The Adventures of Dave and Alexandra

Who: David & Alexandra
Port: Halifax, Nova Scotia
We're always Somewhere South of Somewhere.

The Banyan Love is Growing.

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but we're not Tweeting or Instagramming.

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Our friends Paul and Sheryl Shard, of Distant Shores, are incredible producers of their very own TV Show.

If you haven't already, check them out.

Their DVD's are informative and fun to watch as they travel to all four corners of the world.

You might even find Banyan in some of them!!
05 June 2016 | Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
02 June 2016 | Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
30 May 2016 | Devil's Tower, Wyoming
26 May 2016 | Badlands and Black Hills, South Dakota, USA
21 May 2016 | Spruce Woods Provincial Park, Manitoba, Canada
16 May 2016 | Winkler, Manitoba, Canada
13 May 2016 | Jacksonville, Florida, USA
06 May 2016 | The Landing at Ortega River, Jacksonville, Florida
16 April 2016 | Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, Bahamas
31 March 2016 | Bahamas
03 March 2016 | Long Island, Bahamas
29 February 2016 | Abraham's Bay, Mayaguana, Bahamas
25 February 2016 | Sapodilla Bay, Providenciales, TCI
23 February 2016 | Sapodilla Bay, Providenciales, TCI
22 February 2016 | Cockburn Harbour, South Caicos, TCi
19 February 2016 | Las Terrenas, SamanĂ 

Happy is We !!

25 February 2012 | Halifax
Alex, windy and cold.
Let's start today's post with the Photo Caption; poster found @ The Binnacle display @ The Halifax International Boat Show...

"What happens at the Boat Show, stays at the Boat Show"

So we sadly cannot tell you about all the things that we bought.
Like perhaps the AIS and VIking LIfe Raft ?
Oops, my fingers type too fast sometimes.

Happy is We.

It was kind of anticlimactic - the Boat Show that is.
In that, after having been to both the Miami and Annapolis Boat Shows...
And well, the Annapolis one had Painkillers and hot sunny warm weather and so many boats to clamber in and out of that we actually gave up, and had another Painkiller, but that's another story.

At the Halifax Boat show there was sadly, only ONE sailboat to view.
4 years ago, there were 3. Not that we needed to be looking at boats (we have our lovely Banyan) but still...

I guess what's changed is us. Funny how that happens when you make a goal, have a dream, and take that step? All big things start with one step. Well, all things, big or little, start with a step...

Last year we were still looking, and wondering, and what if and when if and how, and, and, and... This year we walked around with a purpose, a list of things to buy... and c'est tout. In and out. Voila !

Funny what a year can do! Funny what 4 years can do - four years ago we didn't even know each other.

And so we celebrated our 4 year anniversary and Valentine's with our usual dinner @ The Keg. Why break with tradition?

Besides, this would be our last ever time @ The Keg. Which is okay, as the steak was mediocre, but the Escargot Stuffed Mushroom divine...

Now it's time to flip the calendar Page on Valentine's and Anniversaries and Boat Shows and February - we're gearing up for some major changes in March. Stay tuned !
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Vessel Name: Banyan
Vessel Make/Model: Jeanneau 40 Sun Odyssey
Hailing Port: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Crew: David & Alexandra
About:
Welcome Aboard. I'm Alexandra, and if I'm not out Adventuring with Camera in Hand, or cheffing up a storm in my galley, I'm looking to pirate some WiFi to upload our latest tales (with way too many photos) about our most recent adventures. [...]
Extra: CHART YOUR COURSE: Our destiny is shaped by our thoughts and actions. We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails.
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The Adventures of Dave and Alexandra

Who: David & Alexandra
Port: Halifax, Nova Scotia
We're always Somewhere South of Somewhere.

The Banyan Love is Growing.

http://www.hitwebcounter.com/htmltutorial.php
WebPage Visits

We're on Facebook

Sailing Banyan

but we're not Tweeting or Instagramming.

Should We #HashTag?

Our friends Paul and Sheryl Shard, of Distant Shores, are incredible producers of their very own TV Show.

If you haven't already, check them out.

Their DVD's are informative and fun to watch as they travel to all four corners of the world.

You might even find Banyan in some of them!!