Listening to the gulls and sparrows and the surf, and enjoying my new hat

Enjoying a ciggy on my hotel room balcony, watching the birds, the clouds, and the marriage of the Pacific and the huge sky


Downtown Ensenada streets, or very near the downtown proper.  About fifty years of the now lapsed tourist boom exploded the tiny port town into a million-inhabitant city.

Bird of paradise or crane flower (called so in South Africa, where it comes from) or strelitzia; this one's grown in front of the hotel

Bahía Todos Los Santos, looking south or southwest

A good-night look westward or north by north westward (without taking the plane) from the Gringo enclave, where I lived near the Rotary Club bird sanctuary, toward the open sea and Punta Banda

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