Bahia San Marte

We tucked in to Bahia San Marte for a couple of northers during our time in the Agua Verde region. It’s a big bay but the swell free area was quite small, tucked up in the northwest corner just out of reach of the north swells wrapping around the corner.

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The bay has a bad reputation as a rolly anchorage and that makes it one of our favorite on the long list of unpopular things with bad reputations that we love. 

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As a reward for our bad judgment we shared the place with our quiet friends on On Verra. K and Alfredo took turns spear fishing on the closest reef giving the groupers a few hours in between to re-group. It was a great arrangement and provided K with an opportunity to see what he hopes to be in his sixties, a manfish on a red kayak, assuming his place in the marine food chain.

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The mountains were ideal for hiking with miles and miles of open grassland and low brush. We landed the dinghy and began to explore.

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The first stop was a hidden pocket beach at the end of a steep wash.

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Next was a hike to the nearest pass for a look north at Agua Verde bay and the imposing pinnacle islet Roca Solitaria.

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We made it back down in time for some good low light. K took pictures and S worked on her Kokopelli shadow imitation.

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Then we ate a wickedgood stove top pizza.

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25°30.28’N 111°01.06’W   13-Jan-10 23:00 UTC


2 Responses to “Bahia San Marte”

  1. Diann Liloia says:

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  2. admin says:

    Thanks very much Diann! Glad you enjoyed it. K&S