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Keith’s Perspective on Yosemite/Le point de vue de Keith sur Yosemite

Yosemite was very fun. It took a long time to get there. The first night we stayed outside the park in an Air B&B. We stoped in the Mariposa Grove. We saw a GIGANTIC tree! Teddy Roosevelt himself stood in … Continue reading

Yosemite National Park Days 4 – 5

Wednesday, July 26 — Eric and Keith were both pretty tired from yesterday’s hike, so we decided to rent bikes and spend the day leisurely riding around Yosemite Valley with Greg and Heath. Greg and Heath had brought their own … Continue reading

Yosemite National Park — Day 3

Tuesday (July 25) was another early morning. We left our campsite about 0720 and drove up to Glacier Point, which took almost an hour and a half. Near the top, we stopped at a viewpoint not far from the Point. … Continue reading

Yosemite National Park – Day 2

Monday, July 24 — Eric, Greg and Heath got up at 0500 to get an early start on the Vernal Falls hike. Here is a photo of them at the footbridge, the first milestone of the hike. They took the … Continue reading

Yosemite National Park – Day 1

We left San Diego on Saturday, July 22 and made the 7.5 hour drive northeast to an AirBnB in Raymond, CA. We met up with our friends, Greg and Heath, there. On Sunday, we were up at dawn and out … Continue reading

Baja California Summary/Highlights/Lowlights

On July 6, 2022, Kosmos set off on a Sea of Cortez adventure! We stopped in Ensenada to check into Mexico. From there, we did an 828 nautical mile (nm), 5-day non-stop passage to the La Paz area. We spent … Continue reading

Keith’s Thoughts on Baja/Réflexions de Keith sur Baja

Overall, I like Baja California, Mexico It has it’s good parts and it’s bad parts. It has beautiful scenery (mostly rock formations… most plants we found were cactus or dead).  Dans l’ensemble, j’ai aimé Baja California. Mexico a des bons … Continue reading

The Last Leg Home — Our 8-Month Baja Adventure is Officially Over

(*Sorry for the delay in posting. Life got busy once we got back to San Diego) On Sunday, March 5, we awoke at 0300 to do the last minute things to get Kosmos ready to go to sea. We untied … Continue reading

Keith’s Perspective of Ensenada, the Last Leg Home and Being Home/Le point de vue de Keith sur Ensenada, la dernière étape du retour et le fait d’être chez soi

I had a good time in Ensenada. Well… except for when I got two teeth pulled. It hurt a lot. Lot lot. We ate out a a few times. One place was a French restaurant, and another place had pastries. … Continue reading

Ensenada, Days 3 and 4 — The New Science Museum and Back to the New Malecon

Friday, March 3 was a chore day for us. Here was the sunset. On Saturday, March 4, we went to breakfast at our second favorite restaurant, Los Veleros. It is cheerfully decorated with bright, colorful paintings of sailboats. It was … Continue reading