Tag Archives: South Pacific

What are the odds?

Kuta, Bali, Indonesia There are those things you hear about but you assume the chances of them happening to you are just so scarce as to not even give it much thought.  Then, of course, it happens to you. But … Continue reading

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The Cancun of Australia

Kuta, Bali, Indonesia Sailing out of Australia would have been a great idea except for two things: 1) We had arranged to meet Tiffany’s sister in Bali on a specific date. 2) Our work holiday visa in Australia was expiring … Continue reading

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A Month of Thursday

Thursday Island, Australia So keep in mind that sign, and the information contained thereupon, as we go though our entertainment options on Thursday Island for the month we were there.

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Christmas 2012 outtakes

Take 4 sailors without boats, a bottle of wine, a ukulele without a tuner, a fervent desire to celebrate the holidays and way too much free time and what do you get?   Hi-larity.

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Working for a bed

Pittwater, NSW, AU Living for free as volunteer crew on someone else’s yacht sounds all well and good while you’ve got a boat to live on but we are often asked what we do when we’re between yachts. Our first few months … Continue reading

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Guys are not “cute”

Pittwater, NSW, AU As we’ve previously stated, friendships lead to a lexicon whose size is directly proportional to the time invested in the relationship.  These lexicons lead to key phrases that communicate much more than the simple words involved when … Continue reading

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Semper Gumby

Opua, New Zealand So there we were (doesn’t every great story start that way?) in Coff’s Harbour and little did we know that this would be the end of our Australian East Coast Adventure. We were doing a bit of … Continue reading

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Surf’s Up!

Coffs Harbor, NSW, AU Our Australian East Coast Adventure continues!! Ok, we all know why Greg says he’s from San Francisco right? So what he didn’t mention was that this habit started when he was in at the Coast Guard … Continue reading

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That was anti-climatic

 Blue Mountains, NSW, AU Sydney is… Well… …Anti-climatic.

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It’s Intuitive (and the Aussie fascination with Ned Kelly…)

On the road, Victoria, AU The Australian East Coast Adventure continues!! So we’re supposed to be bonding and stuff right?  That’s what we’ve been told us married people do whilst travelling together: we talk and whatnot…or get divorced.  True fact … Continue reading

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