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Arequipa and the Colca Canyon

We arrived in the colonial city of Arequipa at around 9.30am on Friday 17th April following an overnight bus journey from Ica. Outside the main bus station we found a collectivo taxi which, although we didn’t know it at the time, stopped just around the corner from our excellent accommodation – Hostal Bubamara…… ….. the …

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Panama Canal – without using an agent

I am aware that a number of yachting friends have been waiting for this post – so I hope that they are not disappointed! I also hope that any other cruisers who come across it find the information useful. S/Y “Siga Siga” transited the Panama Canal on 27/28 January 2015. However, as some people know, …

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Ardrossan to Liverpool

Well, we had to start the blog somewhere and though it should perhaps have been last year we failed miserably – so I will try to make up for it now in one article covering our time since buying “Siga Siga”. Firstly, we bought her as “Rogue” when she was lying at Glasson Dock. How …

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