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Evolution of a Fisherwoman

August 8, 2015 // 4 Comments

I’ve come a long way from the first fish we caught on Golden Glow, which happened last Labor Day weekend in Gardiner’s Bay, at the end of New York’s Long Island. Is there such thing as an accidental catching? We were beginning our sail back to NYC after a wonderful holiday weekend [read more]

Jerry Celebrates Being Married to Michele for a Year – Hurrah!

August 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

Jerry and Michele celebrated their first wedding anniversary with us on Golden Glow. We spent time in St Martin and Culebrita in the Spanish Virgin Islands this April. I’ll be posting a longer post and more photos of this gorgeous and happy couple soon. Update: here’s the post with lots [read more]

Mediterranean Water Wonderland

August 3, 2015 // 1 Comment

A good amount of Hunter and Savannah’s summer vacation on Golden Glow was spent in the water. From Rome, we sailed to Palmerola and Ponza, which are part of the Pontine Island archipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Ponza is supposedly named after Pontius Pilate and has a rich history. Another of [read more]

Playing Real Good For Free

August 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

In Seville, Spain, we came across a street musician “playing real good for free,” as Joni Mitchell would say. He was playing a percussion instrument we’d never seen before. So after he was finished, and we’d tipped his jar and asked him about it. The musician’s name [read more]

Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii

August 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

For drummer Hunter Pipp, going to Pompeii was perhaps less to see a city snuffed out in 79 AD by Vesuvius’ mighty eruption, as it was a pilgrimage to the amphitheater built in 80 BC but made important to him when Pink Floyd recorded their memorable concert at Pompeii (director’s cut) in [read more]

Inca Bridge, Machu Picchu, a Dramatic Hike

June 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here we are at the end of the path, literally and figuratively, at Machu Picchu, the last adventure part of our Peruvian trip. There is a narrow path over a 2,000 foot drop that goes along the rock face of a wall to the Inca Bridge.   This is the place where the inhabitants of Machu Picchu fled [read more]

Machu Picchu and Conflict in the Amazon

June 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

We spent about ten days in Peru in June to enjoy a precious week of family time together before the kids all dispersed to their jobs, sports challenges and schools.  Zack, Robby & Tim in front of Machu Picchu We couldn’t have picked a more  beautiful setting and our intention  was to [read more]

High Mountain Town of Weavers on Inca Trail Peru

June 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Today, we went high into the mountains to a very small town that subsists by the men being porters on the Inca Trail and the women weaving and taking care of the families. The entire village seemed to come out to greet us and we had the great fortune to be able to visit with one family who was [read more]

Rappelling off a Cliff in Dominica

March 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

We enjoy a lot of adrenaline rushes sailing, but thanks to Shaun and Neil Sullivan of sv Escapade, who introduced us to guide Sea Cat, we also got to enjoy an exciting day on land in Dominica. After a wild hike up and through a river, we swam under Victoria Falls, then ended the day with an [read more]

Martinique

March 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

a small part of the market in Saint Pierre We’ve been on Martinique for the past few days. Work had to come first, but over the weekend, we got to explore this beautiful, well cared for island and meet some of its kind, gentle people. Schoelcher with Golden Glow anchored off the beach We [read more]
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