Bananas on the boat
Ahhh. Air conditioning is delicious. We’ve moved to our last stop in the Seychelles, on the Island of Praslin. The heat on the boat was tiring. Coming from a different latitude, we’d expected that the thermal mass of the ocean would be cooler than the air on land, rather than [...]
This morning might have been our last snorkeling outing in the Seychelles. We were at Felicity Island today, our last full day on the Catamaran. From here we have three nights on Praslin, and then we fly out to Thailand. Marlie and I followed a sea turtle for a while on our way back to [...]
As much as the unexpected has become a way of living, it still catches us by surprise sometimes. We’ve learned that magic arrives when we are not looking and expectations can cloud our vision to it. Fulfilling something we have dreamed of or thought about for some time may be so full of anticipation that [...]
Just back from a lovely ride with Little Monkey. She loves speed, as does her horse Honey, so we trot and canter quite a lot when it’s just the two of us. Yesterday’s slower pace allowed us to see a coyote and a buck in the velvet. Today’s pace led to a big backtrack to [...]
We arrived home this afternoon, after an uneventful day’s travel. It is nice to be back with my family, they are my home.
We spent our time in DC and Annapolis mostly, with the tourist historical experiences everywhere. Highlights for us were sailing on the Magothy arm of Chesapeake Bay with Cleme’s cousin Mike and his [...]