¡Viva Mexico! The exclamation points represent arms thrust into the air in utter bewilderment. Our home port construction progress is facing yet another delay. This one even more bazaar than the rock quarry not producing the size stones needed as originally planned. This time, although, thankfully, just another delay is caused by a lack of […]
The serious exploration of life in the ocean is just getting under way. Nearly every inch of Earth’s lands have been mapped, and most have been crisscrossed many times by human observers. Meanwhile, only about 5 percent of the ocean below the surface waters has ever been seen at all, let alone fully explored. There are 1.25 million terrestrial species on Earth, but there may be as many as 50 million species in the sea, of which only about 250,000 have been discovered and named so far.
This is a very popular boat trip that sells out every year because folks love to help Mark and Barb Olszewski raise money for school supplies and other needs of the 13 schools and 4400 students they’ve been helping for the last 15 years. Tickets are only $55 per person and this year the trip will be aboard the beautiful and spacious 96 ft. Pacifica. So there’s plenty of room for your ice chest (this is a BYO affair), your snorkel gear and most anything else you want to bring along. The trip departs at 8:00AM on Sunday May 24th.
Of the more than 10,000 known species of birds in the world, Mexico is known and appreciated as host to over 10% of that total. There are several locales around this beautiful country where bird watching opportunities can number in the hundreds of species. But there may be none so accessible or more abundant in species as found in the Morua Estuary, just a few hours’ drive from Arizona, Nevada, Southern California and New Mexico.