Captain Hugh and the Reluctant Navigator
The Voyage of Vega

The Lost City

Sunday 22nd January to Thursday 26th January The five day trek to the Ciudad Perdida was tough but the compensation was the most beautiful, stunning scenery in the lush, dense, green jungle of the Sierra Nevada mountains, the indigenous people we passed on the way and finding out about their

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Amazon Adventures

Leticia and The Amazon – Friday 21st to Friday 28th October 2016 As we arrived at Leticia airport after an hours flight south over the Amazon rainforest there was a commotion. Bogotá’s number one boy band had arrived on the same flight as us to be greeted by a gaggle

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Passage to Colombia

Sunday 25th September to Thursday 29th September The passage from the ABC islands to the Caribbean coast of Colombia is known for the worst weather conditions in the Caribbean and ranks among the top five worst sea passages in the world, which is why we had been watching the forecast

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C is for Curaçao

Monday 19th to Sunday 25th September We ended up staying longer than intended on Curaçao. Soon after arriving we heard from a French couple on the bus that there were big winds due to hit here in about a week. As we watched the long range weather forecasts it appeared

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B is for Bonaire

Sunday 4th to Sunday 18th September We left Grenada feeling rather sad to say goodbye, especially to lovely friends Jayne, Paul and Lily with whom we’ve shared some wonderful times, but we were also looking forward to moving on to new places. I was apprehensive about the long sail ahead,

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Grenada part 2 – Spice Island

Saturday 20th August to Sunday 4th September You will all no doubt be glad to hear that the threatened hurricane that we were worried about in my last post never materialised but fizzled out mid Atlantic. Following shortly after this hurricane Gustav which had been heading towards Miami took an

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