With a broken-down boat deep in Borneo’s northern Kalimantan jungle and abandoning the romantic idea of peacefully gliding along the snakelike Kapuas River…Continue reading “Borneo: Traversing Northern Kalimantan”
Trekking Around Nong Khiaw, Laos
Spectacular Nong Khiaw offers some of the most amazing trekking in Laos…Continue reading “Trekking Around Nong Khiaw, Laos”
Sailing Journey: 21 Years a Liveaboard
What’s it like being a liveaboard on a sailing boat for 21 years? This sailing journey chapter wraps up life as a liveaboard.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: 21 Years a Liveaboard”
Sailing Journey: Lessons Learnt, Part 1
You learn a plethora of lessons and skills when you live on a boat. Especially, when you choose to live aboard for 21 years.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Lessons Learnt, Part 1”
Sailing Journey: Boat Fit-out and Maiden Voyage
This chapter of the sailing journey guides you through Reality’s fitting-out for her maiden voyage.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Boat Fit-out and Maiden Voyage”
Sailing Journey: Gonna Need a Bigger Boat!
The sailing journey continues with the revelation that Naiad – our home-built sailing boat and home – isn’t big enough. Gonna need a bigger boat!Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Gonna Need a Bigger Boat!”
Sailing Journey: Slipway Woes
If you own a boat, then you will inevitably experience slipway woes at some point in your life, as related in this chapter of the sailing journey.
Sailing Journey: Outrunning a Cyclone
Time is not on our side. This sailing journey chapter continues with the dangers and frustrations of outrunning a cyclone.
Sailing Journey: Extending the Boat
This sailing journey chapter sees Naiad (boat) marooned in Townsville for longer than expected, for the gruelling completion of its 6-foot extension.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Extending the Boat”
Sailing to Stunning Lizard Island, Australia
Sailing north to Australia’s remote and stunning Lizard Island off far north Queensland’s picturesque coastline…
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Sailing Journey: Townsville to Lizard Island
Dabbling in another chapter of the sailing journey series. This episode takes you on an adventure of fabulous coastal sailing from Townsville to gorgeous Lizard Island in far north Queensland. Lizard is one of my favourite spots.
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Sailing Journey: Sydney to Brisbane
After 9.5 long years of building the boat, it’s time to start the sailing journey along Australia’s extensive eastern coast from bustling Sydney to calmer Brisbane.