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Touring St Helena

St Helena is a unique volcanic island located in the South Atlantic about 2000 km west of Angola, Africa and 3500 km east of Brazil. The nearest land is actually the similarly isolated island of Ascension. Both islands are part … Continue reading

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Moramba Bay

In our last post, we talked about our sailing in late in the day to Moramba Bay. This is a beautiful place with lots of little islands in a big beach-lined bay. We had read there are lemurs near here, … Continue reading

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Trip to the Cirques of Cilaos at Réunion

As mentioned before, the drive to Cilaos is considered one of the prime tourist destinations in Réunion. After going there, we completely concur with that analysis! The road is an incredibly curvy mountain road, well maintained, but with extremely tight … Continue reading

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Good Weather and Fun at Cocos

On Friday the weather finally got much better at Cocos Islands. The winds clocked a bit further to the east, and lessened. And the sun was out more consistently. The weather on the weekend was even better. So, we have … Continue reading

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Ta Prohm Temple

After Angkor Wat, we went to Ta Prohm temple. This temple was a budhist monestery and university commissioned by a Kmer King in the late-12th and early-13th century (more at Wikipedia). This is one of the best temples, in my … Continue reading

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Arrival at Palau Redang

We had heard good things about Palau Redang as an anchorage location, so we picked it for the spot we would be when our guests, Jason and Lara, visit. On Sunday, we left the marina and motored in very light … Continue reading

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