Author Archives: kathy

09-30-2018 Fakarava, Tuamotu Islands, French Polynesia

We are currently anchored in a picture-postcard-perfect location at the southern edge of Fakarava, an atoll in the Tuamotu Islands of French Polynesia. The breezes are very light right now, and when we got up in the morning there wasn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 09-30-2018 Fakarava, Tuamotu Islands, French Polynesia

08-26-2018 – Taiohae, Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia

It’s hard to believe that another month has passed, and it’s time to send an update! We’re (back) in Taiohae Bay, starting to get ready for the next chapter of our adventures. We’ve received our long-stay visas, so we don’t … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 08-26-2018 – Taiohae, Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia

07-12-2018 – Taiohae, Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia

The Marquesas Islands of French Polynesia are a cruiser’s paradise. There are only 8 islands – and a handful of exposed rocks that we need to be careful of! – but each one seems to have its own personality. So … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 07-12-2018 – Taiohae, Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia

06-04-2018 – Omoa, Fatu Hiva, French Polynesia

We’ve (finally) arrived in the Marquesas! Hooray! Our trip took almost 2 exactly months (actually 57 days if you count from when we left Las Perlas, or 60 days if you count from when we left Panama City). That’s much … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 06-04-2018 – Omoa, Fatu Hiva, French Polynesia

05-18-2018 Crossing the Pacific

We’re now starting to get close enough to our destination that we can sense a change (internally, not the environment!). We’re still 1200 miles away, too far to just douse the sails and motor in, but something is changing. We … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 05-18-2018 Crossing the Pacific

Fwd: 05-08-2018 Crossing the Pacific

——– Original Message ——– From: Dan Finkelstein Sent: May 8, 2018 2:34:54 PM PDT To: 1126blog.com Subject: 05-08-2018 Crossing the Pacific Life on Lungta continues on, much as it always has – but different too, while underway. Our days are … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Fwd: 05-08-2018 Crossing the Pacific