Thinking of cruising the Western Caribbean? Here’s a Google Map showing the route we took transitioning from the Northwest Caribbean to the Southwest Caribbean. a leisurely 4 months, from the Rio Dulce, Guatemala to Bocas Del Toro, Panama.
Trash is ruining our world! Beaches in paradise are infested. Who throws this CRAP out the window! What are they, idiots? Obviously, they’ve never been on a beach vacation where the beaches aren’t groomed every morning. This morning on our walk, in two miles, we picked up this entire bag of tin cans — two miles…. 🙁 I’m pissed. Please SHARE if you agree! Maybe we’ll make just one person think before throwing their coke can out the car window.
A SailWinterlude Photo Essay recounting our adventures in the Cayos Cochinos and Guanaja, easternmost of the Bay Islands, where we waited impatiently for a weather window to sail to Panama. Enjoy! Unlike the last update, some days are just made for sailing! Earlier this week, we were rudely awakened in the Cayos Cochinos (Hog Islands) […]
From planning the dream, to buying the boat, to actually leaving the dock to go cruise the Western Caribbean for six years, our cruising dream came true. Maybe it took a little longer and maybe the boat is a bit smaller, but we’ve been commuter cruising since 2001 – over 11 years and 11,000 miles […]
Sometimes cultural differences between cruisers crack me up! Traffic, info and conch were prime examples. We were headed to the Vivorillos Cayes (corner of Honduras where cruisers stop to break up the passage from the Bay Islands to the Columbian Islands or Panama with three other boats, two from Texas (anyone who knows cruisers knows […]
I love cruising. I love Christmas. But somehow amidst the palm trees and aqua clear water, it just never quite feels like Christmas. Especially since there’s absolutely no possibility of snow for a White Christmas. Christmas tradition for me includes seeing my breath, feeling the chill while we’re out cutting down the tree, […]
Guanaja, the Easternmost of the Bay Islands of Honduras is where every season boats wait on weather to sail around the corner to Panama. But Guanaja is a great cruising stop in it’s own right. This was originally written as an e-mail update to friends & family, but it expresses the joys that Guanaja has […]