By sv Prairie SeaShell on 5/5/2012 7:32 PM
Back in Calgary Our first week back in Calgary was a busy one.  First task was to get the income tax...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 5/5/2012 6:12 PM
Our first week back in Calgary was a busy one.  First task was to get the income tax done which went...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 4/12/2012 6:10 PM
We were awaken from a sound sleep just after midnight last night by a lot of rumbling and shaking.  Don...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 3/30/2012 5:51 PM
Our patience in waiting for the weather has paid off.  When we left Mazatlan, we had a bit of west wind...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 3/17/2012 5:33 PM
Our plan is to cross over the Sea of Cortez to do a little diving and spend some time in LaPaz.  The...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 2/21/2012 5:06 PM
Once again the Salvation Army Orphanage kick off the Carnaval with their dance performance. Not as many...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 2/7/2012 7:04 PM
Every year, we like to do some inland traveling.  This year, in the company of Merry & BJ, we headed...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 1/26/2012 1:08 AM
We washed down the boat and had a relaxing morning.  In the afternoon went into town for Dawn to do a...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 1/12/2012 11:51 PM
We departed Marina Mazatlan around 9:30 am when the dredge shuts down for a while to let the tour boats...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 1/6/2012 11:53 PM
Before our company  from Calgary arrive, there are a few minor details we would like to attend to.  After...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 1/5/2012 4:52 PM
We had one of the nicest trips to Mazatlan.  It’s about a 400 mile trip and generally we have done it...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 12/14/2011 4:18 PM
We arrived at the entrance to Topolobompo around 9:30 in the morning.  It’s a dog leg channel that has...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 11/30/2011 3:49 PM
Next day it was down to some serious work.  This is the repair job that Don has to deal with this year. ...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 11/18/2011 3:03 PM
Alas, November has arrived and we are on the move again…

Margaret drove us to the airport and...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 9/9/2011 11:11 AM
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 9/2/2011 5:24 PM
Cave Dwellers Home near DivisaderoInstead...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 4/9/2011 6:36 PM
For several years now, we have listened to other cruisers talk about their adventure in the Copper Canyon....
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 3/27/2011 10:11 AM
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By sv Prairie SeaShell on 3/11/2011 10:40 AM
We have been asked many times, what would we do if we got sick in Mexico.  Well, just like at home, we’d...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 3/4/2011 10:21 AM
Middle of the night, and the low battery alarm is sounding.  When Don checked in the morning, found a...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 3/1/2011 5:43 PM
While we have been sitting at the dock here in Guaymas, we have kept ourselves busy with boat chores,...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 2/28/2011 5:30 PM
While we were waiting for Jerry to return with our Glow Plugs, we took a break from boat chores and went...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 2/12/2011 8:06 PM
After the wild goose chase around Guaymas and Empalme for Glow Plugs, decided to try the internet.  Spent...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 2/4/2011 8:05 PM
Forgot to add the video in my last blog post…it may be the only “sailing” we do this season.  Yes, we...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 2/3/2011 5:58 PM
Great trip around the corner to Guaymas … sunshine & calm seas, just the way I like it.  We had requested...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 2/2/2011 5:04 PM
There must have been a cancellation for a haul out because we had been told the earliest we could go...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 1/29/2011 7:48 PM
The day after we got the mixer elbow taken into the machine shop, Don spent the day changing out another...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 1/20/2011 6:31 PM
When Don started doing the alignment on the prop shaft, he noticed another problem.  The mixer elbow...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 1/19/2011 3:32 PM
Just as we were finishing supper on Sunday night, we heard someone coming up the ladder.  Don’s brother...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 1/19/2011 3:14 PM
Here we go again, as soon as we start to check things out, the first problem we encounter is a low battery. ...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 1/14/2011 7:53 PM
Arrived in San Carlos after having spent the day in Phoenix in the company of our friends (and taxi drivers)...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 1/8/2011 7:08 PM
Can’t believe that 6 weeks in Calgary have already passed, seems like we just got back from Guatemala...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 12/1/2010 6:09 AM
was just as busy as all the rest of the weeks. A trip to Zunil in celebration of Santa Catarina, lots...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 11/25/2010 7:38 PM
So many things to do, so little time … our next trip was to a Pottery Co-operative and then a trip thru...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 11/19/2010 8:36 PM
Another week is quickly coming to an end, and I’m afraid the Spanish is not much improved! … but the...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 11/12/2010 5:31 PM
Can’t believe our trip is already more than half over. Our Spanish School also acts as a travel agency...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 10/25/2010 9:38 AM
After two days of school, 5 hours a day, Don says his brain is fried (“cerebro frito”). It is a little...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 10/20/2010 2:49 PM
After a day and a half of travelling, we are finally settled in and ready to start school tomorrow. ...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 10/18/2010 6:09 PM
For many years we have talked about going to Guatemala to attend one of the many Spanish Schools there. ...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 10/3/2010 6:04 PM
It is now the 1st week of October, and we have finally had a few days in a row of dry, and relatively...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 9/20/2010 6:23 PM
I think Evelynn’s favourite part of the Zoo today was the Mariposa.  We could have stayed all day to watch the “flys”.

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By sv Prairie SeaShell on 8/27/2010 10:22 AM
We return from Mexico every year to spend spring & summer in Calgary. This doesn’t exactly meet my requirements...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 5/8/2010 6:41 PM
We've been back from Mexico for a month now and finally got time to update the website.

http://oasiscruise.com/Prairie-SeaShell/Season-4/Mazatlan-Guaymas

By sv Prairie SeaShell on 3/24/2010 2:08 PM
Our Fourth Season is quickly coming to an end. We have enjoyed ourselves, despite the rather unseasonable...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 3/21/2010 7:34 AM
Got to Guaymas yesterday after 84 hours of motor sailing with a brief 3 hour powernap stop behind a sand...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 2/11/2010 7:38 PM
Finally  had a weather window to get out of Barra and we planned to do an overnight all the way to La...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 2/3/2010 1:05 PM
We were anchored in Barra de Navidad lagoon again, getting laundry done, stocking up on groceries, water...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 1/27/2010 4:46 PM
We have been in the Manzanillo/Las Hadas area for the past week or so. The water has been warm, and the...
By sv Prairie SeaShell on 1/7/2010 5:23 PM
We have decided that we like our solar powered christmas snowball lights, not just because they are festive,...

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