March 2013 archive

Jammin’ in Jamaica

We are just about to leave Jamaica and know that any form of contact with family and friends is likely to be difficult for at least the next ten days or so – until we reach mainland Cuba.  I therefore thought it might be a good idea to bring you up to date and to …

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Haitian memories

At the end of the last blog post we had sailed along the south coast of Hispaniola as far as the DR/Haiti border and, as 14th Feb dawned, we were looking forward to a day sail to Jacmel – a former coffee port about half way along the southern Haitian coastline. The intention was to …

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We really must learn how to speak some Spanish….

As we sailed into the sunset at the end of the last blog post we also sailed into calmer waters as we moved out of the Mona Passage towards mainland Dominican Republic. It is fair to say that we weren’t actually in the Mona Passage itself – which is the route that most cruisers take …

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