Cabo San Lucas – Day 1

Here’s the kickoff post from yesterday and the full set of photos of The Gand Solmar Land’s End Resort.

First full day was spent getting a lay of the land, and lots of pool & sunshine. And, of course, lunch by the pool. $10, including tax and tip.

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Of course, some people come to Cabo for this:


…Or, this:


…For still others, me included, it’s this:

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Sea Bass Stuffed with Shrimp and Scallops (though, a bit salty for my taste)

…And of course, “the real Mexico:”

Taco Bar!
Souvenirs and Tequila Shots

…Have too many tequila shots, and the signage becomes a redundancy.

All the photos were shot with the [easyazon_link identifier=”B002IKLJUK” locale=”US” tag=”fretheani-20″]Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 12.1MP Micro Four-Thirds Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera with 14-45mm Lens[/easyazon_link]. Everything, including the night shots, was on the auto setting—so no futzing with shutter speed or aperture, and only a couple photos came out too blurry to publish. The rest here, on Flickr.

Finally, got word that Beatrice got so jealous that she’s book a flight for Thursday. Same Alaska flight I came down on, fling back Saturday on the same flight. More later. Enjoy yourselves out there.

Update: Days 2 & 3.

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  1. Robin Follette on March 23, 2015 at 17:39

    hooooooo I’d go to Cabo just for the food! Found you through Ben Hewitt and it looks like I got here just in time for vacation.

    • Richard Nikoley on March 23, 2015 at 23:04

      Now that’s the kind of attitude that keeps me blogging. A willingness to admit to vicarious living, proudly! :)

  2. cunty on March 24, 2015 at 03:43

    Haven’t you heard? There’s a social media war between Freelee the banana girl and the bikini girl. Start blogging and get on the back of this. Google Banana Girl and Bikini Girl to get the latest. This will be bigger than the Paleo War I tell you!

  3. Ramon on March 31, 2015 at 18:36

    Hilarious, my uncle Luis Rionda owns Ole Ole. Funny enough it is a tourist trap, but if you ask for it, they will make bananas foster as good as Commanders Palace in New Orelans. He owns the art gallery sushi place around the corner from the boat ramp too.

    Pro tip, on the out skirts of San Lucas try Machaca de Marlin tacos. That is smoked marlin, it is very good.

    • Richard Nikoley on March 31, 2015 at 21:01

      Ha, Ramon.

      I ate at Pocho’s on night, just a few doors down from the ramp.

      My favorite though was Maro’s, just up from the big ugly building. Can’t beat that much lobster and shrimp for $20.

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