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.
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.
This chapter of the sailing journey takes you through the pain and joys of finishing the boat without electricity and using only hand tools, whilst on anchor in Sydney Harbour.
Traversing Peru on a flight from balmy Iquitos to remote Tarapoto over the mighty Amazon, followed by an uncomfortable 18-hour overnight rustic bus journey to Piura.
Continue reading “Traversing Peru: Iquitos, Tarapoto, Piura”
Deeper into the Peruvian Amazon we go – a speedboat whisks passengers from steamy Iquitos to the seedy tri-border where Santa Rosa (Peru), Leticia (Colombia), and Tabatinga (Brazil) converge…
Continue reading “Amazon Tri-border: Santa Rosa, Leticia, Tabatinga”
Whilst in Peru’s Puno, why not take a day trip on the spectacular Andean Lake Titicaca, to the intriguing but touristy Uros floating reed islands and tranquil Taquile island? Continue reading “Lake Titicaca: Uros and Taquile Islands from Puno”
Overland borders in South America can be stressful, although hoping for a smooth crossing from Bolivia’s Copacabana to Peru’s Puno today…
Lake Titicaca’s cold deep, crystal-clear Andean waters, gently ripple the shores of Copacabana. And, at a height of just over 3,800 metres and bordering Peru, Bolivia’s Copacabana is a great town for chilling. Continue reading “Chilling in Bolivia’s Copacabana, Lake Titicaca”
Deciding on a quick stopover in Southern Vietnam’s Can Tho before hitting the hustle and bustle of crazy Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), never expected what happened next… Continue reading “Intriguing Can Tho – Southern Vietnam”
Heard and read much about Si Phan Don (4,000 Islands) in Southern Laos, which conjure up exotic images of tiny islands scattered throughout the Mekong… Continue reading “Si Phan Don (4,000 Islands) – Southern Laos”