Monthly Archives: May 2010

Pictures from Zeeland

Past few days I have been taking it easy, visiting with my parents, riding my bike around and went to The Hague for a new passport. Here some pictures of my trips. My parents new house. The old city hall … Continue reading

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Pictures from Suez to Marmaris and beyond.

Click on pictures for higher resolution images. Clipper entering the Suez Canal at Suez. Bow wave of a big container ship. Local fishing boats on Bitter Lake. Mosque on the Sinai side of the Suez canal. Sun rise in Ismalia, … Continue reading

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At home

When I arrived at the airport of Amsterdam, my sisters and parents were there as a surprise welcoming comittee. Have been taking it easy, just having some leasure time, walk around town, ride a bike to the sea.  Watch some … Continue reading

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Pictures from Thailand to Suez

This whole area was done by the yard to plug a 25mm hole. First sunset of a 5000nm trip. A big school of dolphins chased behind a school of fish in line formation. Wild! Working on a batten repair. Sri … Continue reading

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Getting on to the next step

We have been cleaning up and sorting out Magnet for the past days. Starting to look a little better. Next plan is: arrange for travel to The Netherlands by the end of the week.  I will visit for at least … Continue reading

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In Marmaris

This afternoon we arrived in Marmaris and docked safely at Yacht Marina. It is good to be here!

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Tough news

Yesterday we heard that Chris, Magnet’s owner, passed away. It is less than half a year since he left Magnet in Phuket to fly to The Netherlands for medical reasons and never to be back on board his vessel. We … Continue reading

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In the Med

Another day of motoring got us to Port Said, dropped of the pilot and we are now motoring to Marmaris (300nm to go).

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First half of Suez Canal done

We motored slowly and arrived in the dark in Ismalia. Waiting for the pilot to show up for our second leg to Port Said.

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Suez

We have been in Suez for our second day.  Egypt is a busy and dusty place, and for someone who spent for years in the tropics, it actually is cold.  Running around town trying to find parts and supplies, gets … Continue reading

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