January 19, 2010
We have been in Tenacatita for the last couple of days. On our way into the inner bay, we stopped for a couple of hours at the "Aquarium" for a snorkel. We anchored along side TOTEM and took their dinghy and our kayak to the rocks known for lots of fish and great snorkeling. Everyone was in the water with masks and fins including Siobhan (5) and Mairen (7) who have just started snorkeling along with everyone else. We saw tons of great fish and while Behan and I were getting a bit of exercise swimming back to the anchored boats, she and the boys (Bryce, Austin and Niall) who were in the kayak got a good look at a spotted eagle ray. Before evening set in, we pulled anchors and motored around the corner to the inner bay.
You asked for more pictures . . . . here they are! We are trying out our new waterproof camera:
From the anchorage, we were spotted on our approach to anchor by Mulan. But as seems to always be the case, they were getting ready to leave just as we pulled in. There was time for a beer and catching up with them - we really haven't seen them since my birthday party in La Paz. It is too bad they left, because we spent the entire next afternoon on the beach with the other families who have kids. Six families total including the crews of Sabbatical, Ohana, Oso Blanco and Evergreen played in the waves all after afternoon. The kids all slept well last night.
Kids at the Beach Day
Before we headed into the estuary, the Gifford family spots wildlife . . . . . . . . . . . a huge spotted eagle ray!
Baker Family up the estuary spotted a baby cocodrillo (crocodile) basking in the sun and Sally-light-foot crabs in mangroves
Brad has really been enjoying this part of our trip because this is the area where he got to spend a few days with the Giffords on Totem last February on a business trip.
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