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Colombian Christmas

Posted on: Friday, December 25th, 2009 in: Cruising Notes

We made the 36 hour crossing from the San Blas Islands of Panama to Cartagena, Colombia in a near perfect weather window.  With help from friends and family, we received the engine part (the fan in front of the gearbox mysteriously blew into several pieces) – the logistics of getting the part could be an […]

Ah, the Caribbean San Blas Islands

Posted on: Friday, December 25th, 2009 in: Photos

Truly a cruiser’s paradise, we finally made it to the fabled San Blas Islands, with their picture perfect islands, crystal clear water, and interesting native Kuna population.  If only we could have stayed longer…

The forts of Portobelo

Posted on: Friday, December 25th, 2009 in: Photos

We stopped for a couple days to allow Mac and Nat means to get back to Panama City and the airport so they could fly home to Seattle.  Portobelo is a small pueblo steeped in history. tdm