Six months ...Jules
Tuesday saw us six months from Maryport. And we spent the day in a place that couldn't have been more different. A guy we've met called Michael has a 68 acre property in the middle of Trinidad, at Talparo, where he's planted teak and mahogany and various fruits, and he invited us out for a visit.
Hurrying up and waiting ...Jules
30/05/2009, 11 19'N:56 56'W, Trinidad
Well, we had a good party for my birthday. And I got the most amazing, and much appreciated, present . 40 tonnes of water! Mike had been trying to organise it most of the day and, after a few delays a boat, the Kathryn M, came alongside - just as the party guests were arriving. It took about an hour to fill up all the tanks and we ended up having to pay for just the water and not the boat, which was a real result and was definitely better than having to go into the dock.
Yet another week ...Jules
Not a great deal to report over the last week. I guess we're just getting used to being on our own on the boat again; the first time in ... I can't remember! (Have to make the most of it too as on Thursday we're getting a couple of Indonesian workers for a week who will be staying on board and, hopefully, finishing off all the chipping and banging.)
Passing on Lifelines on the Journey of a Lifetime