We feel like we are getting into the swing of the cruising life now. Getting the hang of what it takes. Getting advice from online sources and word of mouth. Talking with other cruisers about their experiences. There are a LOT of things that can go wrong on a boat but if you’re lucky…Read More
No Man/Woman is an Island….
I’m sitting in a picture-perfect Greek anchorage. There’s a small beach with a taverna on the hillside and behind us a tiny island, all cliffs and scrub with the tiniest white-washed church with a congregation made up entirely of goats. All lined up along the shaded side with their bells clanging away when they move.…Read More
Crossing the Rubicon….or No Way Out of this Fine Mess
It’s been a few weeks since I have written anything and a LOT has happened. We have fondly farewelled Turkey, entered Greece and started our own Odyssey through the Greek Islands. 3 months of jewel like islands in azure seas stretch ahead of us as we need to reset our Turkish visa which means we…Read More
A Meditation on Boat life
The Fethiye Gulf has been inhabited for eons. Civilisations have risen and fallen, cities built and abandoned. Legends told and ruins explored give a tantalising glimpse into just how long humans have inhabited these lands and how they have done so. The Fethiye Gulf is a part of what is known as the Lycian coast…Read More
Can We Please Go Sailing Now?
Well yes….and no. This is what sailing seems to be about: pleasure punctuated by moments of sheer terror and stuff breaking. Yes, I am kind of joking. As mentioned last blog we headed out to the beautiful bay of Eçinkic after a fantastic sail where we put up the sails and decided that indeed she…Read More