Archive for the ‘Puerto Peñasco’ Tag

Old Downtown Rocky Point Painting   Leave a comment

Old Shoreline-3369 Highpass Oil Painting blogPainting by kenne

An old fishing town
On a rock across the bay
From see-through condos.

Shrimp boats come and go
Charter boats take tourists out
To fish and watch whales.

Drug stores, restaurants
And fish markets line main street
Where Al Capone lived.

Legal drugs by day
Safe for tourists on the streets
Cartel moves at night.

— kenne

Puerto Peñasco Shrimp Boat Painting   2 comments

Shrimp Boat-1102 art blogComputer Painting by kenne

“Have you ever been on a shrimp boat?” – Bubba
“No, but I’ve been on a real big boat.” – Forrest Gump

“Anyway, like I was sayin’, shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. There’s shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There’s pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, shrimp burger, shrimp sandwich. That, that’s about it.” 

– Bubba

Fishing Off The Coast Of Puerto Peñasco   5 comments

We arrived in Puerto Peñasco Sunday afternoon, February 11th, planning on going fishing in the Sea of Cortez on Tuesday. However, because of a forecast of strong winds, the fishing trip was rescheduled for calm seas on Thursday afternoon.

Fishing In Puerto Peñasco-3364 blogPatty, Tom, Joy and I chartered the Grandy-White (the smaller boat on the left) under cloudy, but calm skies.

Fishing In Puerto Peñasco-3366 blogCaptain Chris gives Joy a hand on the boat.

Fishing In Puerto Peñasco-3367 blogTom has his own rod, but after checking out the equipment on the boat quickly realized he didn’t need it.

Fishing In Puerto Peñasco-3369 blogLeaving the port, this is a view of the old downtown Puerto Peñasco.

Fishing In Puerto Peñasco-3375 blogOnce out from Puerto Peñasco, Captain Chris let us know he was taking a slight detour to where we might see some whales, which I posted on the 23rd.

Fishing In Puerto Peñasco-3380.jpgCaptain Chris, who was very informative and helpful.

Fishing In Puerto Peñasco-3381 blogThe sun comes out briefly on Patty and Tom as they try staying warm — at least they had wind-breakers. Joy and I left ours back in Tucson.

Fishing In Puerto Peñasco-3382 blogTom getting ready to toss in the line.

 

I was able to catch some small sea bass after the second and third tries. Tom caught a couple, so we had plenty for dinner. Captain Chris also added to the total catch. Joy and Patty watched. Joy also took some of these photos.

Fishing-1098 Leaving the Port blogHeaded into port where many of the shrimp boats are docked.

 

 

Captain Chris cleans the fish before leaving the Grandy-White.

— kenne

Sunset Over The Sea   2 comments

Sunset-1009 II_art blogSunset Over The Sea of Cortez (Puerto Peñasco, February 12, 2018) — Computer Art by kenne

The poem,
the song,
the picture,
is only water
drawn
from the well
of the people,
and it should
be given back
to them
in a cup
of beauty
so that they
may drink –
and in drinking
understand themselves.

— Federico Garcia Lorca

Living On Pelican Time   Leave a comment

Living On Pelican Time blogLiving On Pelican Time (Sea of Cortez, February 15, 2018) — Image by kenne

Standing by the shore
Living on Pelican time —
My dos sietes year.

— kenne

Pelican Signature-0991 blogImage by kenne

 

Garden Flower In Puerto Peñasco   2 comments

Flower-1057 blogGarden Flower In Puerto Peñasco, Sonora (February 13, 2018) — Image by kenne

“When bright flowers bloom
Parchment crumbles, my words fade
The pen has dropped …”

— Morpheus

 

Where The Desert Meets The Sea   4 comments

Beach at High Tide-1013 blog“Where The Desert Meets The Sea” (El Pinacate Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site On the Sea of Cortez) — Image by kenne

Puerto Peñasco
Where the desert meets the sea
Beauty in contrast.

— kenne

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