Our time in Stanley preparing the boat has been a whirlwind. Greg has been hard at work making necessary repairs, like replacing that broken windshield wiper, and upgrades, including installing new windows for the pilot house and a nice bench seat in the main saloon. Keri has been juggling paperwork and permitting and meetings and … More Stanley
There are a few iconic views of Torres del Paine, Chile’s famous national park, that you see over and over again. So I decided to share some of the beautiful vistas I saw while hiking in the park that are not iconic, but breathtaking nonetheless. TRAVEL TIP: Traveling to Patagonia? Torres del Paine is pronounced … More Wordless Wednesday: the [less iconic] Views of Torres del Paine
Sunrise on our second morning en route to the Falklands: a crisp 25 kt breeze pushes us along at 7 kts. As the ship glides through pale blue water, shimmering golden rays reflect off the surface & filter through our sails. A Black Browed Albatross and a Painted Petrel (Cape Pigeon), the beautiful winged wanderers … More Sailing to the Falkland Islands
A rainbow spreads across a channel in Tierra del Fuego, Chilean Patagonia. Taken while sailing in March 2014.
The sun is setting, casting her last intense, warm hues across a blue world. The water ripples softly, quietly reflecting the fading golden light. The mountains become silhouettes, forming a jagged, toothy horizon. This is a view I have seen many times before. It is beautiful, familiar, and comforting. Today, I am finally back on … More Five Days To the End of the World
Rain moving up a fjord in Chilean Patagonia, April 2014