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April 05, 2011: Just in case you think I have stopped writing my blog, for those of you who don’t know already, I have started a new blog for this year entitled ‘Endeavours Adventures 2011’ which I started on my return to Turkey. Nothing much to write about though apart from the liveaboard life and community at Marmaris Yat Marina but this year we are daring to go to N. Cyprus, Sy... » read more433 posts (64266 words) 257 photos 156 comments
Gemütlich durch das Mittelmeer (ca. vier Monate im Sommer und Herbst 2011), Ende November geht es über den Atlantik in die Karibik (dort bleiben wir weitere vier Monate) und dan...
August 02, 2012: Am Dienstag fahre ich noch vor dem Frühstück mit dem Dingi hinüber zu den Windmühlen – dort gibt es einen verfallenen Anleger, wo man festmachen kann – allerdings muss man dann über die großen Felsbrocken hinauf zur Straße klettern. Aber der Marina-Supermarkt ist recht gut sortiert, und es gibt frischen Salat und frisches Brot. Nach dem gemü... » read more188 posts (82937 words) 634 photos 40 comments
A Circumnavigation from Cape Town, through the Panama Canal and into the S & N Pacific, stopping in PNG and returning via Oz, Reunion & Mauritius... with an emphasis on surfing,...
January 16, 2011: Puddles of light define the bays, looking more like fire and smoke than the weekend houses and favourite beaches of memory. The night sky is a heavy blanket of stars reaching from horizon to land, the stars that have been upside down for so long now ordered and correct in their places. I can see the blinking lighthouses off Pringle Bay and Cape Point which remind me of all the others that have ... » read more94 posts (45234 words) 1658 photos 62 comments
This year we are in Turkey and will be visiting Eastern Turkey, Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, Israel and maybe Egypt before returning via Cyprus back to Marmaris in Turkey.
November 15, 2011: The Turkish people are celebrating ‘Bayrum’ and have a public holiday from 5th November to 9th November. The boat yard has been at a standstill till Thursday when they returned to work. On Monday, Mr. Bilgin the owner of the marina put on a free lunch ‘celebration of the sacraficial feast’ in the workers canteen for everybody. On Thursday morning at 9.0... » read more220 posts (31678 words) 200 photos 51 comments
May 13, 2012: The adventure has come to an end.Good times, sad times and happy times.There is a time and place for all we do and our adventures will return in another time, another place.We have met some lovely people along the way,learnt alot about ourselves and found the real us and the real others.Erimar did us proud and never missed a beat and she dealt with all that came her way.We have said goodbye to ... » read more102 posts (23051 words) 1209 photos 48 comments
Cruising from New Zealand to Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu and New Caledonia then to Australia.
April 23, 2012: I have started a new blog called Ajustralis to Thailand,for the next adventure, so if you haven’t had notification of my first entry, you may need to add your email address again. » read more28 posts (10006 words) 65 photos 73 comments
I broke the old blog, so here is new one
June 08, 2012: A new Post “Day 20 – Arrived in Hilo” was written on the June 8, 2012 at 10:13 am on “S.V. Resolution”.So I made it safe and sound! I arrived just before dawn, in aperfectly calm anchorage in Hilo, Hawaii. The boat is not moving andit is very strange. Have not had a chance to get on land yet as I haveto wait for customs to open, but am looking forward to stretching... » read more63 posts (6579 words) 0 photos 0 comments
Setting off from The Hamble Jambo goes clockwise around the UK over the next 3 months
July 03, 2012: The result of two sea sickness tablets Sent from my iPhone » read more105 posts (3757 words) 100 photos 70 comments
Picked up Hilda May in Gruissan, S France in April 2009. Headed across med to Greece and in 2010 plan to explore Southern Ionian, Pelopponese, and head across to Turkey in Sep...
May 15, 2012: Hilda May wintered on the hard at Marmaris Yat Marina, going in the water on 25 April, so the first blog of the season is somewhat overdue!With help from fellow Tattingstonians Ned and Sheila (aboard Dawn Strike) I managed to get all the neceessary preps down and endeavoured to enjoy the social scene at the marina, in particular the Summer Party. Spurred on by the change in Turkish visa regulat... » read more74 posts (22084 words) 187 photos 41 comments
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February 12, 2013: Our February visit to the UK was fortunate; Gruissan suffered the coldest winter for 20 years, with temperatures of 20 degrees below, the water and plants left in the bath in our rented apartment froze, as did 77 flamingo’s on the Etang, (inland salt water lake) Thick ice meant that they could not feed on their staple diet of shrimp in the Etang, frozen into the shallow water they broke t... » read more34 posts (33454 words) 20 photos 39 comments