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  • 2019==Looking Back== 2019: It's been another fun year, what else can I say. I continue to travel the world and experience awesome unique cultures. I also travel a bit around the US for work, family, camping, or other adventures. I continue Posted by MurkTravels in MurkTravels | Jan 1, 2020
  • Lofoten 2019 - Norway[[https://murktravels.travellerspoint.com/58/|link to the related Norway post from my time in Oslo]] ==overview== My first sailing journey. I headed from Oslo to Svolvaer in northern Norway, above the arctic circle. This is in the Lofoten region co Posted by MurkTravels in MurkTravels | Sep 6, 2019
  • The Cays to Paradise: Boating the Exuma Cays IV==Day 10: The Exuma Blues.== Little Farmer’s Cay to Emerald Bay Marina, Great Exuma (35 miles) It was our final day on the sea. Originally, we were going to keep the boat out 10 days, but shortly before our trip, we all Posted by vicki_h in . | Aug 30, 2018
  • The Cays to Paradise: Boating the Exuma Cays III==Day 7: Swimming with the Sharks.== Compass Cay to Big Major Cay: 8 miles Compass Cay is primarily known for the bevvy of uber tame nurse sharks that the marina has been feeding Posted by vicki_h in . | Aug 29, 2018
  • The Cays to Paradise: Boating the Exuma Cays II==Day 4: Going Nowhere Fast.== Highbourne Cay to….Highbourne Cay: 0 miles On our second day, my 98 page itinerary demanded that we depart Highbourne Cay and travel 14.5 miles sou Posted by vicki_h in . | Aug 28, 2018
  • The Cays to Paradise: Boating the Exuma Cays I The Exumas is an archipelago of 365 cays (pronounced “keys”) scattered along some 130 miles of extraordinary turquoise sea in the family islands of the Bahamas. These 130 miles of Posted by vicki_h in . | Aug 27, 2018
  • VietnamI got the bus from Cambodia across the boarder into Vietnam to Hồ Chí Minh City. The language barrier was a bit of an issue with our driver as I asked him if we could leave our things on the Posted by sun_chaser in Finding Myself in South East Asia | Apr 12, 2017
  • Sucia IslandThursday and Friday, June 14 - 15, 2018 [float=left][/float]Carol remarked that it was unusual for us to be the fourth boat out, our days underway usually starting before zero dark thirty. Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 15, 2018
  • Back in the US of ATuesday, June 12, 2018 [float=left][img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/173144/20180611_104310_001.jp Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 13, 2018
  • An Easy DayMonday, June 11, 2018 [float=left][/float]Woke up early with plenty of time for a not so rushed morning. We did not have Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 11, 2018
  • I Do Know What I Don’t KnowAfter yesterday’s modest weather debacle, some research seemed in order. I had dialed up the Weather Channel for the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, as this area, north of Vancouver, is called. I checked the weather for the region this Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 7, 2018
  • A Salty Day, IndeedIt seemed like a good idea at 0640 this morning. The weather forecast looked pretty decent: mostly sunny, single digit winds from the ESE. What's not to like about that forecast? So we cast off our lines and headed Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 5, 2018
  • Predictably, Chaos EnsuedAt 0500 we were both awakened by a load thump. Being at anchor this is never a pleasant sound. Jumped up and looked outside to see if the anchor had dragged. No problem, so that was not it. Carol noticed Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 3, 2018
  • Northward Bound[float=left][/float]We're off and we are both playing to type: Carol is excited and I'm nervous .... what did we forget, wha Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 2, 2018
  • To the Water's EdgeWhile sitting in the hotel lobby at zero dark thirty, waiting for a bus to take us to the airport, so we could walk to a gate to board a plane, to fly us to Seattle, where we would walk Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 1, 2018
  • Oh Captain My CaptainAs I rounded the bend, I was going full throttle, spinning the wheel recklessly left then throwing it back to the right, doing my best to steer into any intimidatingly large waves before they could knock into me... I couldn't Posted by The Tipsy Gipsy in The Tipsy Gipsy | Apr 25, 2018
  • Batam, Indonesia20.04.2018 10M off Borneo From Langkawi we had a fast and comfortable crossing, down the Malacca strait. Known as one of the most busy shipping routes, we had to stay vigilant to not run over one of the 400m - long oil Posted by J4ck in Thru the Coral Sea | Apr 21, 2018
  • The BeginningPROGRAMME 16:00 - 17:00 Embarkation & Check Inn Three bells & meeting with crew. 19:00 Dinner 20:15 - 20:45 Voyage Introduction Group 1 - Lounge 20:15 - 20:45 Rope Handling Group 2 - Deck 20:45 - 21:15 Voyage Introduction Group 2 Posted by itravel1 in Antartica | Mar 26, 2018
  • Atlantas. Svantė, Sanna ir Kapitonas Kukus[i]Ante Scriptum: Žemiau pateiktas tekstas yra dalis didesnio straipsnio, kuris vasarą buvo paruošta spausdinimui naujame žurnale ir galbūt kažkur kažkada pasirodys - su leidėjų padarytais straipsnio pakeitimais. Visokias abrakadabras ir pamąstymus apie b Posted by gramas in MENKĖ PO LOVA | Oct 18, 2017
  • Atlantas. Sekmadienis, kuris jau buvoPovoa de Varzim, Portugalija. Jau bus antra žiema, kaip čia paliekam savo laivą pailsėti. Keliuosi auštant, apie septintą, nors ir sekmadienis. Kažkaip neišeina ilgiau pamiegoti, mintys visokios puldinėja, darbai galvoje rikiuojasi - ką būtinai reikia sus Posted by gramas in MENKĖ PO LOVA | Oct 15, 2017
  • Sail away with meWe had such a lovely day! We went out on a 'love boat daysail' excursion. There were two other couples (also on their honeymoons) with us on the yacht plus 5 crew and our guide, they were all really Posted by AmyHB in Our Honeymoon | Oct 8, 2017
  • Isle au Haut I never studied French, but Google translate says that this means: Isle at the top. That is, more or less, appropriate. It has Mt. Champlain, some 530-ft. Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jul 2, 2017
  • It's Just Simple Math The math is pretty simple, probably second grade level. We saw it entering and leaving Belfast Harbor. When we went into the harbor the water’s depth was 26-ft.; Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jul 2, 2017
  • Burnt Coat Harbor & Castine BayMy whole reason for doing this in June was to avoid the crowds. Did I ever get that right. In Blue Hill Harbor they were having a new employee orientation the day we were there. Tonight, we tried to eat Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 24, 2017
  • Game Not Quite On[float=left][/float]We have not seen the sun since we passed through the thin strip of New Hampshire that borders the ocean. Not much of a problem; sun is not a necessary part of cru Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 19, 2017
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