Today I zapped 4 mosquitoes

Jennifer The journey 2 Comments

We are in day 10 of our years journey. Day 1 and I got 16 mosquito bites. So we now have a mission. Stop the Mosquitoes. Step 1 – Preparation. We knew there was going to be mosquitoes but were expecting more of these in the Caribbean. To prevent them from getting into the boat, we wanted mosquito net covers …

Day 6 – Venice to Umag

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Venice is lovely, but provisioning is difficult here and we’re more than ready to be off. Umag is the closest port of entry in Croatia from Venice, and the Croatian authorities can be quite strict about this, so we headed out of the Venice lagoon through Port of Lido, and then headed almost straight East for Umag. Its a fairly …

Day 1 – Edinburgh to Venice

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The week leading up to our departure didn’t exactly go to plan, so it wasn’t too surprising I ended up having a business meeting at 9am in Livingston on our leaving day. Fortunately we’d finished packing at 2am. A quick dash back to Edinburgh, the last few things thrown in the garage, and ready to go. Except for the 3 …

How did we get here?

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Where am I? I didn’t ever see myself as a person who would write a blog, but when we decided to completely change our normal life, leaving friends and family behind to sail for a year, it seemed time. Now there is only 5 weeks to go until we set off from Venice, Italy before sailing the Mediterranean and joining …