It all started after a sailing holiday in Croatia, late October 2013. A little taste of cruising life, and what it could be like. We flew back into Heathrow airport and as we circled over London, both Seathan and I questioned what we were getting back to. The daily grind. The long hours in the … Continue reading Four Years Ago
Tyrii turned twelve today. Wow, how time flies... For his birthday present, he asked if he could do a dive course and become a certified open water diver. How cool is that? We're in Munda and Belinda, who runs Dive SSI here, is a fantastic dive instructor. She started teaching him a few days ago. If … Continue reading Twelve!
We had a birthday to celebrate on Rehua today: Aeneas turned 7. The day started with presents and a birthday cake, then we took a walk around Ratua island together with Bruce and Di from Toucan. We had a lovely lunch onboard and a chilled afternoon and it turned out a perfect day for everyone … Continue reading Birthday Boy
Happy Birthday Tyrii! I can't believe how time flies ... We had a great party yesterday afternoon and were lucky enough to have use of the marina office facilities as we had 15 kids and 14 adults over for a bbq and some birthday cake 🎂
Yesterday Aeneas turned six! It’s his second birthday on this trip (last year we were in Fuengirola). It turned out to be a hectic day that started early to open presents. He was astonished to find Playmobil and Lego underneath the wrappers as they aren’t to be found anywhere in these regions. We had them … Continue reading Six
On a crisp and fresh Friday morning in late June 2014 we are standing on the platform of the tiny train station in Taynuilt, under the imposing Ben Cruachan in the Scottish highlands with the last of our belongings: four big suitcases and one inflatable SUP. Seathan’s uncle Lorne is here to see us off: … Continue reading Looking back. One year on…
Christopher Colombus discovered the bay of Portobello in 1502 during his fourth voyage. It later became an important hub for transferring South and Central American gold and silver to Spain. Sir Francis Drake is also buried in the bay but his grave has not yet been discovered despite several British expeditions searching for it. Portobello … Continue reading Portobello, Panama
What a fun day!!