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Galápagos Part 2. Isabela Island

Monday 10th to Wednesday 19th April The third island which we anchored off, Isabela, was our favourite. It is the most starkly beautiful of the islands of the Galápagos that we visited and also the least touristy. Only four of the 13 main islands that make up the archipelago are

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A man, a plan, a canal – Panama!

Thursday 2nd to Wednesday 8th March 2017 Cruisers often act as line handlers for other boats before their own boat goes through the Panama Canal so that you’ve got a better idea of the procedures involved, and we were pleased to help friends Terry and Carol in their boat Little

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Shelter Bay

Thursday 16th February to Sunday 5th March 2017 We stayed in Shelter Bay Marina in Panama for 17 days. Jon and Jackie gave up on their plan to try to line handle on a yacht going through the Panama Canal as they were running out of time and instead caught

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San Blas

For those of you following Hugh’s very wonderful blog you will have been reading his daily posts of our trip from Panama to the Galápagos. For those of you who haven’t you have a treat in store… the link is at the top of this blog. In the meantime I

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Leaving Santa Marta

Friday 27th January to Saturday 4th February Recovering from our arduous trek to the Lost City we started to prepare for our next voyage, 300 miles on to the San Blas islands. I was keen to break the journey in some of the smaller offshore islands of Colombia including the

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