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Food Chain in Fakarava

July 13, 2017 // 2 Comments

Fakarava seen from space Fakarava We are currently in Fakarava, which is the second largest and one of the more populated atolls in the Tuamotos (the other being Rangiroa). Fakarava’s lagoon is more than 30 miles long and unlike any other atoll we’ve visited, you can traverse the whole [read more]

Savannah Goes Skydiving!

March 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Rand, Ellen & Zack getting ready to skydive Beginning with Zack, every one of our children has skydived once they were old enough. Savannah turned 18 last August but it wasn’t until we visited her at UC Berkeley this month that the perfect opportunity presented itself for her to join the [read more]

Golden Glow’s Sailboat Movie Theater

February 7, 2017 // 1 Comment

In anticipation of spending more time at equatorial latitudes in the South Pacific, we had a sunbrella canopy made that covers the whole front of Golden Glow. It gives us the sense of having doubled our living space. We’ll use it when we are at anchor to give us more shade during the day [read more]

Making Yogurt While the Sun Shines

January 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

It’s hard to find unflavored, unsweetened yogurt on Grenada. Plain yogurt is such a useful staple; we use it to make for a savory sauce to cool and complement spicy food by adding mint, garlic, coriander or cumin to the yogurt. It’s also perfect for making coffee-flavored yogurt, which [read more]

Our Newest Toy Makes Taking 360 Degree Photos & Videos Easy!

January 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

360° photography is now a snap on Golden Glow thanks to the Ricoh Theta, an inexpensive camera that takes 360-degree photos and video with ease. Prior to Christmas 2016, to make 360° photos we had to use our Google Nexus phone, which required standing in one place and moving the phone [read more]

Drink Coffee = Live Longer? More and More Science Says Yes!

January 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

I freely admit – I’m a coffee-aholic. I greatly enjoy my morning cup of happiness! But I’m interested to know, what’s your favorite morning beverage? For anything you’re consuming daily, you want to be sure it’s healthy, right? Did you know that drinking coffee [read more]

Passage Meals for a Vegetarian Crew

December 24, 2016 // 2 Comments

from this first meal together after the boys flew in to the Canary Islands to join our Atlantic passage, to the last one we shared in Grenada, it was so fun and rewarding to cook for this crew. With our vegetarian crew of two always-hungry, over 6 feet tall, 20 year old boys, and a 3 1/2 week long [read more]

Drone Panorama from Fortress of San Giovanni, Kotor, Montenegro

July 30, 2016 // 1 Comment

One of our favorite experiences in Kotor was hiking to the Fortress of San Giovanni, or Castle of Saint John, 1,200 meters or 3,600 feet above the harbor. The view from the top is literally breathtaking…okay, maybe the panting had something to do with the climb. Our intention was to take [read more]

An Excellent Spice & Herb Shop in Crete

July 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

We’ve written before about how much we love the simple food of Greece. What Greece does especially well that we enjoy are their fresh fruits and vegetables, and also their honey, olives, olive oil, dried fruits, herbs and spices. The dried herb mix we found for feta cheese has transformed the [read more]
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