It is true. There are ruthless pirates operating these days.
Here in the Caribbean.
Several pirate attacks were reported in previous years around Caribbean islands.
Yachts are approached by open pirogue fishing boats, usually during the day. The pirates board the yacht, take everything they can
Algarve, Portugal was once the bread basket of the whole nation. The quality and taste of food stuff from Algarve are famous all around Portugal.
The shrimp caught here go for 4-5 times the price of shrimp caught in other areas of Portugal. This is how tasty things are here.
Culatra is the name of
A couple of tanned figures were moving along the shore. Naked men with long hair, carrying palm branches and a few wooden beams. They disappeared somewhere among the large boulders. I’m still not clear what is going on the shore of this bay.
I’ve arrived here after a night sail. I left the previo
The asphalt road ends at Kabak, a small village with a dozen farmers and fishermen family houses. When the dolmuş that brought me here leaves back to Fethiye, nature takes over. Silence, and the sounds of cicadas and birds. A scent of fresh pines and resin, a touch of dry wind coming up from the c
Waiting for the winds to relax a bit.
Yes. I live by the wind, waves and weather. So far they have treated me nicely. There were some hard times but there's also mercy. You need a lot of that when living on a sailboat.
I've been sailing or on anchor for 19 months now. Just 6 docking days through
What’s going on? A fight?
The sky had lightened just a touch but the commotion is already peaking.
Loud voices of women arguing and shouting at the top of their lungs, and men answering back loudly. Some outboard motors running. Seagulls or some sort of sea birds are screaming too, invisi
At first I imagined it's going to be just another industrial experience.Manmade machines clustered in a compound with more men working to cater for their needs.But it all turned out differently, quite the opposite.
Forest of sailboats masts under heavy sky. Aktio boatyard, Greec
Clouds after the storm, Trinidad
If you're into nature
or the weather, here at 10 degrees latitude North, the daily sky show is for you.
After a pristine and clear morning
the clouds start to build up. They come in low and dark, nearly black, with fluffy curls flying under their belly. The speed
The tragic life of Peral’s battery-powered submarine
Raised from the shipyard scrap pile. Peral's 1888 submarine resurrected and on display at the waterfront. Cartagena, Spain
Photo: Marcin FloryanPeral Submarine Cartagena,ES 2007, CC BY-SA 3.0
Isaac Peral gave life to his invention - the first ev
This was a very stressful moment.My anxiety began earlier that day.Now I had just a few minutes of freedom left.I’m next up in line.
In a few seconds I’ll have to walk up to the podium. Sweat was already running down my back.
On anchor in a remote area. Great cellular reception. South Turkey