It is Friday, Dec 23, 2016 and this update is a little tardy in coming (sorry) but here it is. As anticipated, we moved into Marina Riviera Nayarit at La Cruz de Huanacaxtle on the morning of Tuesday, Dec 20. We are settled into Slip B2 on Dock 10 which turns out to be a great location – very near to the marina office building with it’s activities, restaurants, market, showers and restrooms.
Judy has decorated the boat for Christmas though anyone who knows how overboard she went when decorating our houses for Christmas would be surprised at our modest effort here. There’s just not much extra storage on a boat for carrying around decorations. Still, it seems pretty festive to us. La Cruz and nearby Bucerias are great communities with friendly people, many great restaurants and music venues. There’s always something happening somewhere. There are also quite a few cruisers here whom we know so it’s a nice place to be right now. The daytime highs are dangerously close to 90F (very un-Christmaslike) though the evenings are nice enough to be out and about. There’s just no danger of a white Christmas here. Maybe there is where you are.
On January 3rd we will move back out to the anchorage where we will stay until moving further south- maybe around the 3rd week of that month(?). That’s a long way off so we’ll just have to see how it plays out. In the meantime, we want to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a healthy and Happy New Year (Feliz Navidad y Prospero Ano Nuevo).
For now we’re at: 20 44.885’N 105 22.752’W.