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At the Twin Falls Recreation Site near Smithers, British Columbia. Photo taken Wednesday morning.
Where are Kevin and Ruth right now? Smithers, British Columbia.

Where are they going next? Towards Prince George, British Columbia!

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Planning our exit from Mexico

Six more nights in Mexico. Hard to believe. But, all good things must come to an end, so they say!

We have only one more drive with the whole group, and that is today from Teacapan to Isla de Las Piedra near Mazatlan. Then on Friday, we split ways and most of the group is exiting through Nogales with the leader of the Copper Canyon group, while Ruth and I take two rigs out through Laredo.

We will head for two nights to the Sierra de Organos National Park, then Saltillo, then the border.

Once we reach Texas on April 2nd, we will make use of our Texas State Parks Pass for a couple of weeks before making our way to the Canadian border for the end of April.

Still 1,316 kms (816 miles) to go!

Most of the group walked up to the pepper processing plant yesterday morning to see if they would show us around. It's supposed to be an interesting place. But the guy who would have taken us around wasn't in, and the girl asked if we could come back another day... which unfortunately we can't. Oh well. If you don't ask, you don't know.

We went for another 5 km (3 mile) walk on the beach yesterday...

Pretty big fish!

Looking one way.

And the other way.

Hmm. Some kind of jellyfish?

Crab, peeking out of his hole.

A couple of the guys have been trying their hand at fishing from shore. They weren't having much luck and one of them drove into town to buy some bait. He was asking the locals what they use in this area, and was told to use shrimp! When he returned with the bait he tossed his line in the water and sure enough caught a fish right away. 

He proceeded to toss it back in the water. A local lady was watching and couldn't figure this out. Why would you catch a fish, and then throw it back in the water??

Because in these parts, the only reason you would catch a fish is to eat it!

Sunset.

Short driving day of 131 kms (81 miles) as we head to Isla de las Piedras for a three night stay near Mazatlan.

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18 comments:

  1. Catch and release makes no sense to me either. Say hi to CnC from us!

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    1. Well I guess it would if the fish was too small! ;-)

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  2. There are actually two fish in that pic---the smaller one is a sole hehe

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  3. Beautiful sunset and the beaches are awesome. I remember one year we went to Mazatlán in April/May, the jellyfish were out in full force. We couldn't walk on the beaches without shoes...we got stung a tad when we wore flip flops. Looking forward to the rest of the drive back into the states. Wow what a trip!

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    1. Doesn't look like they are out full force yet!

      Driving back through the States will be another adventure. There are always some interesting places to visit and explore. :-)

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  4. Enjoy your time on the Isla, we had fun there for 2 months about 8 years ago,

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    1. We are going to be busy during our time here but to be honest Kevin and I really can't wait to be back up in the mountains again and away from the beach, we have both had enough of the bugs and the heat.

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  5. A dead fish and one shoe would make the start of a great mystery:) Nice sunset.

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    1. Start writing the mystery story then! ;-)

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  6. Thanks for the link to the tablet. I bought one with minutes to spare!

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    1. That's good to hear. Hope you will like it! :-)

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  7. Have so enjoyed following your travels!!! Hope to join and take this trip in the next couple of years. Jill S

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    1. So glad that you have enjoyed the adventure. Sure hope that you will be able to do the same trip in a couple of years. You will certainly see a lot of what Mexico has to offer doing this trip.

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  8. Enjoyed your blog on this trip thoroughly! We will be following you and Kevin as you travel back to Canada. Safe travels!

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    1. So glad that enjoyed following along with us on the caravan trip, even though you yourself weren't able to be one it.

      There will be a lot more adventures once we leave Mexico and journey north this summer.

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