What has been one of your favorite moments alone? There was one night while Shaun and I were sailing from Panama to Colombia and we were far enough out to where we could not see the shoreline. The moon was full and reflecting on the smooth sea while the only thing you heard was… Continue reading Alone in the Sea
Perfect weather. Perfect water. Perfect white sand. Perfect little islands with palm trees and coconuts on the ground. Sailing through the San Blas islands in Panama was perfection. I couldn't believe what was in front of my eyes. This was only supposed to exist in storybooks filled with tales of the Swiss Family Robinson and… Continue reading Photo Friday: HDR – San Blas Islands, Panama
I always have had a sneaky suspicion that I was a pirate in a past life. Sure, my obsession may have started with One Eyed Willy from The Goonies, but that is besides the point. Sailing to Colombia was one of the most amazing experiences of my life and I learned that I’m truly a… Continue reading Sailing to Colombia on the High Seas
We had chosen our sailing base camp as Puerto Lindo due to the number of boats leaving to Colombia. What we didn't know beforehand is that the town did not have internet and I had failed to let my friends and loved ones know that we were about to be out of touch for a… Continue reading A Lesson of Humility: Puerto Lindo, Panama
When we stepped foot onto Utila-like Bocas del Toro, Panama, I think I must have lost 8 years or so of my life on the water taxi. I was 21 again and for some reason wanting to re-live those years. Or maybe it was because we had spent a month and a half in the… Continue reading Non-Stop Partying in Bocas del Toro, Panama
The perfect Zapatilla Cay. It is like heaven on earth in Panama. Can it get any better than this?
My how time flies. We are more than half way through our year abroad (200 days to be exact!) and somehow we still find ourselves in Central America. I think we need to get a move on. What does 200 days on the road look like? Like this.