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7-4-2011 – Ketchikan. Alaska

The 4th of July, and what better place to spend it than in Ketchikan, Alaska? Well, it might have been slightly nicer if we weren’t in the middle of a small gale. The evening’s fireworks display was called off because … Continue reading

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6-29-2011, Namu and Klemtu, B.C.

So we’re making good time, cruising through the Queen Charlotte Islands in Northwestern British Columbia on our way up to Alaska.  It’s quite beautiful here, even more dramatic than the scenery further south, with lots of snow-capped mountains and blindingly … Continue reading

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6-23-2011, Campbell River, B.C.

After leaving Victoria we worked our way up the Strait of Georgia sailing whenever possible; at least a little while each day.  Along the way the pressure water pump started leaking like a sieve and running almost continuously. We started … Continue reading

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6-14-2011, Nanaimo, B.C.

It seems like it was a long time coming, but we’ve finally begun the travel portion of our adventures.  We are now cruising around Vancouver Island, passing through the San Juan Islands and up the Strait of Georgia.  There’s not … Continue reading

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Our Long-Awaited First Installment

Well, we’ve really done it now – we’ve quit our jobs (or “retired”) in order to start on the Big Adventure that we’ve been  talking about for so long! March 4th was the last day of our employment at Xerox, … Continue reading

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