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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]

Our Thoughts & Prayers are With You in Queensland

March 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

ouch! says the owner of this catamaran double ouch!! Category 4 Tropical Cyclone Debbie is losing intensity as it tracks south towards Brisbane, the Gold Coast and northern New South Wales. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you who have been affected. Cyclone Debbie has been described as a [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]

Boycott St Lucia Until They Protect Cruisers & Ensure Justice

February 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

It is most distressing to learn that the accused murderers in this crime on cruisers in St Lucia still have not been tried and held accountable. We arrived in the Caribbean shortly after this heinous crime occurred and deliberately bypassed St Lucia, both for our own safety and to withhold our [read more]

Dengue Vaccine May Be Near – in Final Phase 3 Human Trials

February 15, 2017 // 1 Comment

As we wrote about in another Dengue post two years ago, Dengue Fever is rampant in the Caribbean, there is no treatment or vaccine and it can be fatal. Last year, Nine people died from Dengue in the region of the San Blas in Panama where we are going to be in a few weeks. Now it seems, after more [read more]

Prague, Europe’s Fairytale City

January 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Make Plenty of Time for Prague On our “EurailMadDash” this summer we allowed more time for Prague than we spent in any other city – and still wish we’d had more time. Neither Rand nor I had been to Prague before, but we’d heard of its beauty, culture and intrigue. We [read more]

Sailing Back Across the Atlantic

December 27, 2016 // 4 Comments

Time to Leave the Mediterranean After sailing across the Atlantic to the Mediterranean in 2015 and spending two seasons there, it was time to head back so we could fulfill the dream of sailing the South Pacific before grandchildren come along. During our time in the Med our travels took us to [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]
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