Morning thoughts in Cartagena.
Downsizing my living space in 2015 started a journey that I'm still on today.
What do you do when your loved one passes and you're half way around the world?
Today I had a four hour layover in Curacao, so I decided to take advantage of it, grab a bus, and wander around downtown Willemstad or as they call it, Otrobanda. It's an old town and it has lots of beautiful streets and buildings, plus the bridges. It was a nice place to visit for … Continue reading Wandering Around Willemstad: Visiting Curaçao on a layover
Safety issues are always a concern when Global HitchHiking. Especially so if you are a woman. This article discusses some of the issues and how to avoid them.
One can get into a lot of stuff in a week in Cartagena! Colombia is a great place!
My first impressions of Cartagena, Colombia.
Come along on the passage from Bonaire to Cartagena, Colombia. A passage of wind and waves and dolphins!
I started traveling at four years old and it has made my life so much richer than it would have been otherwise. Read about how it has impacted me.
A fun way to meet local people, wherever you are, is to go hashing with the Hash House Harriers!
I enjoy playing lots of sailing-inspired songs and these are some them. What songs about sailing do you enjoy the most? Please share!
Sailing from Grenada to Bonaire on a 1982, 42 foot Teyana, was a great passage and one I hope to do again in the future.
Saying good bye to Prince Diamond was a bitter sweet experience. We spent a day or two exploring Grenada. And I joined a new boat for my passage to Bonaire.
Safety on a boat you're crewing on is essential. This article covers the kinds of safety items you should ask about before joining a boat.
An early morning Mayday call back in June 2018 took us on a mad rush to help 8 crew members off of a fishing vessel, about 20 miles off the coast of Mauritius!
A friend of mine wrote an article about my beautiful life. I hope you enjoy it and clap on her article to show your appreciation.
We spent several days in Kerou, French Guiana, a wonderful little town with loads of personality, a beautiful daily fresh market, warm and friendly people, and many delicious restaurants to choose from. It turns out that they speak French and Creole here. For those of you who don't know, I speak French and Creole fluently, … Continue reading Kerou, French Guiana, Devil’s Island Triangle, and Heading Towards Grenada
There have been a few times over the past week where I've said to myself, "I'm never going sailing again!" I know, not what you'd typically hear from my thoughts on sailing. I've been sick over the past 3 years while sailing, but I've never experienced Dingue Fever and sailing before and it is a … Continue reading Update from the Infirmary
We arrived at Ilha dos Lencois a couple of days ago. It's quite a cool little place to come escape the weather and just chill in a sea river, giving us a break from the nightly watches for a couple of days. We came in and the dept was about 3-4 meters, and this is … Continue reading Ilha Dos Lencois and Dengue Fever!
I was sitting here thinking about my journey over the past several years. Before I started sailing full-time, I remember being impatient trying to get somewhere in a car. I would drive to or from Utah, which would be anywhere from 9-11 hours, depending on where I lived in California or where I was visiting … Continue reading Slow Down, You Move Too Fast!