NOV
20
2014

Revolución in Mexicali

We’ve sort of gotten stuck here in El Centro, California, the past few days. Ali needed a root canal and crown to repair a broken tooth, which ended up taking four appointments over the course of a week. On the first day we all went across the border together and were
NOV
15
2014

Roots

We decided not to cross at Tijuana and instead head east to the Mexicali border crossing. We are planning to head down to San Felipe and then backtrack over to the Pacific side of Baja. Anyway, that means we have found ourselves in El Centro, famous for being the largest city in
NOV
13
2014

Wrapping Things Up

It’s been nearly eleven months since we flew back into the States. That’s enough for now. We are definitely ready to get south of the border again. The past few days have felt a lot like boat life—getting ready for a passage. I spent two days getting the bus up to
NOV
09
2014

San Diego

I have to say that San Diego has quickly grown on me. We aren’t much into big cities these days, but this place really seems to find a pretty good balance. We’re staying in the Mission Beach area, a nice stretch of beach with miles of pedestrian fun along the sand
NOV
06
2014

First Ride – Mission Beach

Grammy was able to make a last minute run to see the kids before we all disappear south of the border—where bandidos lurk behind every boulder. The kids were ecstatic. There is always quite a build up before her visits. “How many more days ’til Grammy gets here? Show
NOV
04
2014

Day of the Dead

We drove over to San Diego’s Old Town for the Day of the Dead festivities. There were plenty of people to watch, and faces to be painted, but for some reason there wasn’t a single street food vendor to be found and the music seemed to be on break more often than not.