I swear, we were traveling down Whale Avenue on the way to Tenacatita. Whales kept popping up here and there, everywhere. There were 30 nautical miles between Isla Cocinas and Tenacatita, and not a heck of a lot of wind.
Sea turtles, yes. Whales, yes. Wind? No.
|What Rick calls the whale's "footprint"|
Moments after she dove under and
we altered course
|How many sting rays do you see?|
|Guineafowl Puffer fish chilling out in the north anchorage|
|Can you tell me what fish this is?|
I actually don't know. (We need a good
|Captain Hook's nemesis|
|A fish in another life. No wait, a dolphin - Yeah, that's it|
|The Sea Whisper crew|
in La Manzanilla
|He held still long enough |
for me to snap a photo,
he was one of the few
|Other wildlife we came across: Cruisers|
and travelers exploring the estuary. Among
them were SV Luna Azul and SV Nanna -
a Dutch crew and a Swedish/French crew
who'd been voyaging for years. They
made us want to go all over the world
|See? Told you so...|
Interestingly, I don't have many photos of the North Anchorage proper. We had an enjoyable stay there, Yet, after a few days, we were ready to move on.