Category Archives: 2012

Wham bam Mataram!

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Medana Bay Marina Resort is pretty much the half-way point between Darwin and Singapore, still some 1000nm away. Here we would replenish our stocks of food and fuel, but in particular to obtain an extension of our social visa, before … Continue reading


“Hello Mister”

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With a normal ship’s supply of Bintang on board, we left the small island north of Riung onto the next anchorage at Linggeh, some 33nm away to the west. I’d read on other blogs, and overheard a conversation by a … Continue reading

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Boats, Beaches and Boxes of Bintang

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From the harbour of Kalabahi, Alor, a flotilla of about 12 yachts each travelling at different speeds due to size, shape and sailing ability, with Blue Heeler sitting in the middle of the fleet. We travelled under motor due to … Continue reading


Hello Indonesia

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Kupang – a cacophony of noises originating from many sources – the mosque, where Ramadan’s call to prayer is amplified over Kupang town and harbour; Kupang’s curious bemo transportation system which seems to be run by the ‘lost boys’ of … Continue reading



Darwin: a hectic five weeks of hard work, tears, sweat, laughter, swearing, heat and itchy bites. But let’s return to my last entry from the top of Arnhem Land… From Cape Stewart we sailed over to Entrance Island outside Liverpool … Continue reading

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