Anchoring in “Pudding”…

March 6, 2012

Morning in Barra Lagoon

Morning in Barra Lagoon

Barra de Navidad is one of those magical places we dreamt about when we took off from Florida over 5 years ago. It’s a large, sheltered, shallow lagoon behind a long, crescent-shaped beach, offering protection from swell, lots of entertainment from the fishermen and competing seabirds, and a sweet little town well worth exploring.

French Baker

French Bakery Delivered to Your Swimstep

We woke this morning to mirror-calm water, a spectacular sunrise, and fishermen casting large circular nets inthe shallows. During the second cup of coffee, we were offered an offbeat treat: fresh-baked French pastry delivered right to our swim step with a hearty, authentic “Bonjour, masseur/dames.” (Cue Homer Simpson voice…yummmmm). [Read more…]