The smell of fresh homemade pancakes from a Betty Crocker cookbook recipe wafted through the galley of Nor’easter. I cooked … Continue reading Paradise
We have been on a broad reach for the last three days, with steady wind such that we haven’t had … Continue reading Gratitude
The plane landed in Ambrym at the “airport”, which had no check in, nor baggage claim, nor security, and only … Continue reading The Dwarf with a Big Black Beard
“You go where?” “North, where are you going?” “Malao” “Ok, can we come too?” “You want to come to Malao?” … Continue reading No Money, No Problems
We had been in Savusavu for almost a week. The refrigerator was full, the wine stocked, kava purchased and best … Continue reading Viani Bay
My mom expected two weeks of sundowners on beautiful beaches, gourmet dinners at resorts, and plenty of snorkeling. We convinced … Continue reading More Culture than a Biology Lab
An old brown van with rust leaking from under the paint on the wheel wells and what sounded like a … Continue reading 20000 Leagues Under the Sea
Have you ever swum in water 16,000 feet deep? It is a strange feeling when you can see 150 feet … Continue reading TOGO, TOGO, TOGO!
“Oh but I cannot, can not stay. I must be off a-buccaneering.” John Steinbeck, ficticiously attributed those worlds to Captain … Continue reading Why?
This is the story of the events that lead to my eating brie cheese on the top of a mountain. … Continue reading Bora not Boring