Tag Archives: Indonesia

Arriving at Palau Belitung

It’s just past dawn here on Tahina and we are still motoring along in peaceful seas just a few miles off the north coast of Palau Belitung. We plan to go to the northwest anchorage, where the rally ahead of … Continue reading

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Enroute to Singapore

It is just before dawn in the Java Sea and nearly two days since we left Bali. We have another two days to go before we arrive at a stop on our 1000 nautical mile journey to Singapore. This trip … Continue reading

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Seacock Opened

Just a quick update that we did manage to get the seacock open. So, we can run our generator if needed. It’s not a permanent solution, but it will work for now. This solution didn’t work until we suddenly realized … Continue reading

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Seacock Problem

We had a wonderful four days in Ubud, Bali at a nice hotel at very reasonable prices. I will be writing about that later and sharing photos of our tour up there in the mountains amongst the many hindu temples, … Continue reading

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Tour of Lombok and the Flying Tops

We only had time for a 1-day tour while we were in Lombok. We had heard Lombok is less developed from a tourism perspective and more like what Bali was 20 years ago. Although this is true, you could definitely … Continue reading

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Bali Chores So Far

We have been in Bali since Tuesday, but have been concentrating on boat chores so far. We leave today to go to a nice hotel in the mountains and get some much needed rest and relaxation and sightseeing. The hotel … Continue reading

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Arrived in Bali Yesterday

We’ve been so busy, I haven’t been posting our progress. We last mentioned we were arriving at Medana Bay on Lombok. Lombok is the large island east of Bali – that is the new growing tourist destination. Some people say … Continue reading

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Gili Lawa Laut and Underwater Photos

As mentioned before, after leaving Labuan Bajo we went to the north side of Komodo Island to Gili Lawa Laut. This is a diving and snorkeling mecca. Although I spent most of my hours in the water cleaning Tahina’s hulls, … Continue reading

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Story of Dragons

The highlights of our passage from Kupang to Rinca Island were being able to sail for more than 50% of the way, and finding out we would have to stop using our starboard engine. We had light winds, but a … Continue reading

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Almost to Medana

We are just a few hours from arriving at Medana Bay off Lombok (the island just before Bali going west). We plan to check to see if there are any tours available, maybe stay a day or two, and then … Continue reading

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