GUADELOUPE

The morning started yet again the same way – coffee, fruit, and warm bread.  We were in a rhythm by now.  And one that was fitting me well.  Another 90 miles and we would be arriving at Guadeloupe.  We would be staying at Les Saintes, a series of small islands off the coast of the…

MARTINIQUE AND DOMINICA

Around 6 am, we found ourselves sitting on the back of our yacht drinking coffee and eating fresh cut fruit and warm cinnamon bread.  We were finally going sailing!  Giddy with excitement, we arched our backs and craned our necks, unable to contain our excitement for the open sea and the wind that would bring…

ST. LUCIA

T-2 days until we were departing.  We had just gotten a reminder email about our week long sailing trip.  I was particularly excited about this trip.  We were going to be visiting six different countries in the Southern Caribbean on a sailboat!  Julie, Tony, and me…on a 45 foot yacht, all to ourselves!  It was…

GREENLAND

It was a spontaneous trip.  Well, let me rephrase, it was a spontaneous trip for Tony.  I had secretly been eyeing the one-day tour to Greenland for weeks.  I started trying to convince Tony a few days before we got to Iceland.  He gets so frustrated with my crazy ideas and constant need for new…

ICELAND – REYKJAVIK

My 60th country!  I am so proud of my accomplishments.  While I’ve just put a dink in my journey to see the world, Iceland was the furthest north I would have been, and a place I knew would be very different from anywhere else I’ve been. We had an overnight flight from JFK, and I…

THAILAND – PHUKET

Phuket is an island in the south of Thailand.  It is most definitely more touristy (and more expensive) than Chiang Mai, but it was a must see for us.  And it was where we did our scuba diving. Our dive master – Allen – was simply incredible.  He was from the UK and had retired…