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Continuing Down the Coast and Photos

In our last post, we had been traveling from Nosy Be and had stopped for a night at Russian Bay. The next day we had a fantastic lunch stop at Nosy Iranja – a fantastic beach island with a white … Continue reading

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Whale Sharks and Sakatia Next to Nosy Be

Solace left at the crack of dawn from Mitsio. Since Tahina is a bit faster Karen was able to get a bit more sleep. I am always an early riser usually up before dawn. So, I was able to do … Continue reading

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Nosy Mitsio

We left Nosy Hara on the second morning after our arrival intending to continue heading south. If possible, we hoped to sail to an island called Nosy Mitsio. Unfortunately, we had to motor more than we expected (considering the strong … Continue reading

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Past Kuala Lumpur

Yesterday we made another 80 miles or so, and we are now past Kuala Lumpur. We had a mostly uneventful day. Some motor sailing in the morning and the afternoon which kept our speed up to average about 7 knots. … 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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Kuranda Village and the Rainforest

If you visit Cairns, one of the top tourist destinations is the Kuranda Village and the rainforest. You can get there by train, bus, or the gondola. Most people take the gondola up and the train down (or vice versa). … Continue reading

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More on Sawa-i-Lau and Photos

We were treated to spectacular views of the rocky island of Sawa-i-Lau and the beautiful hills and water of the surrounding area. And we enjoyed the visit to the village and school (read more). But, one of the main tourist … Continue reading

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Hiking the Crater of Cobia

We had a wonderful time visiting the islands within Budd Reef. The main island is called Yanuca (pronounced “Yanutha”), and is home to a wonderful village close to the anchorage where we parked Tahina. The village is nestled inside a … Continue reading

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