Aruba and how I did (not) get to see the flamingos

They say life happens when you are busy making plans. One of my superstitions is never plan a day out in port as it will never work as I plan it. Either we get a random inspection or I get very busy that day, truth is that best days at shore where most times the … Continue reading Aruba and how I did (not) get to see the flamingos

Chasing Rainbows, Not Storms

Greetings from the Caribbean Sea! We have just left the beautiful island of Puerto Rico and are now heading to St Thomas, U.S.V.I. where we will be tomorrow early morning. We were actually not supposed to be in San Juan today and I was definitely not planning to spend so much money this week on … Continue reading Chasing Rainbows, Not Storms

The Great River story; sailing on the Mississippi river on a Monday morning

Sometimes one must stop and smell the roses. When I look back on the sailing experiences I had so far (crossing the Panama canal, the Suez channel, Alaska inside passages, St Lawrence river) and today I got the chance to sail on the second largest river in North America, the Mississippi river, I mean, hold … Continue reading The Great River story; sailing on the Mississippi river on a Monday morning