06 March 2013 ~ 5 Comments

Why Not Be Part of The Action and Transit The Panama Canal?!

If you had a choice of paying to watch the show of boats parading thru the world famous Panama Canal or being paid to be on one of the beautiful yachts and being a part of the action, which would you choose? As you may have guessed, I chose the latter. (Well, actually I did both!) My first trip into Panama City I went straight for the Miraflores locks to scope out the museum and view the canal in operation Read more…

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30 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Sailing San Blas: Adventures From the Caribbean

Two months of sailing the ‘high’ seas, four trips under my belt, 40 passengers’ lives changed, 60+ meals served, over 800 photos taken, more than a dozen islands explored…AND THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING!!!   As I sit here hibernating in the aircon (getting a much needed pedicure) after one whirlwind month of magic, I thought you might be wondering how I’ve been passing my days since I last wrote about “Trading The Cold Weather For Sun, Sea and Sail”  Read more…

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27 July 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Trading Cold Weather and Altitude For Sun, Sea and Sail! (Part 2)

I actually started writing this 2 Part series over a month ago (you can read Part 1 over HERE); the change from cold to warm, mountains to beach life, backpacker to temporary expat. I began as things were only beginning to unfold. But I couldn’t finish it, the change itself still didn’t feel real…  As I lay here (I swear) on the plank off the back of the Black Dragonfly, my new home, job and life as I know it…well, now Read more…

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25 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

What’s Next: Trading Cold Weather and Altitude For Sun, Sea and Sail! (Part 1)

Well, the journey has well and truly come full circle! I am back in Colombia exactly one year later and can happily say I have travelled South America (of course with more to one day explore.) With a number of Journey List items well and truly ticked off, more hours in buses than I want to remember and one smile inducing moment after another, It’s time for a change of pace… I can’t tell you the feeling of relief and Read more…

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04 January 2012 ~ 3 Comments

The Galapagos: A Photo Essay of Lobos, Tortugas, Sunsets and More!

Have you ever dreamed of going to a place for so long that it just doesn’t seem real? My travel imagination is chalk full of these places! The Galapagos Islands, however, have been a non-negotiable, absolutely must experience ASAP destination for me no matter what the price tag was going to say. I was fortunate enough to see this dream come true in 2011 for 12 blissful days of snorkelling, unreal encounters with animals, delicious cuisine and wonderful people! And Read more…

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