Month: May 2017
Posted on May 31, 2017
Up the Rio Charges
“Well, I absolutely cannot get up that river—I draw almost eight feet!” We heard so many reports from people adamant about the dangers of crossing into the Chagres River—that only catamarans can go, that the bar at the …
Posted on May 26, 2017
Be line handlers for us!
Hey–we’ve got our date to transit the Canal! June 14. What are you up to? Do you want to transit with us? We’ll feed you really well!
Updated on May 22, 2017
Some of the ugly.
We used up some phone minutes in the past few days, calling friends back in Madison. They were really enthusiastic about our “huge adventure,” and wanted to know all the details of whatever exciting thing we’d done that …
Posted on May 17, 2017
We’re back to the land of internet, hanging out at Shelter Bay Marina while we clean up, restock, and get organized for our Canal transit. We hope to not go through the Canal for a bit–there’s still some …
Posted on May 10, 2017
Cost to cruise: April
Welcome to Latin America, my friends, where the living is cheap! We’ve spoken to other cruisers who find Panama on the expensive side, especially in comparison to Mexico. We have no complaints on our end. Our numbers for …