A fun way to meet local people, wherever you are, is to go hashing with the Hash House Harriers!
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.
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!
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
Snorkeling with whale sharks was incredible. Take a look at the video I shot while snorkelilng with them.
An all-day tour of the island of Saint Helena taught me a lot about this beautiful location. It is rich in history and people and landscapes.
Climbing Jacob's Ladder in Jamestown is a physical challenge everybody should experience at least once in their lives!
Saint Helena is a quaint little town with lots of personality, an English speaking population, but culturally and ethnically diverse!
Kolmanskop, a former mining town, rich in history and fun things to learn.
Gondwana Canyon Village is a small resort nestled in some mountains in the Gondwana Collective. A surreal location in this deserty wasteland.
The Fish River Valley is like a little sister to the Grand Canyon. It is picturesque and a sight to behold.
Driving from Keetmanshoop to Fish River Valley, we saw lots of animals and plant life as well as an eclectic roadhouse bar and grill in the middle of nowhere!
A day-trip to Keetmanshoop from Namibia affords some nice scenery and adventure.
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.
Sailing from Luderitz to Namibia. A diary of a night watch and discussion of the importance of auto-pilot, or as I like to call it, Otto.
It’s been a fun week in Luderitz. Next stop? Walvis Bay, 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
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
Quick summary of where I stand after the past month or so of no blogging.