|Bison Buffalo - Catalina Harbor, North End of Island|
We spent two nights in Catalina Harbor on the north end of the island – the second night I was up watching the anchor as we had to move from where we were the night before because the anchor was not holding. When I remembered we had been told that raccoons are a problem and that they can swim to your boat, I went down below. What’s worse – an anchor not staying anchored or an encounter with an uninvited raccoon in the middle of the night?
Wednesday we motored around the island to Avalon. On our way down the back side of the island we were joined by many dolphins around our boat. At one point there were six dolphins all swimming under the bow of the boat, most of the time there were three or four dolphins swimming and jumping at the bow. This all went on for about 45 minutes. There are not any marinas or slips on
We have been studying our cruising guides – Charlie’s and Pacific Mexico and I found a Baja fishing book at the Avalon Friends of the Library sale on Saturday. Gosh, there is sure a lot of information to know. I am beginning to understand why no one is bored when cruising.
Some interesting facts about Catalina Island – In 1915 (or some say 1919) William Wrigley, Jr. purchased the
It is thought that bison were brought to the
The movie theatre in the Casino building was the first theatre built for talking movies.
Key things we have seen on the
Wednesday, November 10, we plan to depart for Newport Beach.