Category: Failing Milagros

Apart from sailing Milagros, failing Milagros is almost inevitable. Because: you cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs.


Sailing Through Turbulent Waters

We’ve previously highlighted that the sailor’s life isn’t always a bed of roses. Currently, our motivation to sail, particularly mine, is like a flag in the wind.

Up. Down. Up. Down. Up. Down.

The passage to Mazatlàn took a bit of a toll on all of us. It gave us an opportunity to reflect on what lies behind and ahead of us. And ahead was where we wanted to go, after all.

It’s Not Happening! We’re Not Heading Out!

We have had the worst week since we arrived in Mexico. From time to time we really ask ourselves how much one can bear.

All Just A Bad Dream?

We find ourselves in a unique streak of bad luck. Unbelievable things have happened that beggar description. And we were right in the middle of it.

From A for Acceptance to W for Wrecked

After digesting the paint shock, we successfully get some projects done and learn new skills. But the lows are not long in coming.

A Day to Forget About

The pouring rain hurricane Nora sent to Peñasco washed our dreams of finishing our time on the hard anytime soon down the drain. We have to deal with a cosiderable hit…

A Parcel in Mexico – a Short Story

We send a parcel to the US and mistakenly assume it’s a simple matter. This is a true story about international parcel shipping, helpful mailmen and the Mexican way.

Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall

Before we left for Switzerland, we wanted to finish a few projects – mostly with success. We also fought our way through the Mexican jungle of bureaucracy.

The Daily Grind is Real

We fight against our weaker selves and our beliefs. And we take the next step in one of our most important projects. But we also experience some moments on the sunny side of life.