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2005

February 14-21
Mexico Rendezvous

February 26
USNA Museum Tour
Annapolis

April 2
Brunch
Pirate's Cove, Galesville

April 30
Icebreaker
Top Sider, Galesville

May 28-30
Memorial Day
Hudson Creek and La Trappe Creek

July 2-4
4th of July
Leeds Creek and Lloyd Creek

July 23-24
Mad Hatter Raft-up
Mill Creek

August 13-14
Crab Feast
Quiet Waters Park

September 3-5
Labor Day
Langford Creek and Corsica River

September 24-25
Oktoberfest
Lake Ogleton

October 15-16
Rhode River Raft-up

October 29-30
Halloween Raft-up
Purdy Point

November 12
Fall Member Meeting
Lohman Landing

December 3
Holiday Party
Van Tassell Landing

 

Mexico Rendezvous

Puerto Vallarta, Feb 14-21

Rich and Claire Miller won the Grand prize at the 2004 Catalina Rendezvous in Baltimore. The prize is a week's stay at Frank Butler's condo in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Rich and Claire graciously offered to let other members in the club join them and after a drawing, Gerry and Jeanne Helldorfer, Don and Mary Ann McBride, and Mike and Bev Davis went along for the fun.

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Entrance to the villa

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View of the villas

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View from the balcony

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Don and Gerry by the pool

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The group gathers on the balcony

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Master bedroom

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Guest bedroom

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Claire, Mike and Gerry in the living room

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Jeanne, Mary Ann, Gerry and Don in the living room

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Gerry, Rich, Jeanne, Don and Mary Ann in the living room

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Mary Ann, Jeanne, Don and Gerry in the living room

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Gerry, Don and Mary Ann on the veranda

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View from the living room

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Looking west across the pool

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View across the bay toward Puerta Vallarta

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Nice sunset

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No Catalinas anchored out there

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Looks nice

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Sunrise

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Sunrise

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Sunrise

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Driveway to the villa

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"Iggy" guards the driveway

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Monday night at Mark's Restaurant, but no reservation

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We ended up at the Sheraton

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Tuesday in Bucerias, a village between the villa and PV

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Linda's on the beach

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Linda's for lunch

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We make it into Mark's on Tuesday night

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Claire and Rich enjoy the serenade

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Wednesday lunch at Tony's before snorkling

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Getting ready to board the boat to take us snorkling

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Gerry's ready to go

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Claire adjusts her gear

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Bev checks it out

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Pretty fish everywhere

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The group heads for the tunnel

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Tunnel to the center of the island

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It's pretty rocky

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Nice beach

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Wednesday night on the catamaran heading for dinner

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Enroute

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Don, Jeanne and Gerry head to our table after the show

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Followed by Rich, Claire and Bev

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Watch that first step back

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Departing for whale watching tour on Thursday

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We find the whales

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Another comes close...

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...and heads back down

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So long

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Returning to the pier

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Thursday dinner at Sandrina's

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Jeanne and Bev's turn to be serenaded

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Bev talks to the bird

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Claire explains it

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Friday, Claire (with dolphin) and Bev swim with the dolphins

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Claire and Bev

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Up close

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The dolphins and their Groupies

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Friday, Mary Ann went riding

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Hi, Chihuahua!

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Mary Ann and Don after the ride

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Friday dinner at Daiquiri Dick's at the beach

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Claire and Rich are serenaded

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Checking the shops after dinner

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Gerry and Rich hit the peso ATM

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Saturday dinner at Mayapan in Paradise Village

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Salut!

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The sun sets on our adventure