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Sharks of Cocos Keeling Movie
Just a little movie of the sharks that lived around the boat whilst we were in Cocos Keeling last year. I  tied my camera to a stick and held it under water. Wasn't sure if it was to become a shark snack, thankfully not, but they bumped it a few times!
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African Safaris. How to DIY your own safari
For the first time ever, we left the boat and travelled inland. Can you believe they let you drive your own car into the game reserves? When we found out this fact, we hired a car, booked accommodation within the national parks and spent the best part of tw...
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Lemurs of Madagascar
A few photos of the lemurs we encountered in Madagascar.  They are such skittish funny little creatures.  Pretty hard to photograph too as they don't seem to keep still for a millisecond and they like to climb all over you in the hope of getting a piece of ...
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New crew aboard Chantey
For the last couple of months we've had an extra crew member on board. Max, Will's son, joined us in Malaysia and sailed up to Thailand as far as the Myanmar border. He rapidly became part of the crew and produced numerous cups of excellent tea. Looking at ...
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Sailing Flotilla under the Second Penang Bridge
The official arrival of the rally fleet was to be marked but all fifty yachts sailing under the new Penang Bridge at 8.30am.  After a night in not so great anchorages,we all congregated early in the morning with flags flying and charged towards the new brid...
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Phang Nga
James Bond and Goodnight! After our hectic celebrations on Phuket, we said goodbye to our friends travelling North and headed out to Phang Nga Bay.  Look forward to catching up with them again in February. With limited time before returning to Malaysia for ...
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Phuket
We arrived in Phuket just before Christmas and completed all of our arrival formalities in about 20 minutes.  The fastest ever of all the countries we've visited. We hit the shops and were very pleasantly surprised to find ham, smoked salmon and New Zealand...
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Phi Phi Lei
This island was made particularly famous by the film "The Beach."  It is now visited daily by thousands of tourist in large and extremely noisy speedboats all keen to partake in the peace, tranquility and natural beauty.  It is a shame that somewhere so lov...
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Thailand. Koh Rok
We stopped at Koh Rok for Karen's birthday. Our friends on Flour Girl showed up with one of their brilliant chocolate cakes. The water was warm and crystal clear, there was some good snorkelling and the food was cheap and delicious. Welcome to Thailand. 
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