The ride from El Golfo to Puerto Penasco had many sand dunes visible along the Sea of Cortez.
Leaving El Golfo we headed out on our own. This was after much consulting with others who travel this regularly. Our venture was 100 miles through the desert and some intense sand dunes. It was very beautiful.
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Arrived at the Reef RV Park just in time for spring break. The park filled up on the week end with many young families and many ATVs. Much activity is to be had. One takes their life in their hands if they try ride a golf cart to town 6 miles. We saw no less than 15 police walking on the road ( in one place) stopping the ATVs and having them checked for safety for one reason or the next.
The video below doesn't show well, but it gives a little idea of some of the vast areas people like to ride on. We need to trade the golf cart in for a side by side to ride up closer to the activities.
This cute area, just beyond the RV Park has many very interesting homes.
We took the golf cart into town today and saw mass quantities of fishing boats at the pier.
Up, up and away with many new people going for a ride. It was very windy here every day. We did not go for a ride. Yikes!
This osprey flying here, is feeding it's family in a nest by our RV.
Found beach treasures pictured on the left. The single shell with spikes was still living so I couldn't take it. You can always tell when a shell is alive when one of your collection walks away!
Once March came upon us, the park was invaded by hundreds of "Spring Breakers" and it was busy.
Del Prado Street is a street filled with many nice gift shops. This area is worth finding and is in the older downtown area near the beach roads.
Joan introduced me to Jessy's fish stand. This is a good and honorable place to buy fish. Jessy himself speaks pretty good english and is proud of his knowledge of the industry. The fact that his scales are not secretly weighted was a good thing. The men happily deveined my purchase so it was easy to cook. I was happy with my purchase and there wasn't a fishy smell; which means the catch was fresh.
In This Lay's food mart you can scoop your own deli items. Guacamole and other things were in this case. I passed at this opportunity. My new friend Joan was kind enough to show me the ropes.
Every night had a beautiful sunset to view.
Mauricio is signing a salt shaker he made. Do I need another salt shaker? I probably do not. But I hope it helped their day. I cannot go to the beach and walk away from these sweet people. Each hand made item was carefully bagged and tied with a ribbon.
On March 13 we left this beautiful area and headed to the Lukeville port of entry. We were limited in how many miles we could travel because Mexico still does not have the low sulpher fuel we need for the truck. Some areas do but not all. The pictures below were taken of the normally sandy road, leaving the park and peninsula. It had rained the day before and the road was near impassable. We were driving on the only dry area. When in the RV one must get used to dirt everywhere.