Baja 2016/2017

March 20

If we have a good paddle day today, we can probably reach San Felipe tomorrow. The wind is from the south in the morning as well as the swells. We enjoy being pushed northward. The challenges for houses in this section is the shifting sand. Several houses have been abandoned and the sand has filled the decks. Other houses are being unburied by tractors. The houses are in clusters and in all shapes and sizes.

 After passing a rather large settlement we come upon a large empty sand beach. We gladly take a break. Apparently the tide has formed a barrier and no houses can be built. If it had been later in the day we would have stayed here but the conditions are still good to move on.

 In the distance we can see the Mountain Range of the San Pedro Matirs, The highest peak is over 10,000 feet.

In the distance we can see the Mountain Range of the San Pedro Matirs, The highest peak is over 10,000 feet.

Don gives the lets go signal.

 And we gingerly avoid the jellies getting back into our boat.      

And we gingerly avoid the jellies getting back into our boat.

 

 

We continue on till we find a somewhat secluded beach, however before we get into our tent, a three wheeler comes roaring down the beach. Stops where we are camped, approaches our tent and then can't get too close because of the deep sand. He does a loop and takes off. A bit of an interesting encounter,

Mileage paddled 25.5 nautical miles