Log #54a Dry Tortugas to Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Log #54a Dry Tortugas to Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Fronteras, Rio Dulce, Guatemala March 18, 2012 Hi Folks,   This log is the first of series #54 now that we have left the U.S. We are finally here in the Rio Dulce of Guatemala where we will leave our boat in the next week or so to head back to Toronto. The specific location
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Log #54b Isla Mujeres and Mayan Ruins

Log #54b Isla Mujeres and Mayan Ruins

Fronteras, Rio Dulce, Guatemala Anchored off RAM Marine March 25, 2012 Hi Folks, We have been in Guatemala for a week now and have enjoyed it. We are up the Rio Dulce 27 miles from the coast inside a couple of mountain ranges. We will be leaving Veleda on a mooring ball in El Golfete,
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Log #54c Isla Contoy and Puerto Morelos

Log #54c Isla Contoy and Puerto Morelos

Anchored off RAM Marine, Fronteras, Rio Dulce, Guatemala March28, 2012 Hi Folks, We are just lazing here at anchor off this marina where we can access, free of charge, their WiFi. Happiness is having access to the internet from the boat. The town of Fronteras is also called Rio Dulce, after the river system on
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Log #54d Punta Allen to Chinchorro Bank – a perilous entry

Log #54d Punta Allen to Chinchorro Bank – a perilous entry

March 29, 2012   Hi Folks, This log gets us down to the treacherous entry into an atoll off the Mexican coast. I felt the tension again as I was describing it. It is scary stuff when entering shoal waters with unreliable chart information. I want to get this log off and start the next
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Log #54e Down to Belize

Log #54e Down to Belize

Mission to Seafarers, Toronto Canada April 14, 2012 Hi Folks, We are back here in Toronto probably until the end of May before we head off with our trailer to the Yukon and Alaska. We are ensconced in our 26 foot trailer here at the Mission to Seafarers in the Port of Toronto. Both the
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Log #54f Cruising down Belize

Log #54f Cruising down Belize

Mission to Seafarers, Toronto April 28, 2012 Hi Folks, We have been back in Toronto for three weeks now, and most of our presentations and medical checks have been completed, so I can get down to catching up on my logs before we leave May 28 for the Yukon. We are in our trailer in
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Log #54g Belize City and Northern Belize Parks

Log #54g Belize City and Northern Belize Parks

Mission to Seafarers, Toronto May 2, 2012 Hi Folks, This log gets us to Belize City and a couple of nature reserves in northern Belize. The city is a mecca for cruise ships which anchor off shore as one can be seen beyond the channel in the attached picture of fishing boats. We are getting
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Log #54h To more nature reserves and Belmopan, Belize

Log #54h To more nature reserves and Belmopan, Belize

Mission to Seafarers, Toronto May 12, 2012 Hi Folks, This log gets us down to Belmopan, the capital of Belize, and the central mountains and jungles of the country. I will get caught up on my logs before we leave for the Yukon the end of May. The weather is warming up and spring is
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Log #54i Belize Zoo

Log #54i Belize Zoo

Lake Chemong, Peterborough, Ontario May 22, 2012 Hi Folks, We are enjoying cottage life up here on Lake Chemong at the family (Judy’s) cottage just outside of Peterborough. The weather for our Victoria Day long weekend was sunny and warm. We don’t have wiFi here at the cottage and so I will probably go into
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Log #54k Up the Rio Dulce of Guatemala

Log #54k Up the Rio Dulce of Guatemala

Norris Lake, Manitoba June 12, 2012 Hi Folks, We are in a small provincial park between Lake Winnipeg and Lake Manitoba, north of Winnipeg. We had an enjoyable time visiting with my granddaughter and her three children. This log gets us into the Rio Dulce of Guatemala, with several interesting pictures. The picture with our
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Log 54l The Rio Dulce to Fronteras in Guatemala

Log 54l The Rio Dulce to Fronteras in Guatemala

Hecla Grindstone Provincial Park, Manitoba June 14, 2012 Hi Folks, We are spending a rainy day in our trailer in this verdant provincial park on Hecla Island on the western shoreline of Lake Winnipeg. The last few days have been cool, windy and rainy. I am able to get on the internet from my new
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Log #54m Lago De Izabal

Log #54m Lago De Izabal

Havre, Montana June 27, 2012 Hi Folks, We are down here in Montana visiting some historical forts and tomorrow will be returning to Saskatchewan to go to Fort Walsh, and then back to Swift Current for Dominion Day (or Canada Day as it is now called) on June first to enjoy their celebrations including a
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Log #54n Gunkholing around Rio Dulce and our departure

Log #54n Gunkholing around Rio Dulce and our departure

Swift Current, Saskatchewan July 1, 2012 Hi Folks, It is the evening of Canada Day here in Swift Current. We are in a grassy parking lot of the Kinetic Exhibition Park enjoying the Canada Day celebrations. We have been to drag races, the Canada Day Parade, a rodeo, through a grain silo, a Mennonite village,
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Log #54o Leaving Veleda for Toronto

Log #54o Leaving Veleda for Toronto

Grande Cache, Alberta July 17, 2012 Hi Folks, We are in a NAPA auto repair yard for the night as a wheel bearing on the trailer fractured. Fortunately we were aware of it before it damaged the axle. We had just pulled into a “pull out” off the highway for a washroom break, and noticed
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