Borneo to Sri Lanka Borneo - Singapore, Monday 7th December - Friday 11th December 2009 We upped anchor at 09.30 am and headed out on another windless morning, but safe in the knowledge that if the worst comes to the worst we have adequate fuel for the journey to Singapore. At 17.30 we entered the South China Sea. On Tuesday 8th we got caught under a 5 mile diameter storm and were unable to shake it off. It seemed to be hooked onto the boat by an invisib...
Gordon and Anne's Round the World Adventure
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I wish to dedicate this blog to the memory of three very special people who died while we were on this part of the journey. Jeanne Henson - Gordon's aunt, a lovely lady of 82, whose style and wit were fabulous. Kenny Reid - my wee cousin of 6 foot something ridiculous. He fought long and hard against a brain tumour and died too young, the world was a better place with him in it. Shiela Graham - a dear friend and neighbour, elegant, beautiful, and with a laugh t...
To all our family and friends we wish you a happy Christmas and the best of New Years. Spending Christmas in Langkawi with the children and all moving to Phuket for New Year. Updated bog on the way (promise). All the best Gordon and Anne
Fiji, Vanuatu and Australia Fiji to Vanuatu, Friday 18th to Tuesday 22nd September, Day 450 We left Vuda Point Marina after re-fuelling and motoring up to Lautoka to check out of customs. After completion of formalities we, 'White Hawk' and 'Hilde' headed for an overnight anchorage at a bay opposite the reef pass, to enable an early start the next morning. The whole lagoon was full of debris, washed out of channels and riverbeds by the very heavy rain ov...
Tsunami This is just a quick note to say we are ok, the tsunami was not felt in Vanuatu where we are now. The above picture was taken on the coast in Samoa just a few weeks ago. I just hope these children are all ok. The houses in the background will no doubt be all be washed away. Gordon & Anne We will be leaving Vanuatu on 3rd Oct and arrive in Cairns, Australia on 12/13/14th October.