May 14 anchoring just before Beaufort (NC) and of course tow boat

We anchored by Dewes creek on our first stop on the ICW. A beautiful wooded anchorage but it was still very cold and wet. It seems the weather isn’t suitable for a sea passage at least until Saturday so the best bet is to motor up the ICW. Although it was cold (no such thingContinue reading “May 14 anchoring just before Beaufort (NC) and of course tow boat”

The Launch that never was, March of the Manatees Tommy the turtle and I don’t know what those dolphins are up to !

We started out our two week trip intending to head South possibly to Key Largo but we wouldn’t lose any sleep if we didn’t get there. Well, Spoiler alert here. We got as far south as Titusville bridge and for those of you who aren’t Floridians that is about 40 miles south. But as myContinue reading “The Launch that never was, March of the Manatees Tommy the turtle and I don’t know what those dolphins are up to !”

Wadi Rum, Orien’s Sword and of course Lawerence

After Petra we headed out to a jeep ride through the desert.  I was not to keen on this initially, as I had been on one of these in Dubai and it was a ride sliding up and down the dunes full of thrills and spills!  Frankly I felt car sick throughout it and oneContinue reading “Wadi Rum, Orien’s Sword and of course Lawerence”

Petra (Five days before the flash floods)

So sad to hear today that there have been more flash floods in Petra. This blog was written just after we visited. I was sitting in the Hotel at breakfast remembering in Ireland where they so charmingly sit you at the table and ask you what hot meal you would like and sometime have troubleContinue reading “Petra (Five days before the flash floods)”