Chapter Four: Champaign at work

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Thanks God that I had some visitors who didn’t only come for vacation, but also for some manual-labour-adventures. Lea, a co-worker from my past life and very good friend, came to visit. We spent an impeccable time together, combining hard boat-work with fun relaxation activities. Lea was a very good help and didn’t mind sitting […]

Leaving to Almerimar

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Half of our week together with Mani had passed in an instant just getting Naima ready and seeing Gibraltar. With only three days left, a boat that shouldn’t be motored too much and the wind on our nose, conditions were far from perfect for leaving on a 150+ nm cruise. On the other hand, it […]

Top of the Rock

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Since our friend Mani flew in to help us move our boat from La Linea in Spain to Almerimar a bit further to the East, we decided to treat him to a nice day of tourism before embarking on all the work that was awaiting us. We slept in an had a nice Spanish tapas […]

Why cruising?

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The simple answer: we have watched too many cruising videos to not experience this lifestyle (a vicious cycle that drives us to also produce videos). The more complex answer: it all started with a sailing holiday with friends in Greece. Although we very much liked the experience, it took our unconsciousness until the following winter […]