Wednesday, December 14, 2011
It also gave a a chance to hike up into to desert shoreline, where we discovered a host of wildflowers blooming, almost certainly as a result of the recent rains. These dark blue morning glories were growing next to oyster shells, which were abundant near the beach. In some places, there were piles of shells like middens - it must have been good eating at some time in the past.
The skies have been unsually gray for the past few days, but early Tuesday morning, as we were pulling up the anchor to head back to LaPaz, the first rays of the sun illuminated Punta Tintorea, the northernmost point of Ensenada Grande, providing the odd and wonderful light in the photo above.