GSSR 2010 – Quick Update – Sans Souci is in Hong Kong

I am pleased to report that Sans Souci is now happily sitting at the dock in Hong Kong.

The final hours of our arrival were tense. I’ll write more about it when I write my real blog sometime in the next week. As I’ve mentioned in the past, it is …

Campbellford to Hastings

It rained for a very short time just as we were getting up and while it was overcast, the weather report indicated that the most of the serious rain had passed. So while Captain Mark took advantage of the reasonable fuel prices in Campbellford, I ran …

Wednesday July 14

Laundry’s done, clean sheets on the bed, some meals planned, fridge full of beer printed off boarding passes. Now just to finish packing.50% chance of rain tomorrow morning. Several people have offered to take me to the airport but Paul still insist we…

Kemah – Lake Charles

The first pic is Summertime at Olmstede’s, the second of the rocks being placed along the ICW. These rocks run for miles. Our tax dollars at work no doubt.We left the dock at Portofino on a Tuesday at 6 a.m. nice 10 – 15 knot Southwest wind blowing. S…

GSSR 2010 – Quick Update – One down, One To Go

Sans Souci has completed the first day of two day passage to Hong Kong. We’re currently running along the south coast of China, in heavy freighter traffic, and smooth seas, about 15 miles offshore.

As I mentioned in yesterday’s update, we ar…

GSSR 2010 – Quick Update – One down, One To Go

Sans Souci has completed the first day of two day passage to Hong Kong. We’re currently running along the south coast of China, in heavy freighter traffic, and smooth seas, about 15 miles offshore.

As I mentioned in yesterday’s update, we ar…

Up the Hudson River

Going under the George Washington Bridge    Little Red Lighthouse under the GW BridgeThe Tappanzee Bridge if you enlarge you can see the traffic backed up as usualSing Sing Prison, the pictures are hazy as this was the week the temp…

Campbellford Ontario

Dottie and I let Captain Mark sleep in a little bit this morning to recover from our physically stressful day yesterday. Later in the day while I worked on the blog, Mark and Dottie set out to explore the town. Located approximately midway between Toro…

Adventures in Paradise 2010-07-13 12:44:00

I was taking a break from installing the new anchor system today and got the urge to write something. Maybe it’s laziness or the Poco song I was listening to. (Follow Your Dreams). I have the attention span of a gnat, LOL I have to remember to not get…

Land Ho….

For the past couple weeks we have been getting land acclimated again – even though we are still living on the boat, we’re tied up to a dock and not moving from port to port, one particular harbor after another, one quaint little beach town after anothe…