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Circumnavigating the globe on a sailboat one ocean at a time
Circumnavigating the globe on a sailboat one ocean at a time

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Liquid Inspiration #sailing #live #love #life

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Blessed to sail for a week with this wonderful travel writer
Beyond Baobabs
Beyond Baobabs
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Antintorona: We Work 🦎It Works #Madagascar #Education #Ecotourism #Sustainable #Development #Chocolate #GiftsThatGiveBack

The first thing that you notice when arriving at the village of Antintorona on Nosy Komba is that everyone is smiling and greeting you warmly with a welcoming ‘mbola tsara’, ‘bonjour’, ‘ciao’, and ‘hello’. Children are studying and those too young for…

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Meeting An Old Friend For The First Time #sailing #blogging #travel #leapoffaith

My dear friend Lexie from Chicago has written about the first time we met in person…  it was just over a week ago when she took a leap of faith and flew halfway around the world to sail with us aboard Amandla. You can read her story by clicking here. The…

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No matter how lively the seas, fresh the winds, or numerous the breakages, I begin to develop a meditative sense of calm on long passages. Day slips into night slips into day slips into weeks. Time slows. Life is clarified. I don’t want to disembark. I…
Sailing Madagascar
Sailing Madagascar
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Paradise Lost #Sailing #Travel #Chagos #BIOT

Dolphins Jumping | Thinadhoo Amandla crossed the equator for the fifth time as we made our way south from Thinadhoo toward Gan to exit The Maldives. Initially, it was a lively passage, but when the seas calmed, the starlit sky was so bright that I could…
Paradise Lost
Paradise Lost
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Maldives Blues #sailing #blogpost #dramatictravels #podcast

I would have been thrilled to spend another month traveling Sri Lanka with its resplendent landscapes and colorful festivals. But the Captain was dreaming of diving off the back of Amandla in abandoned anchorages and experiencing the sea’s bounty…
Maldives Blues
Maldives Blues
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Postcard From Sri Lanka #BlogPost #TravelPhotography #StreetPhotography

We arrived safely in Sri Lanka after an eight-day sail using only twelve hours of the engine. Our only hiccup was when our keel became ensnared in an unmarked, floating fishing net thirty-eight nautical miles off the coast of Trincomalee. The Captain’s…
Postcard From Sri Lanka
Postcard From Sri Lanka
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Little House On The Big Mountain #RedDao #SaPA #Vietnam #storytelling #travelphotography #blogpost

When I was a child, where most of my travels were through the recesses of my imagination — especially on school-days — I would spend hours creating stories to entertain myself. Little House On The Big Mountain My favorite tale was one where time-travel…
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