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Land Lubber Progress

We have been preparing ourselves mentally for our transition back to land. So, we aren’t exactly kicking and screaming as we start this process. However, that’s not to say our start has been barrels of fun. We spent almost two … Continue reading

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Tahina Touches Ground and Departure Imminent

The tides in Darwin are quite a large spread. The high tide is 22 feet (7 m) above low tide right now. We have to be careful where we leave the dinghy according to the tides. Fortunately, they have carts … Continue reading

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Photos and Upside Down

This post was actually written a couple of weeks ago when we started our road trip. For some reason, the post never published. It was based on a funny observation about living in the southern hemisphere. And, there are some … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Dubbo

Yesterday was a beautiful day in the part of Australia we traveled, not a cloud in the sky. We finally left Port Stephens and drove all day out to Dubbo – about 500 km away. We took some back roads … Continue reading

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Road Trip Time

For the past week, we have been making preparations to leave on a road trip. It seems like it took forever, but we had a lot to do. We had to do several loads of laundry. We needed to clean … Continue reading

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Batteries On Board

Our new high-tech Lithium-based batteries finally got sent out from Auckland on Sunday by air shipment. Early Monday morning I got a voice mail on my local cell phone in French. Since it was early, the first french speaking people … Continue reading

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Almost Ready!

Yesterday we not only had good weather, but also nearly completed our preparation tasks. We sold our car yesterday! The car sold to Dan and Amy of s/v Division II. Their boat is the one that beat us in the … Continue reading

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Bought a Car and Open Invitation

On Friday we went to go shopping for a car or camper van to make our travels around the country. We figured starting in Christchurch would be a less costly place to make the purchase. Turns out we had a … Continue reading

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