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Heading north…to Fort Lauderdale?

Posted on: Friday, January 29th, 2010 in: Cruising Notes

Having checked out of Colombia on Monday we are officially not supposed to be here.   Shhhhh!  We saw our agent the day after we had checked out and since he reminded me of Shultz from ‘Hogan’s Hero’s’ I could visualize him saying, “I know nothing!” in his affected German accent.  Yes, it helped that our […]

The rules are simply different

Posted on: Friday, January 22nd, 2010 in: Cruising Notes

Going to a doctor´s appointment in Central and South America is very different from anything we experience in the states.  In the states you typically make an appointment for a specific time and you usually see the doctor around that time.    Or at least the nurse comes to get you and you do your waiting […]

Beautiful Cartagena

Posted on: Saturday, January 9th, 2010 in: Cruising Notes, Photos

Upon arrival in Cartagena, we quickly threw the anchor down in the most crowded anchorage we’ve ever been in (made sure the boat wasn’t dragging) and met my parents who were patiently waiting on shore.  Of course we had to clear customs, which you can only do through an agent, but that didn’t take long.  […]