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French Polynesia

We arrived in Tahiti, French Polynesia amid the Covid-19 outbreak in April 2020. So far, we are still here. Here are our posts so far for this beautiful country (by region) The Society Islands – Îles de la Société Cream Puff is in Tahiti Out at Sea and Out of Touch Moving to Pape’ete Pape’ete, […]

Galápagos Islands of Ecuador

  We loved our time in Galápagos. We arrived on these islands in February 2020. If you love animals and a trip to Galápagos is on your bucket list, move it to the top. Our advice to people wanting to travel there, do not do it by the local cruise boats. Fly to the islands […]

Panama

  We divided Panama into two groups just like the canal, the Caribbean side and the Pacific side. We arrived in at the Caribbean side March 2019. Here are the posts from this side: Passage to Panama San Blas Islands – Chichime Island San Blas Islands – Eastern Holandes Cays Kuna and Karma San Blas […]

Colombia

We arrived in Colombia expecting to stay just a couple of weeks. We loved Colombia and stayed for almost four months using Santa Marta as a base from November 2018 until March 2019. Here are our post from our time there: We made it to Colombia We Venture into Santa Marta, Colombia Going Walkabout In […]

Dominica

  In 2017, Dominica was devastated by Hurricane Maria. We visited the island about 6 months later and were truly saddened by the destruction. The people of Dominica showed an incredible attitude. This was an amazing island.   Dominica          

Curaçao (The ABC’s)

Curaçao, a Dutch Caribbean island, is known for its beaches tucked into coves and its expansive coral reefs rich with marine life. The capital, Willemstad, has pastel-colored colonial architecture, floating Queen Emma Bridge and the sand-floored, 17th-century Mikvé Israel-Emanuel Synagogue. It’s also a gateway to western beaches like Blue Bay, a popular diving site. We […]

Bonaire (The ABC’s)

Bonaire, an island municipality of the Netherlands, lies off Venezuela’s coast in the southern Caribbean. Its reef-lined coast is protected by Bonaire National Marine Park. Beyond its rich marine life, the island shelters lizards, donkeys and birds within its immense Washington Slagbaai National Park, marked by beaches, lagoons, caverns and desert-like hills. We visit Bonaire […]

Martinique

  We loved our visit to Martinique and stay there from December 2017 – February 2018. Martinique is a region of France and has become one of our favorite ports of call, so far. Here are our posts from this visit: Saint Anne’s Joyeux Noël Finding Our Way Around Martinique Karl More of Martinique Loving […]

St Lucia

We visited St Lucia November 2017 – December 2017. Here are our posts from this visit: Happy to see St Lucia in the Rear View Mirror St Lucia – The hunt for immigration in Marigot Bay A Quick Trip Back to Saint Lucia          

St Vincent and The Grenadines

November 2017 was when we visited this area. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines are know for high crime against cruising boats. There are a few safe places so we had to pick carefully where we stopped. The Tobago Cays are located in this country and is a haven for charter boats and sailors like us. […]

Grenada

Due to the location of Grenada, it is considered a relatively safe spot during hurricane season (July-Nov) for cruising sailors wanting to return northward to the Caribbean islands the following season. Storms tend to pass north of this island. However,  storms have hit this island hard in the past and sailors watch the weather daily […]

St Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis are popular cruise ship destinations. For small vessels this islands take on a different viewpoint. Below are links to our posts when we visited these island: St Kitts but not Nevis

Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe is a region of France and is one of our favorite destinations. Below are links from our visits. Our first visit was July 2017 and we vow to return: Guadeloupe – Îles des Saintes We return for a couple on months March, April, May 2018 Welcome to Gwada The Rescue and a Walkabout – […]

US Virgin Islands

We travel to the US Virgin Islands June-July of 2017. These are the links to posts we made to our sailing blog while there: We’re in St Thomas PiZZA Pi Swimming With Turtles at St John Anchoring Antics at St Croix        

Puerto Rico

We sailed into Puerto Rico in May 2017. Here is a link to our sailing blog postings: We’re in Puerto Rico Rincón, Puerto Rico Boquerón Ponce Caja de Muertos (or Coffin Island) Palmas Del Mar Spoil the Women and the Men will Come Drinking Bacardi Rum for Breakfast El Yunque National Forest Old San Juan The Bars […]

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