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This blog tells the story of our 22-month sailing journey from Oakland, California, to Bristol, Rhode Island, aboard our beloved Bristol 32 sailboat, Ute. Please feel free to browse through the archives (partway down the sidebar to your left) to see pics and read stories of our adventures in North America and Central America . (Sorry the first 3 months of the trip are missing - they vanished somewhere in an internet cafe in Mexico - but all you're missing is CA, Baja and Western Mex).

If you're trying to track us down now that we're landlubbers, try us at uteatlarge at yahoo dot com. Thanks!

Saturday, January 21, 2006

me & the honey next to a 400-plus-year-old cactus. this outsized shrine to photosynthesis was encountered the day we rented a car and drove out into the countryside, which was a rare treat for us - much as we love the ocean, and sailing, it was really fun to head inland and see a different side of things (thanks Mom for springing for the rental car!). We spent the day touring some areas of archaeological interest (Olmec, Mixtec, Aztev, Zapotec, Maya) with a couple great guides - more on that later (I'm hoping to fire up the ol' laptop tonight or tomorrow and write a proper blog entry - it could happen).

1 comment:

fil said...

I think that thing is one of those damned euphorbia, aint it? careful it dont drop on yer damned heads!