It’s been raining. It’s been hot. The sun beats down on this earth as early as 9 or 10 am. In the mornings, there is no wind to ease the heat of the sun. The hot dampness of the air presses down on us. I usually spend the morning hours working or writing in the
We’ve been in the Dominican Republic for a little over a month. Our original plan was to stay here 2 weeks and then move on to visit the Bahamas, but plans change. Just like our month in the Canary Islands. Our month in Cape Verde. Our month in Martinique. Things happen and we end up
Easter has always confused me because it’s not on a precise date. I was raised in the protestant church so I am aware of Palm Sunday and the resurrection, but the whole idea of lent and Wash Wednesday and Mardi Gras evade me. I had to google “lent” to write up this post. I still
The past 2 months have flown by. In addition to traveling, we’ve had guests on board and I’ve been working on a contract. Yesterday I delivered a packet of postcards to a lady who works in a gift shop at Soper’s Hole, BVI. As there is no post box there, she offered to drop them
We stayed a week in the BVIs. Our objective was, do nothing. Chillax. Enjoy life. Mission accomplished! We arrived in the morning of the 28th of March and anchored outside of Spanish Town where we could do the entrance formalities. That did not go very well. Pierrick came back swearing and infuriated about some extremely
This is a new form of torture. Remark that thos who are tortured are not the one we imagine at the first sight. The cat meows but stays there.
“Your boat is adrift! It’s in the middle of the bay! It’s adrift!” I had just bought Pierrick an ice cream and was trying to put the change back into my wallet. Zeyno frantically spoke through my mobile that I was squeezing between my shoulder and my ear. “Dominique is on your boat. He hung
My morning shift started at 5:30 AM local time, and I was happy to be awake to watch our last Atlantic sunrise and the Barbadian coast as we lunged its southern side. The island is low and very green. The coast has been invaded by hotels and holiday promoters, but the buildings are low. No