Dinghy exploring in Salinas
We ended up spending a week in Salinas, getting groceries, installing the fridge, and just messing around. It has the reputation of being a good hurricane hole and this creek shows why.
Lots of birds, but lots of stink too
The banks are lined with mangroves, and in a storm, boats go as far in as draft will allow and spider-web lines across the creek. One boat, visible under the clear water, didn't make it.
and some birds like to roost on boats