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The travels of an all aluminum Land Cruiser and its owners…

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Pacific Mexico

Our time on the Pacific Coast of Mexico was brief, but was filled with lots of wonderful people that we met along the way. We have picked up quite a bit of Spanish, and have improved our language skills a great deal after our visit to Roca Blanca, thanks to the hospitality and friendliness of a local family with whom we stayed!

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Pacific Mexico

Roca Blanca, Mexico - October 26, 2003
We spent 2 nights in Playa Roca Blanca, and what a treat it was! Roca Blanca is a small little village on the ocean that has large rocks off one point of the beach, and HUGE waves that crash along the entire beach that circles the bay. We camped on the beach the first night […]

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Puerto Vallarta to Coyuquilla, Mexico - October 24, 2003
In the morning, Andrew headed off into town (Puerto Vallarta was his final destination), and Chris came along for a ride with us for a few hours before jumping ship at a lovely bay. We continued our journey south and discovered that the roads were only getting more and more windy along the way! After […]

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Mazatlan to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - October 22, 2003
The ferry across the Sea of Cortez took about 18 hours and it was the most amazing trip. We met Charlie and Lucy from California who were spending one year in Mexico; John and Leslie and their six-year-old twins, Victoria and Brooklyn, from Texas who were spending a year in Mexico and Central America; Andrew […]

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Ferry: La Paz to Mazatlan, Mexico - October 20, 2003
Choosing to take the Baja ferry across the Sea of Cortez can be a big decision. First of all you don’t know quite what to expect. Here is how it worked for us: We purchased our tickets a few days in advance since we were leaving La Paz for a few days in the interim, […]

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