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Carnaval! Guaymas, Mexico - Part 2

Part 2 of the Guaymas Carnaval, since there was so much to see. We had a great time.<p><p>After the Carnaval - rides! Our group didn't get on any, since …

CARNAVAL!! Guaymas, Mexico

Carnaval is colorful costumes, floats, loud music, dancing, confetti and streamers tossed through the air, as well as wrapped candies. Check out the …

The Steel Pan Band of Esperanza Azteca Sonora Benefit in San Carlos

This is the Steel Pan Band of Ezperanza Azteca Sonora. There was a fund-raiser yesterday for this group to provide funds to assist in training young …

Ceramics - Part 2

I have been enjoying my ceramics sessions. Every member of the group has been requested to make a piece for the show and sale that will be held next …

San Carlos Afternoon

Four of us went out for lunch in a small fishing village called La Manga the other day. When we walked in, this seagull was finishing his lunch - …

Exploring Guaymas, Mexico

This afternoon we set out to Guaymas, about 10 miles from San Carlos, to explore the road up to the antenna farm. There was great scenery at every …

Scenes around San Carlos, Mexico

San Carlos is a pretty place, we have great sunsets, as seen in the photo above. The other day, I was driving around on the back roads and came to an …

Ceramics - Project #1

When I got to San Carlos and knew I'd be spending several months here for the winter. I decided I needed to fill some of my spare time with …

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to everyone! Best wishes for 2016!<p>I had plans for New Year's Eve - places to go with music and special dinners, but Mother Nature had …

Bingo! San Carlos Style!

All right! Check out what I'm looking forward to after the first of the year! Bingo!<p><p>This is most likely going to be a well-attended affair, so I …

Christmas Eve in San Carlos, Mexico

Just a few photos to show how I spent Christmas Eve.<p>We have dog-friendly, open-air restaurants here. And music for entertainment!<p>Boat parade, going …

Merry Christmas from San Carlos, Mexico!

Merry Christmas to all! To celebrate the season, some of us got together and made a sandy Santa. As you can see by the photo below, the weather …

Boat Names - San Carlos, Mexico

Because I like boats and wandering around marinas, I found a few boats with unique (or just interesting) names and I thought I'd share them with you. …

Rescate Christmas Boutique, San Carlos, Mexico

Mexico is full of vivid colors, as seen in the above photo of plates and bowls that were offered for sale at the annual sale to benefit Rescate, the …

Pelicans! Feeding Frenzy!

For most of my life, I have lived near the ocean, the Gulf of Mexico or the Caribbean Sea. I have seen sea birds flying and fishing for food in all …

Hatch, New Mexico - Land of Chile

I've been staying at Elephant Butte Lake State Park in Truth or Consequences with a couple friends this week. One of them had a great idea that we …

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta - Day 2

This morning, I got up at 5:30 to see the balloons glow as they rose from the earth. We saw them on the ground, glowing, but they never went up. The …

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta - Day 5

This is day 5 of this fantastic event even though I've missed a few days by doing other things. This is the first day we took a shuttle from the …

Arches National Park, Utah - Part 1

This park is so big I had to spend the better part of two days to see most of what I wanted to see. It's the hiking part that slows me down, you can …

Monument Valley

Monument Valley is another site in the middle of nowhere, on Navajo Indian land. Most of it is in Arizona almost on the border, but I came down from …

Route 163 - Bluff Utah to Monument Valley

While I was headed to Monument Valley the other day, it took me way longer than it should have to get there. Only because the scenery was so amazing. …

Moki Dugway and Gooseneck State Park, Utah

I was on my way to Gooseneck State Park on a two lane road when I saw a couple of these warning signs. I had been warned about this 2 mile stretch of …

Return to Moab

After a visit to Capitol Reef National Park and a short stopover in a little town off Interstate 70, I came back to Moab to relax before heading to …

Changes in Attitude

These little guys are squirrels indigenous to the southeast part of Utah. Nothing to do with this blog subject, but they were cute. Refused to pose - …

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta - Special Shapes

The other day at the Balloon Fiesta Park, the theme was special shapes. Of the 500-600 hot air balloons in this Fiesta this year, I don't know how …

Why is My Truck Making That Screeching Noise?

The other day, I pulled into an RV park, set up my trailer and unhooked from my truck. Since it was still early in the day, I decided to go …

San Carlos, Mexico | Down to the Sea Again

This week I had a long trip from Nogales, Arizona, across the Mexican border to the town of San Carlos, located on the Sea of Cortez. Being a Florida …

San Carlos, Mexico - First week.

I have been in San Carlos a week now - my first week anniversary! I have had a great time already. I'm lucky a few RV friends have already been here …

Sunsets in San Carlos

Sunsets can be seen from town, but to see the sun setting into the Sea of Cortez requires a little trip to a place called El Mirador. It's not very …

Views of San Carlos, Mexico

This view is from a neighborhood that circles around one of our steep hills. It provides gorgeous views of the main part of San Carlos. Below is one …