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Fairy Chimneys at Pasabag, Cappadocia, Turkey
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11C frescos, Black Church, Goreme, Cappadocia
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Rolling stone in the undeground city, Cappadocia
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Glorious weather, glorious views, Cappadocia
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Part of the collapsed city of Zelve, Cappadocia
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Nicolette relaxing at Sileme cathedral, Cappadocia
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Solid rock columns in Sileme cathedral, Cappadocia
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The ampitheatre at Aspendos, Turkey

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In the Sea of Galilee
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Living the dream in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
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The Siq, Petra, Jordan
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The Treasury, Petra
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Relaxing in the Dead Sea
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The Pyramids, Giza, Egypt
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The Sphinx, Giza
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Transiting the Suez Canal

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Dusk in "pirate alley" Salalah to Aden
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Convoy formation
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17 of the 27 convoy yachts underway
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Bank of Italy - Massawa (damaged during revolution)
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Mosque at Suakin, Sudan
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A mini camel train in Oman
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Dolphins at Sataya Reef Egypt
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Ramses II, Abu Simbel, Egypt
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Temples of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari
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Temple of Isis at Philae, Lake Nasser, Aswan
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Carving at the temple of Haroeris and Sobek , Kom Ombo, Banks of the Nile
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Don't trust the driver, Edfu, Banks of the Nile
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Temple of Horus, Edfu (32m high)
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Colossi of Memnon, Luxor
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Hatshepsut's Temple (the only female ruler of Egypt)
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Hypostyle Hall (134 columns), Karnak Temple, Luxor
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Avenue of Sphinxes, Luxor Temple
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2 ruins
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Lunch in Aden
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Close enough!!

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The Taj Mahal
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Leopard at Ranthambore National Park, India
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Nicolette all alone at the Taj Mahal
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Bissau Palace, our hotel in Jaipur
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Amber fort , Jaipur
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Cows rule the roads in India
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Happy to be here
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Jantar Mantar observatory, Jaipur, one of the stone structures

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Mother and Child, Sarawak, Borneo

 

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A silver leaf monkey, Sarawak, Borneo

 
 

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Pitcher plant, Bako National Park, Borneo

 

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Dinner at the Eastern and Oriental, Penang, Malaysia

 

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Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
 
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Ta Prohm a temple in the jungle
 

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Some of the many faces of Bayon, Angkor Thom

 

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Bayon temple in the centre of Angkor Thom

 
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Guarding the entrance to Angkor Thom
 

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Banteay Srei has the most intricate carving

 

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Kbal Spean a carved riverbed

 

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Sunrise at Angkor Wat

 

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Marble buddha overlooking Phuket, Thailand

 

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At anchor in the Andaman Islands

 

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Nicolette on Neill Island, Andaman

 

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A sacred cow wondeering freely round Port Blair, Andaman Islands

 

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Cellular Jail, Port Blair incarcerated 350 freedom fighters in 19th and 20th C.

 

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On the beach at North Button, Andaman Islands

 

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A typical island beach in the Andamans

 

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Granite rocks at Koh Similan, Thailand

 

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A trishaw in Malacca

 
 

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Secure in Phi Phi Lee, Thailand

 
 

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"Chicken and Rice" on a banana leaf (1 a head!!)

 
 

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At Camel Island, Ao Nui, Thailand

 
 

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In the pink - leaving Darwin

 

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Our hosts in Alor, Timor, Indonesia

 

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A selection of Ikat scarves

 

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A typical greeting - Maumere, Flores

 

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Stilt house - Riung, Flores

 

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A sasando player from Rote near Kupang

 

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An offshore Indonesian fishing boat

 

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Paddy fields

 

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Another welcoming party

 

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Formal wear in Lombok

 

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Conch on the move

 

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Communal fishing - by hand!!

 

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Just the two of us

 

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Nicolette gone native

 

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A Komodo Dragon on Rinca Island

 

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Feasting on a buffalo

 

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Prambanan, Jogyakarta

 

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Borobudur, Yogyakarta

 

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A typical indonesian boat

 

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A bali dancer, Lovina, Bali

 

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A buffalo race

 

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Full moon hindu celebration, Belitung

 

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The rocks near or anchorag in Belitung

 

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Simon my bekat driver, Jogyakarta

 

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A salt water croc at Kakadu

 

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Rock art by ancieant aborigines

 

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Yellow River, Kakadu, resident

 

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Estimated at 2000 years old

 

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Perfect for getting a good night's sleep

 

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Giant clam

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Another perfect sunset

 

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Birthday boy 7 May 2008

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On the move

 

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Going "over the top" of Australia

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Another lovely anchorage

 

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Like the hat? Cook's lookout Lizard Island

 
 
 
 

 

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Katanne going into "storage" for 6 months

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Our home for over 3 months in New Zealand and Austrlia
 
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The blue lake in South Island, New Zealand
 
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Christchurch Cathedral, New Zeland
 
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Fox Glacier, South Island, New Zealand
 
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One of the many glacial rivers in South Island, New Zeland
 
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Yellow Eyed Penguin, Otago Bay, New Zeland
 
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Monitor lizard seen in both New Zeland and Australia
 
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Aboriginal painting (post 1971)
 
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One of many wild koala bears seen at Otway Peninsula, South Australia
 
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The elusive echidna, we saw only one in the wild in Australia
 
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The very elusive wombat. We didn't see any in the wild.
 
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We saw many kangaroos in the wild.
 
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A rosella
 
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An inquisitve possum on the decking of our friends house in Australia
 
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The 12 Apostles (only 6 left) on the Great Ocean Road, South Australia
 

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Nicolette and the waterfalls in a rainforest in Vita Luva, Fiji
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Seasnake in Niue
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Kitten being hoisted out at Niue
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Giant Clam
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Katanne at anchor in Tonga
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Family house in Tanna, Vanuatu

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Beach feast in Tanna, Vanuatu

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Traditional ceremony dress, Tanna, Vanuatu

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A humpback whale breaching off Niue, 250 miles East of Tonga

 

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A humpback whale "fluking" before making a deep descent

 

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3 humpback whales swimming between the yahcts in the anchorage at Niue

 

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An edible coconut (land) crab which could be 50 years old. Delicious

 

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Traditional Bora Bora dancers and Miss Bora Bora
 
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300 miles with no engine, new cutlass bearing fitted and all's well again
 
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Here's looking at you - and that's all they do thank goodness!!
 
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Well fed sting rays in Mo'orea, French Polynesia
 

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Tom and camera woman Nicolette, swimming with the sharks (extracted from a movie sequence)

 

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A lovely photo of the sting rays in Mo'orea

 

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A black tipped shark (the black tip is on the dorsal fin)

 

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Careful where you tread!! Tom surrounded by sting rays

 

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Black pearl from Rangiroa,, Tuomotos, french Polynesia

 

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Angel fish in Rnagiroa, Tuomotos

 

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Market Lady, Papeete, Tahiti

 

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A fine display of fish, Papeete market, Tahiti

 

 

 
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Tom and a giant tortoise, Santa Cruz, Galapagos

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A land iguana on South Plaza island, Galapagos

 

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A sign posted iguana crossing point from the beach to a lagoon

 

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10cm grasshopper at santa Cruz, Galapagos

 

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Two "old" friends relaxing. They could be 150 or more years old. Santa Cruz, Galapagos

 

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Nicolette diving in a submerged volcano "into the blue" in Gordon Rocks, Galapagos

 
 

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A Caldera with pinnacle rock in the background, Bartholemew, Galapagos

 

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A remarkable photo of a pelican at the point of take off taken by Nicolette whilst snorkelling.

 

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How many marine iguanas (only found in the Galapagos) are in this photo?

 
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Katanne ghosting along in light airs around the islands of the Galapagos
 
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Sea Lions swimming with us in the Galapagos
 

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Another very friendly Galapagos sea lion

 

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Polynesian Tiki, Fatu Hiva, Marquesas, French Polynesia

 
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Tikis protecting a house at Omoa, Fatu Hiva
 

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Beautiful drums at Fatu Hiva.

 
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Katanne in the Baie de Vierges, Fatu Hiva
 

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Typical San Blas Island
 
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Kuna Indians in an ulu, they carry a sail for going downwind
 
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A mola sold by the kuna. It is about 15" square
 

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Collecting fresh drinking water from a well on Green island, San Blas

 
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Taken by Nicolette just before her camera died from going too deep, she's replaced it with a new one
 
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Sunset in paradise
 
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The pacific lies ahead,, we acted as line handlers on "Linger Longer" for the Panama transit
 

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The last lock gates open - 8000 miles of the Pacific ahead

 

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This says it all ( a lovely photo taken by Nicolette)

 

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Wonderful balconies

 

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The Old City, Cartageana, Columbia

 

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Mud bath in Columbia

 

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Some nice scroll coral

 

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Sunset in Los Roques

 

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Katanne becalmed at anchor

 

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An 8lb Dorado, one of many fish we caught en route to Cartagena

 

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Floating in the mud with 2000ft beneath us

 
 

Floating in the mud with 2000ft of it beneath us

 

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Monjes del Sur anchorage 30 miles offshore

 

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The Aruba oil refinery anchorage

 

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Machu Picchu, Peru

 
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The "sundial" at Machu Picchu
 
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Mach Picchu from Wayna Picchu
 
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Inca wall detail
 
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The Royal Tomb, Machu Picchu
 
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Astrological site ("sundial" on top), Machu Picchu
 
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Machu Picchu with Wayna Picchu in the background
 
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Machu Picchu
 
 
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Machu Picchu
 
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Temple of the Moon, Machu Picchu
 
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Map of the Nasca Lines
 
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A Trapezoid (sometimes called the runway)
 
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The Spider, Nasca Lines, Peru
 

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"The Astronaut" Nasca Lines

 
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The Humming Bird, Nasca Lines
 

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"Two Hands" Nasca Lines

 
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The Condor, Nasca Lines
 
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Plaza d'Armes, Arequipa, Peru
 
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Ladies weaving in Cusco
 
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Reed boats, the floating islands of Uros, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia
 

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Reed houses on the floating islands, Bolivia

 
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Mummified body at the Necropolis, Chauchilla cemetary, Nasca
 

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The Cuy (guinea pig) I had for dinner, the national dish of Peru

 

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Convent of Santa Catalina, Lima, Peru

 

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Street dancing in Bolivia seen from our bus on the way to La Paz

 

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La Paz, Bolivia. The highest city in the world

 

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A typical cafe band, Cusco, Peru

 

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Sacsayhuaman, Cusco one of the many Inca sites in Peru

 

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Action at the 2006 Antigua Race Week
 
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Start of the 2006 Antigua Classics
 
 
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Mount Gay Rum Hat Party (Antigua)
 
 
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4ft Shark Sucker Fish under our keel
 
 
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Blue Tangs at Tobago Cays
 
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Green turtle at Tobago Cays
 

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Green Turtle going up for air

 
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"Green" because of the colour of it's flesh
 
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A shoal of fish
 
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Spotted Eagle Ray 6ft across but with no tail
 
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A lovely display of coral reef fish
 
 
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A jelly fish or is it an alien creature?
 

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A flying gurnard at Isla Cabrit

 

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Brain coral

 

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File fish at the Pitons St Lucia

 

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A gold spotted eel

 

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A king fish - this fed us lunch and dinner for over a week!!

 

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Our bimini which keeps out the sun, wind, rain and seas ( when going upwind).

 

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"Kiss" wind generator - gives us up to 15amps with 17kts wind

 

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Jerry cans and propane cylinders ( both sides of bow) We now have an extra 200 miles motoring range and 3 months of gas. Nicolette made the covers.

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Nicolette's artistry

 

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Plaza Vieja, Havana, Cuba. Close to our digs and the Cafe Muralla which brewed it's own beer.

 

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A ride a horse taxi which are very common in Cienfuegos to gether with "bike taxis"

 

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EL Marro fort, San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

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Pork bap Cuban style (for 10 pence)

 

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A bus in Havana, up to 300 people can be carried

 

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A happy (slightly drunk) Cuban street hustler

 

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The wide promenades of Cienfuegos (which hasn't suffered the dereliction of Havana)

 

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A dugout in the making ( found in the middle of the forest, Haiti)

 

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Cuban shrimping fleet sheltering in Cayo Cuevo, Cuba

 

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The view from our Casa Particulares, Havana, Cuba

 

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Ernest and the skipper at the El Floridita, Havana, Cuba

 

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A dugout with sail at Ile a Vache

 

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A housing estate on Ile a Vache, Haiti

 

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More of the housing estate, Ile a Vache Haiti

 

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Our anchorage at Ile a Vache, Haiti

 

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Slave huts in Bonaire

 

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Salt mounds (about 30ft high) in Bonaire

 

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Typical houses in Gran Roque

 

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Researching Puerto Rico (the book is "When I was a Puerto Rican"

 
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Bahia Redonda regatta 2005. On board Poco Andante with Keith and Randy
 
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Close hauled in light airs - the tell tales tell it all
 
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Pre start jostling
 
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Rousing the crew
 
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Johnny Depp eat your heart out (says Nicolette)
 
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Off to a good start
 
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Guard rail dollies !!
 

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Keith's (the skipper) party trick

 

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Canaima Lagoon, Venezuela This photo is large enough for a desktop background
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Us at Sappo Falls
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Table mountains (tepuis), Venezueala

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Sappo Falls, Venezuela

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Sappo Falls, Venezuela
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Nicolette behind Sappo Falls

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Up river to Angel Falls

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A curtain of water
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Nicolette and son Simon, behind Sappo falls
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Angel Falls (taken from the pool we were swimming in)
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Tom behind Sappo Falls, Venezuela

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"The Sheds" - Bomba de Marocha, Venezueala

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Katanne close hauled entering Admiralty Bay, Bequia
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One of the many uneatable baracuda we've caught

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Nicolette at rest

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Nonsuch Bay, Antigua
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Miss Anguilla in Anguilla
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A baracuda circling the boat
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Green turtle
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The remains of Plymouth, Monserrat
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Another day at the office
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A friendly lizard
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A nocturnal hermit crab -nonsuch bay
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Tesco's, St Lucia!
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Malgretout, St Lucia
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Gingerbread restaraunt, Bequia
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Our Christmas turkey, Bequia 2004
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Sunset, Bequia
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Friendship Bay, Bequia
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Admiralty Bay, Bequia
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The turkey ready for carving
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Another sunset
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Fishermen off to work
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Malgretout again
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The Pitons, St Lucia
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Mount Tiende seen from Gomera, Canary Isles
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Extinct volcano, Lanzarote
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Grasiosa harbour, Canary Isles
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Derosa limestone formation
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Grasiosa church
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One wall for one vine, Lanzarote
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Mount Tiende, Tenerife
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Another volcano
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Evening Sky
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Grasiosa
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Washday, Gibraltar
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Dolphins
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Katanne at Marina Bay, Gibraltar
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A light lunch
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Loyalty to Britain, Gibraltar
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Fish Market, Puerto Real, Spain
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More dolphins
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Washday (the same one)
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Cape Trafalgar
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Fresh Mackeral
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Lisbon snails
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A light snack
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Percebes (goose barnacles) for lunch
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Katanne - Before commissioning