Today is June 3, 2019 and we are in the middle of a shore excursion. On Saturday, the 2nd, we left Milagro secured to a mooring at Puerto Escondido and joined family for a week long stay at the Villa Del Palmar resort. This is about 25 miles South of Loreto at Bahia Candeleros. We have posted ourselves anchored here many times and many times have also commented on our day visits to the resort. This time, however, we are actually staying at the hotel and, of course, it’s quite a different experience. I think the last time we stayed here was in May, 2016 when we met fellow cruisers Gary and Angie Livers on the SV Nivasi. They currently live aboard Nivasi in Anacortes, WA while they plot their escape.
We have already recorded many moments with the kids and grandkids engaged in various activities here but I don’t intend to bore you with those photos. They look very much like many you have probably taken yourselves of your family at one place or another so, in effect, you’ve seen them already. In addition, I’m sure there will be plenty of that sort of thing on the family’s various FB accounts.
What I AM going to do is attempt to post my first ever video of the first ever drone footage of Milagro at anchor. If I am successful you will see Milagro anchored on the East side of Isla Espiritu Santo at Liahona Cove along with our friends, Bret and Marne of the SV Liahona. They have the drone and took the footage when we were there on May 4th of this year. Yes, the cove is the same name as their boat and here’s why: None of the charts we’ve referenced show a name for this cove and since it was the Liahona’s who “discovered” it and shared it with us, we are calling it their cove. So, there you go.