Guest aboard: Kathy’s brother Andrew

Wonderful week with my terrific brother Andrew: Day 1-adventure to PV Airport and back to Barra. Day 2-sailed 40 km to private Bat Island. Paddle boarded, snorkeled and hiked to cave. Star gazing, splashing in bioluminescence and a chess game.
Day 3-snorkled for 3 hours, saw amazing urchins then surfed Chamela. Chess rematch. Day 4-Snorkeled with Dean and Gaby for 2 hours found a huge conch. Sailed to Perula, beach walk and ate coconut shrimp. Day 5-great dinghy ride to snorkle spot, saw a turtle then sailed south with hundreds of dolfins to the Acquarium. Ate fresh tuna sushi and played cards with Ave Marina. Day 6- snorkeled acqarium, saw spotted eagle ray. Tasted Raicilla and laughed with Poncho. Sailed south, caught and returned an abandoned kayak, went to Tenacatita for home made bread and beef stew. Great game of Stratego. Day 7-Breaching Humpback and her baby, snorkeled and saw giant glowing jellyfish. Paddle boarded through mangrove river. Sailed south to Barra. Stratego game and special dinner at the Art Gallery with amazing guitarist Salvador. Day 8-sunrise hike to secret beach, huge waves and fun stairway. Saw chacalaca and coatimundi. Came back for French Bakery treats. Took chicken bus to Melaque, walked new malecon and tacos on the beach. Back to Grand Isla Hotel hammocks for epic naps and hot tub with friends. Walked the amazing grounds and pools. What a week!

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