DAY-0 Rico---cracked a 3 day old
windshield near Sacramento. Rod---loose strap on roof rack, in which Rod told me
that it was tight and the luffing
in the wind was in the design of the infastructure of the roof rack hold down securement.
DAY-1 Tecate to Mikes Sky Rancho Dick---CB radio, crapped out. Rob---Got caught smuggling in fuel in non Mexico approved gas jugs. Downer---Lost the keys to his Jeep at the border crossing. Gary---Also tried smuggling fuel in the wrong gas can. Rico---Broke his steering stabilizer. Bill---Flat tire. Bill---Got strapped back on trail at Simpson Ranch. Tony---Developed a leaking steering knuckle.
DAY-2 Mikes to San Felipe Rob---Carburetor crapped out. John P.---Broke sunglasses.
DAY-3 San Felipe to Calamajue' Montague---Flat tire. Matt---Lost some rear bumper bolts. Downer---Lost some front diff cover bolts. Jerry---Engine died, and was rescued by our HERO, Steve VATTER who towed us to the beach . Jerry--- Crack in windshield, from being towed to the beach. Gary Taylor over heated.
DAY-4 Calamajue' to Laguna San Ignacio Dick---Flat tire. Bill---Flat tire. Bill---Broke driveline disconnect. Greg---Air compressor broke. Rob---Carb. running rough, he told me that he was just adjusting it. Vatter---lost a terra flex bolt.
DAY-5 Laguna San Ignacio to San Ignacio Rod--- Got whale snot on his camera lens. Dick---Bad fuel pump wire. Dick---Flat tire.
DAY-6 San Ignacio to Cantavina Rob---Leaky heater hose. Tony---Lost front fender bolts. Dick---Crashed Reddog.
DAY-7 Cantavina to California. EVERYONE---13 hours of driving!!!!!
DAY-8 Skipped due to Semi trying to join our group
On the way to Mikes Sky Rancho
Always a perfect time for Bloody Marys
Brian thinking you better not touch my steak!
Our you'll feel my wrath!
Dick being dainty.
Quick grab Gregs tickets while he's sleeping
John recapping the breakage for the day.
Yes you too will be on "THE LIST"
Top side of Mikes Sky Rancho
Great place to bring the toys
Mike sells advertising space
The Toyotas out number the jeeps this year
Jerry making the water crossing
Rob drafting Gary getting ready for the pass
Brian handing off a Bloody Mary to Sean
Land rush start on the dry lake bed
A toast to Jimmy.
Just north of San Felipe
New strip mall
Jerry enjoying the view of San Felipe
Toms house in La Roca
Nice Fire place work
The sand high way
Our view from the house
Only in Mexico
And yes it truly was an OH SHIT DIP!
Brian takes a nap while eating
Locals getting water for the day
On to Gonzaga bay
Looks like it was a nice SUV
Lug pattern looks like a Land Rover
A little race on the beach
Trying to diagnose Jerrys ignition problem
We thought it might be an igniter problem
So we pack it with ice to cool it down
We decide to tow it to the next destination
Dick and Rob decide to see what his jeep would look like with much larger tires
Someone lost their carb.
Apparently it wasn't needed?
Our view for the night.
Coco and Rob lost brothers
No white fenders is famous
Brian and Coco
Rob and Coco again
Coco's corner from the out side
Coco says don't mess with Robs truck.
That is one HUGE flag
A complete whale skeleton greets you at Baja California Sur.
Well now glad we seen the sign to turn off
The town of San Ignacio
Road to Camp Kuyima
Kuyima Camp grounds
We decide to take a boat out to see the whales
Brian bundled up for the trip
I swear I see one right there
Our boat driver
A friendly baby whale checks us out.
Really neat hot water system
Thermosol hot water heater
Greg is such a happy camper even with an air pump shutting down on him
Dick got two flat tires so decides to fix the flats
Ahhh only good times
John finds a hammock
Steve gets some shut eye
Greg a little miffed that his compressor stopped again
Dicks 60th B-day
Isn't that cheating only having two candles
Dick trying out his new Sheep toy
Rick trying out Dicks new toy
Ok you guys are having TOO MUCH FUN with that sheep.
George laughing at one of Bill jokes
John and Jerry
Mike leave the poor thing alone!!
Brian getting tea bagged by the sheep
One of several Federally check points
Exiting Baja California Sur
Shortly after the check point Dick tangles with a Semi
Yes he is OK!
Even the Semi takes a hard hit
Thanks to John for his profession EMT work!
Stay aways from this guy if he comes up behind you.
Everyone works together to get Dicks jeep out of Baja
A very professional job
The rip off tow company owner wanting money for just showing up. (We never called him!)
This is the bastards jeep!
Watch out for cows
We make it safe to Catavina
Dog tracking just a bit but towing nicely
We stop for some breakfast
Out of Lobster!!
More check points. They check out Ricks truck closely
The road from Ensenada to Rosarito
Finishing off the trip in Secondary. (AGAIN!)