Category: Failing Milagros

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


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.

The Silence of the Desert

Even though it neither looks nor feels like it, we’re actually making progress with Milagros’ refit. Besides work, we enjoy a weekend in the desert.

Haunted by Bad Luck

Our fiberglass material was finally delivered – the rebuilding of the hull could begin! Finally, we thought, the destruction would stop. Unfortunately, that was not the case. We would learn a lot, but we were haunted by bad luck.