Sardinia – Part Due

Sardinia – What to see We are now settled into the Moys Marina in Olbia, Italy (Sardinia). To bring you up to date on the Covid and regulatory issues, upon our arrival in La Maddalena in the NE corner of Sardinia, we were notified of a new regulation for persons arriving from Spain. We neededContinue reading “Sardinia – Part Due”

Sardinia – Not all fun and games

“You got what you wanted”. Jack’s ever present ability to sum up a situation in a matter of a few words if not well timed, has always been a skill. The timing, however, will have to take some finesse in the coming years though. Let me go back a couple of days. We made aContinue reading “Sardinia – Not all fun and games”

Balearic Islands Part 2

Soller, Formentor and Pollenca Mallorca Due to the length of the post I have opted to break the Balearic Island posts into 3 different pieces – Please look back or forward to other entries on different Islands. Recommended by 3 different people in 3 different countries, the next stop was Port of Soller, 3 kmContinue reading “Balearic Islands Part 2”

The Balearic Islands Part 1

The Balearic Islands This entry has become too long and thus I have decided to break it into 3 different posts. The first will be Ibiza and 2 Southern Ports in Mallorca while the next post will be the 2 Northern ports in Mallorca and finally the 3rd will be the as yet un touredContinue reading “The Balearic Islands Part 1”

Gibraltar (the second time)

Gibraltar (the second time) Several months ago, before Covid changed the world forever, Alec, Jack and I traveled to Gibraltar to do research for winter 2021, believing then that we would make our way into the Med for the following summer 2021. Even though that was only 6 months ago, everyone reading this can relateContinue reading “Gibraltar (the second time)”

The Fantasy… The Reality… The Memory Gibralter

The fantasy, The reality, The memory GIBRALTER Nothing ever just happens. Most meaningful achievements are the result of planning and work, and the best part of the planning is the fantasizing that I do while I’m doing the work and the planning. The fantasies are the dreams that fuel the work and keep me interestedContinue reading “The Fantasy… The Reality… The Memory Gibralter”

Blooming where we are planted, Lagos, Portugal

If you travel by boat, whether sail or motor, you have heard if not used the saying “plans made in the sand at low tide”. Of course, this recent Covid crisis has given new meaning to that phrase in ways none of us could have imagined even 6 months ago when the news reports ofContinue reading “Blooming where we are planted, Lagos, Portugal”