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2014 A Year of Travel Adventures

This year has been so filled with events that it has been very hard for us to document it thoroughly on the blog. There are so many places and things that happened, followed by even more things, that we simply … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from South Africa

We wish all of our friends and family – both in the US, and our cruising friends all over the world – very happy holidays and a fantastic year ahead in 2015! Tahina will be moving early next year across … Continue reading

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Wonderful Thanksgiving and Heading Back to the Boat

Our trip home for Thanksgiving has been a wonderful success. We not only reconnected with many friends and family, but also reconnected our taste buds and stomachs with many of our favorite foods. Too many! Our stomachs were about to … Continue reading

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Five Years on Tahina

On November 14, 2009 we departed from Carolina Beach, North Carolina beginning our circumnavigation of the Earth which we planned to take about 5.5 years. We are now in South Africa planning to return to the US next year by … Continue reading

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Back Home on Tahina

We are safely back on Tahina after our pleasant trip home to the US. The trip back wasn’t without the usual hiccups and, of course, was quite long going half-way around the world. It took us almost 51 hours door … Continue reading

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Heading Back to Asia

Today begins the long journey back to the other side of the world. We leave this morning to make our way back to our boat which is in Langkawi, Malaysia. We have about 48 hours of travel this time. The … Continue reading

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Delays Cause Travel Issues

While we made excellent progress at repairing from the lightning, our time on the hard at the boatyard has been extended by weeks. The reason is we needed to get parts to do maintenance on our saildrives. Plus, once we … Continue reading

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Preparing to Return to Malaysia

We are in the final week of our holidays stay in the US. It’s been a great time visiting friends and family and has been especially cherished because last year we didn’t come home during the winter holidays, and this … Continue reading

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Three Years of Wonder

Less than two weeks ago, we reached a major milestone on our trip. Three years ago, in November 2009, we departed the US on Tahina to begin our circumnavigation. We left from Carolina Beach, North Carolina on November 14 of … Continue reading

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Heading Back Down Under

We are leaving this afternoon to begin our long trip back to Australia. It was great getting to see so many of our friends and family! And, this time we will only be gone a few months before we are … Continue reading

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