Ilha Dos Lencois and Dengue Fever!

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!

Jacare, Brazil, A Great Place to Visit

I spent the last week in Brazil. The original spot we were headed for was Cabadelo, which is at the mouth of a large river that goes inland quite a ways. Where we ended up staying was actually a town called Jacare, and we stayed at the Jacare Marina Village. It was a nice marina … Continue reading Jacare, Brazil, A Great Place to Visit

Looking Back at Botlierskop: A Great Game Preserve, a Stone’s Throw from Mossel Bay, South Africa

Botlierskop was a great game preserve, just 30 minutes from Mossel Bay, South Africa. We were pleasantly surprised with the variety that we found there.

Traveling through Namibia

We've been traveling through Namibia the past few days. We first went to Keetmanshoop and from there went to the Fish River Valley which is essentially the Grand Canyon's little sister. We've had a good time soaking up the Namibian desert and seeing some cool things. The pictures below are from the drive back to … Continue reading Traveling through Namibia

Back in the Saddle Again

Today is the second day back on the boat, but the first day back on the ocean.  It’s been great being back on the water.  We left Cape Town around 10 am and are sailing towards Namibia, about a 4-day passage.  All three of us have had bouts of seasickness at various levels as we … Continue reading Back in the Saddle Again