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Las Palmas Atlantic Sailing Guide

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Las Palmas, a city on the northern side of Gran Canaria, is the capital of the Canary Islands. This is where Columbus left Europe to discover what is now the Americas! ‘Muelle Deportivo de Las Palmas’ is the most popular harbour and a central…

Local Things To do in Bodrum | Turkey

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Local Things To Do In Bodrum, Turkey I’m sitting underneath an umbrella on a terrace in Bodrum, having a Turkish coffee.This will keep going on for some hours if not days. It’s tasty and strong. Next to me, there’s a mandarin tree.…

Sailing across the Strait of Gibraltar - into the Atlantic Ocean

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SV Eau Too - October 17, 2016. I’m 8 days at sea now. I open my eyes and see the reflection of water moving on the ceiling. I sit up (which is a luxury on board!) and look outside. All I see is water. That’s a change of scenery from the…

Sailing in Greece: island-hopping the adventurous way

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Looking to go sailing in Greece? Great choice! Here's how to explore the Greek Island under sail, adventure-style! Everyday I see sailboats passing by. I just have to be on one. Not looking at one and not only writing about one. I'm getting…

Is it safe to travel to Turkey? A happy note from the sunny seaside

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A happy message from the sunny seaside in Turkey. Because its people deserve it. And for those curious what I am up to in Turkey. Why you should Travel to Turkey "Suzanna, Turkish - English?" Nilsu, my 7 year old neighbour, asks…

Sailing back into Europe: The Strait of Gib!

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A lighthouse. Beeping phones. Airplane stripes. Fishing boats. The smell of pine trees! We are approaching Cabo Sao Vicente, the most western point of mainland Europe. That’s what struck me most: suddenly having the smell of pinetrees……

Eating tuna, responsible or not? | Ruta Del Atun | Tarifa

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Photo:  Tuna statue indicating the direction of the wind. Placed in different places along the 'Costa de la Luz' in 2013, when the first 'Ruta del Atun' took place. Eating tuna, responsible or not? This weekend is the 3rd edition of ‘Ruta…
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Day 6. Sailing Canary Islands - Cape Verde

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S/V Sea Ya - 20 Januari 2015. Somewhere along the West African Coast. From the pen+book diary.  2.AM “Wake up, little Suzie, wake up!” Noor sings me awake. It’s time to start my night watch.  I’m used to this rhythm by now. I had…