We got ourselves a snake on board. What??? Yep, a live snake. Tod discovered a sleepy snake on the front deck when he removed our kayak bag. Now it's not so sleepy anymore, and we are all alert. Tessa is excited and wants to have front row seat near the action, I'm less excited about that idea. Dock neighbors want to come see the show. Tod grabs our boat hook and Tessa's old bath tub. With his bare hand he grabs it, and throws it in the bath tub. It's not as active now, maybe due to lack of water? He and Tessa bring it to shore, where the security guard wants to have it as he has never seen a snake like that before. When did it decided to come along for the ride? Our best guess is when we were tied to the fuel dock in San Blas for the night, a few days ago.
We are now enjoying Banderas Bay, and are staying at marina la Cruz, with plenty of cruising kids for Tessa to play with. Yesterday Tod and I had just dinner alone aboard, while Tessa was eating at our neighbors boat, playing with kids she just met that afternoon.
|it's not big, but for sure glad it's off the boat!|
|the joy of sailing into Banderas bay, it's the San Francisco Bay|
without fog and with whales, dolphins and sunshine
|Preparing for Sinterklaas's night visit by steam boat|
|Lucious Marina La Cruz|
|with fish market in town we eat well|
|ah, the joy of having 2 loads washed and folded for less than $5|
|home work including food and cards|
|helping to decorate the chrismas tree in the cruisers lounge|
|making ornaments with materials collected from the beach|
|iguana's around the town plaza|
|driving in the pick up bed, mexican way with friends to dinner|