Anchored underneath Mount Agung, Bali

We spent last night anchored underneath Mount Agung, Bali, as it was erupting. Are we crazy??? Not really. We were outside the 12 km exclusion zone and not at risk should it erupt. The only thing we had to watch out for was the ash cloud which can cause trouble breathing. Luckily, the wind was … Continue reading Anchored underneath Mount Agung, Bali

Front row seats 🌋🌋🌋

We spent the last few days in the Gili Islands, Lombok. It meant we've had front row seats to watch Mount Agung erupt from a safe distance. But ... we need to head west and get past that smoking giant. So, today we bit the bullet and sailed towards it. Don't worry, we're safe (we … Continue reading Front row seats 🌋🌋🌋

Volcanoes and FADs

We're in Flores, a long stretched-out island east of Java and northwest of Timor. It is dry and arid featuring no less than 16 active volcanoes (and plenty more dormant and extinct ones). The 3-day crossing from Wakatobi was relaxing and enjoyable with a full moon, calm seas and just enough wind to keep the … Continue reading Volcanoes and FADs