Voyage 7816

Acapulco to Los Angeles

 

 

Day 1 - September 17, 2008 - Acapulco, Mexico

The setting sun turned the sky a beautiful orangey color, giving our photographers a first chance at using their skills...


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Day 2 - September 18, 2008 - En Route To Puerto Vallarta

Awakening to calm seas and a fantastic breakfast, the day and voyage were off to a great start...


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Day 3 - September 22, 2008 - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

We climbed up the side of the hill for views or the Mascota River, and entered the forest...


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Day 4 - September 20, 2008 - Mazatlan, Mexico

This dance is thought to be the vestige of a pre-Hispanic 'volador' (flyer) ritual common not only in ancient Veracruz but in western Mexico as well.


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Day 5 - September 21, 2008 - Isla De San Jose, Punta Colorado

As we left the ship, we headed south along the coast of Isla de San Jose viewing the spectacular scenery while encountering Turkey Vultures, with one Black Vulture mixed into the group...


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Day 6 - September 22, 2008 - Topolobampo, Mexico

Four pair of dancers showed us some typical Mexican dances. The women wore full skirts that they twirled and twisted...


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Day 7 - September 23, 2008 - Isla Carmen And Isla Catalina, Baja California Sur, Sea Of Cortés, Mexico

The Sea of Cortés had once again cast its magical spell on another group of curious naturalists...


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Day 8 - September 24, 2008 - Los Islotes, Isla Partida And Isla Espiritu Santo, Mexico

These islands, as well as being a popular California Sealion rookery, are also home to magnificent frigatebirds, brown pelicans, blue-footed boobies, and yellow-footed gulls.


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Day 9 - September 25, 2008 - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Today we had the opportunity to participate in a cruise aboard the tall ship Talofa. This one-of-a-kind wooden schooner...


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Day 10 - September 26, 2008 - Bahia Magdalena - At Sea

The Prince Albert II entered Magdalena Bay before sunrise. The Bay is known for the abundance of Gray Whales...


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Day 11 - September 27, 2008 - At Sea, En Route To Los Angeles

This evening, a display of on-site cooking by the galley’s staff for our enjoyment...


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Day 12 - September 28, 2008 - At Sea

I headed on deck in hopes we might have a few guests braving the winds for the excitement of spotting wildlife…


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