S/V Bluebottle

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Dry Land, Red Earth 1

24 May 2013
It has been a long time since I posted anything here; Adrienne and I have been occupied learning how to teach in Engawala, 180 Km NE of Alice Springs, in the heart of the Australian continent.

My apologies to those of our friends who have followed this blog. Since I can can only upload one photo per posting, I'll post them one at a time, to give you a glimpse of the ocean of orange-red dirt that surrounds our "house-boat", our "dinghy" of a 4-wheel drive.

If you drove a nail right into Alice Springs on a map of Australia, I reckon it would hang about right on the wall ...

Vessel Name: BLUEBOTTLE (ex-Aura)
Vessel Make/Model: Lidgard 49' steel ketch
Hailing Port: Hobart
Crew: Adrienne Godsmark and Joe Blake
We have completed our trans-Pacific voyage - from Panama to Hobart via Ecuador, Mexico, French Polynesia, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu and Bundaberg, and are now pausing before resuming land life. [...]
When the port authorities here were approached to renew our Panamanian boat registration, they said "You can't call your boat Aura - that's taken" so we decided to call her Bluebottle! If you know the Goons, you know of Bluebottle, that little twit! He was always getting into trouble with his thin [...]
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Who: Adrienne Godsmark and Joe Blake
Port: Hobart