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Now in the Abacos

Karen and I have been to the Bahamas a few times before. But, we have never visited the Abacos for some reason. Our Canadian friends on s/v Gromit and s/v Salty Ginger went to Mayaguana while we were in the … Continue reading

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360 Panorama of Diamond Mine Ghost Town

As mentioned in yesterday’s post, I took a 360 panorama at Kolmannskuppe – the diamond mine ghost town located just a few miles into the desert east of Luderitz, Namibia. The photo was taken at the top of the hill … Continue reading

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Sightseeing in Mauritius

Finally getting around to processing the sightseeing we have done in Mauritius. We spent two days with Paul and Gina of s/v Solace visiting some of the main sightseeing destination of Mauritius, and I’ve been meaning to share the photos. … Continue reading

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Underwater Photos from The Rip

Our favorite snorkeling spot in the Cocos Keeling Islands was right next to Direction Island in a narrow channel known as “The Rip”. The channel allowed waters from the windward side of the island group to enter the lagoon. The … Continue reading

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Spherical Panorama from Bluff at Rodrigues

When we rented a car a few days ago to do our initial exploration of the island of Rodrigues, we were amazed at the beautiful views from the many volcanic mountain ridges. Not only could you see the deep blue … Continue reading

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Spherical Panorama of Port Mathurin

This morning I took a 360 Panorama from the top deck of Tahina overlooking the boat and showing the island of Rodrigues and Port Mathurin. Due south is the commercial dock where we were parked until yesterday. The town of … Continue reading

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Kite Aerial Photos from Cocos Islands

With the weather improved last weekend, I decided to try putting my GoPro Hero 3 on my kite aerial photography remote control rig. I only had to coerce the provided mounting pieces a little bit to get it set up. … Continue reading

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Dreary Weather Underwater Fun

Since Sunday we have had some dreary weather. Mostly overcast skies, lots of squalls with winds strong (25-30 knots) sometimes gusting to near 40 knots. We have had to hunker down in the boat a lot waiting for the occasional … Continue reading

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360 Panoramas at Castle Hill

Back in February of 2011 we traveled from Christchurch up through the mountain passes northwest of Christchurch (read more about it here). This is a beautiful area of mountain alps with giant boulders, beautiful valleys, rocky streams, countless mountain tarns … Continue reading

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New 360 Panoramas Category

I’ve added a new “360 Panoramas” category to this blog so you can find all the posts which contain a 360 panorama shared here. With only a few exceptions, these are 360 panoramas I’ve taken as we have been sailing … Continue reading

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