We did finally reach the summit of Nevis Peak, and it was the best hike ever, but it wasn’t easily attainable for two reasons. A, no one wanted to tell us how to reach the trailhead on our own, demanding that we had to hire a guide to assist and B, once we finally scavenged our way to the trailhea..
Bonjour from Saint Martin! (That’s one of 3 French words in my vocabulary.) I haven’t been doing much blogging lately because I’m trying to write for a magazine. I’m almost ready to submit my article! When there’s a huge gap in my resume one day when I have to go back to work I’ll at least be able..
Hello it’s Trent here. I would like to thank everyone who spends time reading this blog and also thanks to Monica for doing such a great job keeping it going! We have ..
I’m in love with the Virgin Islands. This is our paradise. The Virgins are blessed with a beautiful, unspoiled environment and a favorable climate. It’s everything you ever want and more. The beaches are so delightfully fr..
I knew that we’d probably lose touch with our group of 6-10 buddy boats once we hit the Virgin Islands and it’s true that we haven’t seen any of them since Culebra, except one, Vagabond. We’ve officially bond-ed with the Canadian, single-hander, Dan. A 47′ sailing vessel is hard to handle alone; ..
We finally made it to St. Thomas! And just barely in time to meet up with the rest of Trent’s family who’ve got a condo on Sapphire Beach for two weeks. Reunited and it feels so good! I think salty ole’ Steve, who’s been ..
Weather, weather, weather, always waiting on weather! Our patience certainly paid off this time because I’m pretty sure we broke some kind of record crossing the precarious Mona Passage. We practically flew from Samana, Dominican Republic to Boqueron, Puerto Rico in 28 hours. Plus Pepper sailed mo..
Clearing through customs at Turks & Caicos was not the smoothest of experiences. Their process was terribly disorganized; and it’s not like we had problems with our paperwork, passports or documentation. The entire first day in a new country was spent in a tiny, unairconditioned storage building t..