’m tired of? This island! Did you know my humans told me I am not allowed on shore? Something about a nature preserve or some garbage like that. I’ve been pouting every chance I get. I especially get angry when my parents come back to the boat smelling like sand. They locked me on deck for hours while they explored the island. The boat was rocking like crazy in the anchorage and I feel abused. They told me I can go to land at the next place, they better not be lying! Puerto Vallarta or bust!

Leaving La Paz: The good, the bad, and the ugly!

I was going to write some long winded post about our passage and thought, nah, let’s not bore everyone! So instead I will give the good, the bad and the ugly about our 3 day, 2 night trip to Isla Isabela.

The good…

1. We got plenty of sailing in on this passage. We sailed 27 hours without the motor on, this was amazing! The boat handles so well and continues to amaze us with her speed under sail. Best of all, it’s so quiet!

2. The stars were visible the second night. I was able to count 13 shooting stars on my 12-3am shift. The moon was also a spectacular orange color as it rose up from the horizon.

3. Neither of us fell overboard- (more about this in the ugly section.). We decided to wear our PFDs and clip in when leaving the cockpit, no exceptions!

4. Along the way we saw a wall of dolphins to our starboard surfing the waves and heading straight towards us. This was the COOLEST dolphin siting to date!

5. Brad let out our fishing line and it was instantly struck by a dorado. He saw the whole thing go down as the dorado’s fin skimmed across the surface. Too bad it got away!

6. I saved a life- at least I hope I did! I was awake on my midnight watch when I heard a bunch of slapping noises. What the heck?! Then I smelled a fish. Upon further investigation I spotted the culprit. A flying fish landed in our boat and could not get out. I tried to grab him but he was so slimy and gross, and kept slipping out of my hand. So I told him to hang on little buddy, I’ll be right back. I grabbed a paper towel and tossed him back overboard. I hope he lived to see another day.

7. More dolphins! We had a group escort us just outside the island. They stayed at the bow for a few minutes and went off their own way. Dolphins never get boring, they are so awesome!

8. Bioluminescence was visible each night and was a great distraction from some large waves passing under the boat. Look at the pretty sparkles and ignore the rest. 😉

9. We got to our destination with plenty of daylight to spare and were met by friendly boaters willing to give us a hand in the challenging anchorage.

Ok enough gloating, let’s get to the bad.

1. We were grossly unprepared! The headsail lines were not run back to their appropriate winches. This meant going up and down each side of the deck in crappy conditions to set them up. Doh!

2. We chose not to raise the main in calm conditions, we thought we would do it when we got around the corner and into the channel. Big mistake!

3. Our dinghy wasn’t securely attached and was threatening to launch off the davits. We should have hauled it up on deck before we left. Tisk tisk!

4. Our boom vang broke and fell down. The day before this happened Brad and I both heard something fall from the mast, it was a nut, an important one albeit. We assumed it came from our radar mount but you know what they say about assuming! This was an exciting moment, luckily Brad rigged up a solution and all is well until we can get a new piece fabricated in Puerto Vallarta.

5. Our main halyard chafed even more due to us sailing with our main fully up and eased out. Looks like we need to have our new sail reshaped at the top to prevent this problem.

6. We caught a fish but he was too small so back in the water he went.

Now it’s time for the ugly.

1. I got so scared that I burst into tears. Has this ever happened to you before? Oh dear, how embarrassing! We were making our way into the San Lorenzo Channel and got our butts handed to us. All of the guidebooks tell you this is a sketchy place and it’s notorious for kicking booties. Here’s what happened. We were in 20-25 knots of wind, fair enough. The problem was we were taking huge waves on our port beam crossing to starboard and our boat was not prepared. These waves were so tall and angry looking due to the wind that they literally made me burst into tears.

2. Brad had to go on deck to raise the mainsail in the conditions noted above. Talk about taking the anxiety to a whole new level. Let me clarify, it was my anxiety, not his. I am so thankful he did not fall overboard!

3. Brad lost his breakfast while working in the above noted conditions. We are still finding specks of oatmeal on deck and on the lines. But imagine being on a nasty carnival ride and working on tying things with your hands. It’s bound to make anyone sick! He is my hero for getting all of the work done in such scary conditions.

4. We took on a huge wave on our port side that soaked Brad head to toe while on deck, and soaked our entire cockpit including me.

5. A squid found its way to our deck. Ewww! Brad found and disposed of him before I saw it.

6. Hygiene- this is also embarrassing to admit but hygiene goes out the window on passages. Luckily these have been short passages so far! Back in real life we were religious about showering daily, now it just seems like so much work! 😉

Well, there you have it. There’s the good, bad and ugly on our 3 day, 2 night passage to Isla Isabela. Not every day is easy and there are tough times along the way. But the overall result is amazing and so worth the hard times. I cannot wait to share the next post with you all. Until then, cheers!

La Paz so far…

We left Bahía de Los Muertos early in the morning and were escorted out with a dreamy sunrise. Could you ask for a better view while enjoying coffee? I think not! Brad and I visited La Paz not long ago while looking at a potential boat to purchase. We fell in love with the city and were very excited to have our own boat here. The passage from Muertos to La Paz took the better part of a day and we were able to sail for a few hours before surrendering to our motor. The scenery along the way is untouched, rolling hills that dip into the ocean. We rounded the corner between Isla Espiritu Santo and El Tecolote and made our way to the La Paz channel. We were nervous making the entrance because we have heard horror stories of boats running aground. As we made our way closer there were the trusty red and green channel markers showing us the way to go. As long as we kept the boat between the markers we would be fine. A couple of our friends were already anchored in La Paz and we were looking forward to reuniting with them. The odd thing about La Paz is that you can essentially anchor anywhere, as long as you aren’t in the channel. We chose a spot near our friends and quickly got down to the task of having dinner. We were starving! Sunset as we arrived…The following day we met up with our friends Jim and Steve and explored the city a bit more. Jim located the mother of all ice cream shops, and even Sydney gets to enjoy the tasty delights that they sell. We make a point to visit daily. It’s a decent walking distance from the dock so it kind of makes up for it. 😉 In other treat news, we were all spoiled when Jim came aboard and made us crepes, with all the fixings. Talk about amazing! The next morning Steve returned the favor with a delicious breakfast, with fruit and orange juice to boot! As our turn arrived we made pancakes, bacon and eggs.We spent a few days anchored in La Paz and decided to move to a new anchorage, one that we could enjoy a bit more. We wound up in Caleta Lobos. The first night there the winds were very strong, but the remaining nights were smooth as glass. Roca Lobos is just outside the anchorage and is phenomenal for snorkeling or diving. Boy were we impressed! The water was clear, there were plenty of fish to see and to top it off we had a sea lion join our party. She was very sweet, curious and playful. We swam with her for a few minutes and made our way back to the dinghy for a break. We were all in awe of her playfulness and agreed it was a wonderful experience.

Caleta Lobos was the prettiest anchorage we’ve been to so far. The water shifts from dark blue to a gorgeous light teal color as it shallows. You have to see it to believe it. For once Sydney seemed to be impressed! Or maybe she was just happy to get off the boat and run around. 😉 We stayed at Caleta Lobos for 3 nights and turned around back to La Paz. We were having a serious case of ice cream withdrawals….ok I’m lying, just a little bit though. We had plans to grab a slip and one happened to be available.

Sydney’s Perspective- La Paz la schmazzz the only good thing about it here is I get ice cream. Sometimes my humans take me to the beach but not as often as I’d like. They did take me to a cool beach, but made me suffer for a couple of hours while we traveled there. I guess this boating thing isn’t so bad as long as they keep giving me beach time and ice cream- in that order please!We hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving and happy holidays ahead! Cheers!!!

Bahía de Los Muertos

Ahhh I know what you’re thinking…doesn’t Bahía de Los Muertos mean bay of the dead? Yes my friends, it sure does! We didn’t let the name scare us away. In fact we had a great and memorable time there.

Our first task as we arrived was to drop the hook, this went off without a hitch. The water was so clear I could see our anchor drop to the bottom, not too shabby! Our passage from Los Frailes to Muertos wasn’t very long but we were roasting hot. A swim was definitely in order!After the swim Brad was doing his best to cheer me up and suggested a nice dinner on shore. I’m not one to say no to food so we “dressed up” and headed to shore. There are two choices, a locals restaurant and the resort restaurant. Of course we chose the locals spot! We dinghy’d to shore and were greeted by a rally member named Steve. He gave us a hand with pulling the dinghy up the shore and he accepted our offer to join us for dinner. Turns out Steve has been single handing his 57 foot boat since Cabo. We got to chatting over dinner and really enjoyed getting to know him. It was a great distraction from the traumatic event of losing Zorra the day before. The next day we went back to the same restaurant for lunch time. We sat outside with Sydney and we met another single handed cruiser, Jim, from Silk Purse. He joined our table and it turns out he also knew Steve. As luck would have it we’ve all become great friends since meeting in Muertos.

We stayed in the anchorage for a few days and finally made a point to explore the resort side. I am so glad we did because it was absolutely gorgeous there. On shore the sand was super soft as it squished between our toes. Sydney also had a wonderful time at the resort beach swimming and digging on shore. What a life!

Resort side…Locals side…Our time was well spent in Muertos but at some point the anchorage went from a calm and pleasant place, to a rolly and frustrating place. If the boat is going to be rolly, I’d rather be on the move! Off to La Paz we went the following morning.

Sydney’s Perspective- I’m getting much better at knowing when the passage is over. Usually I can smell the land first, it makes me so excited! Then the humans scramble about the deck, drop that noisy chain in the water, then eventually lower my shore car. I make a point of being needy and ultra pathetic until they acknowledge that I must be taken to shore. It works every time!

Los Frailes

Los Frailes is a fairly protected anchorage and serves as a great resting point between Cabo and Muertos. Los Frailes holds a special place in our hearts as Zorra spent her last days there.As we pulled in we circled looking for a good place to drop the hook. There’s a submarine trench within the anchorage making things a bit tricky. Our guidebook suggested skipping the anchorage if there were more than 6 boats in it, there were close to 15 as we came in. We took our chances, anchored, and headed to shore with the girls. They deserved a break from the boat. Sydney fetched and dug to her hearts content while Zorra rested on shore. Her swollen belly made it hard for her to walk at this point.We heard there was a hiking trail up the mountain so one morning we decided to take a look. Unfortunately we didn’t locate the trail, but we still had a fun time tromping around. The scenery was gorgeous! We also had the chance to meet and chat with fellow cruisers about their upcoming plans. As it turns out, most of us are heading to the same places at the same time. After Zorra passed we felt it was time to leave Los Frailes and head to our next destination. Los Muertos. Leaving was difficult for many reasons but we know Zorra is in a beautiful resting place!

Cabo San Lucas

I must admit the blog has been out of control with these long posts. Let’s change it up and do a highlight reel instead!

Cabo San Lucas- the land of cruise ships, jet skis and party boats. We arrived and I was surprised to see that we would be anchoring along a beach in front of resorts. Cabo was nice, but it was such a stark change from the other anchorages we were at. Jessi (Jesper’s wife) joined us for a couple of days and it was awesome to have her aboard! We took the dinghy and explored Lover’s Cove.Finish Line Party at Squid Row- the people watching there was phenomenal! Awards Ceremony- the rally held an awards ceremony with gifts for each contestant. Fueling up- we were reluctant to fuel up because of the horror stories we had heard regarding price gouging. We were pleasantly surprised this was not the case!

Swimming conditions were great in Cabo- other than the fact you had to stay near the boat to avoid collisions with jet skiers. The water was warm and very clear!Farewell to Jessi and Jesper- I cried as we said goodbye to our friends, I wouldn’t consider this to be a highlight, but definitely notable! Brad and I would be on our own for awhile. Dun dun dunnnnnn! 😜

Leaving Cabo was certainly a highlight! We were looking forward to a change of scenery. We were headed to Los Frailes next!