At 05:50 on the second day and the first morning in Mexico, I awoke to a small ray of light shining in my face. To my pleasant surprise, I was being awoken by the very first rays of the sun making its presence for the day. I peaked over my hammock and saw a small orange sliver of light peaking over the far horizon of the Sea of Cortez. I had never been woken in this manner before. It was heaven-like!
|Being woke up by the first light of the morning sun instantly puts you in the right mood to start the day!|
A special place indeed!
|I was in the house when I thought I heard the world's largest mosquito. I ran outside to this making a drive by down the beach!|
I yelled out to see if I could catch a ride but,
he must not have heard me.
(Ok, not really but it crossed my mind!)
|Returning to base.|
|Without any luck finding the scuba shop on the beach, we headed home and contacted one of the owner's of the shop and decided to meet 'Claire' at a mutual spot in town. Shortly after we arrived in town, Michelle and I met up with Claire and were able to rent our scuba tanks so we could do some diving from the house. We also met Claire's business partner, Simon. Both very nice. Very British - straight from England. It's always a treat for me to hear another language or a heavy accent. Simon is a scuba instructor and teaches kiteboarding in the winter.|
Simon and Claire had been in town less than a year and were building their new scuba business and were in the midst of moving and finding a more permanent shop.
If you are ever in the area, I would suggest looking them up.
Here is the link to their website:
Dive In Baja
After getting our tanks rented, Michelle and I went across the street to the local produce market. I could smell the goodness of the fresh food before I stepped foot inside!
When you first walk in, there were dozens and dozens of eggs on the shelves! Wait, what? "Eggs out in the heat?", I asked Michelle. We're talking 90 degree heat! Michelle said because their eggs aren't pasteurized like ours are in the states, they can withstand it. Farm fresh and delicious!!
|Poor little puffer fish. |
He must have been dehydrated and drank the salt water.