Impressions of our last weeks in LasPalmas

Sunnysail mantling the new spray hoodvery carefullyand finally removing the protecting plastic sheetto have a clear view 💪the double sized solar panels Lothar a German fellow passing by from a working day at the anchoragewe had a coffee in this bar in downtown LP , I liked the interior especially the unusual monkey lamps Jet …

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Sailing, anchoring and enjoying boat life

June 09 - June 22, 2020; 2947 nm and 459 days after departure from La Rochelle Unbelievable, but we eventually managed to escape from our dear lockdown home Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Finally saying goodbye to all the nice people we met and having a last coffee at the Sailors bar, a last washing …

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Impressions of our new freedom II

30 boats at anchor in the little bay next to the marina, what a change!The British couple Emily and Dan from the platform next door, enjoying a platform beerthe football TVand the crowd watching and eatingHugo is helping Norbert getting the solar panels to Sunny the sailmaker who's also welding aluminiumchaos in the salon just …

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Progressing towards the “new normality”

May 24 - June 08 , 2020; 2899 nm and 445 days after departure from La Rochelle Life feels so good! Busy city, busy streets, crowded beaches and noisy construction sites! Who would have thought that we'd be happy about such (usually annoying) circumstances? Definitely nobody and yet we enjoy it! Let's see for how …

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A few impressions of corona lock down

birthday tableso sweet!alotofemptydesertedlonesomestreets the marinaus enjoying ususing the sun to preheat my iron pot in which I bake the braedanother breadmask sewingand binding ironingDr. Sabinesome seeds ready to sproutand some sprouts ready to eat El Capitanos working area, the monitor is not yet installedwildlife in the marinaand the beach where we're not allowed to go …

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