well "Jake,s Place" was wonderful. steve lotsofsky does a nice job of letting everyone know the legacy of Jake and his house on the hill just south of Mulege, in El Coyote. everyone who comes by gets a tour and a little history of the man known as Jake.
the man was a former fireman who injured his leg and lived off the $3000 a month he got from uncle sam. this allowed his to be an endurance rider, riding all over the place, pretty much all year round. he ended up in el coyote and slowly built his dream home up in the hills with an unbelievable view of the Bahia de Concepcion.
here,s a photo of Lotsofsky, who inherited the house from Jake, on the patio overlooking the bay.
jake, apparently, was quite a character. he loved his booze so much he died from it. but he had a sense of humor to go with it. he knew he was gonna die of booze so he began making a bottle garden in his yard to showcase his impressive collection of polished off bottles. he is buried in mulge, but Lotsofsky made a tombstone for his garden.
the house has three or four bedrooms, but Lotsofsky brought down his burning man RV for extra space. this is where i stayed and provided nice privacy. it also allowed me to be less intrusive on steve,s paradise retreat too.
steve hung his old shop BMW sign on the back of the RV. i slept on the roof one night, under the stars, waking up with the sunrise.
Jake had a mercedes and a bmw motorcycle to poke around town in. eventually this benz lots it,s windshield, but it still runs and can easily get up the steep rocky driveway. it makes for a lot of fun going to dinner with no windshield.
Posted by Christian Burrows at November 17, 2006 11:55 PM GMT
my digital camera,s battery just ran out, so i can,t continue to pst photos now...tomorrow comes some good shots...
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