Monthly Archives: April 2008

Getting ready for the big jump.

Went by the Puerto Capitania this morning to get my zarpe. Well, apparently I need to use the agent for that as well. Not too happy about that (all the agent does is charge me money for something I can … Continue reading

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Still in Wreck Bay

Yesterday afternoon I decided to stay a little longer in the Galapagos.  There is no reason to be in a hurry, or at least, I can´t see one. And, funny enough, today two boats sailed in with friends: Strummer (English) … Continue reading

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What to do?

Currently in limbo about what to do: there are three boats with friends between Panama and the Galapagos, probably all at least a few days out. Went to shore today to check emails, and maybe to check out.  It is … Continue reading

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Google Earth Tracks

Now that I have a working computer and plenty of solar power, I have been wasting my time in this exotic place by programming.  But, I have been enjoying it.  Converted the GPS tracks from about the last year to … Continue reading

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Pictures from the Galapagos.

A picture says more than a thousand words, so I am lazy and just uploading pictures today. Did a tour of the island on Sunday, which included visiting the Tortoises, going up to the highest point of the island, look … Continue reading

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Stories while under way from Balbao to the Galapagos

Below a number of stories that I wrote while I was under way to the Galapagos.  I prepared them with some pictures in it, but I have a hard time uploading pictures from this internet cafe.  So, they might trickly in, please be patient (and appreciate a … Continue reading

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In the Galapagos!

Yes, indeed, arrived here today 14:45 local time, in Wreck Bay (which has a long Spanish name that I forgot), on Isla San Cristobal.  Took a total of 12 days, made it across the equator without motoring, but south of … Continue reading

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