IN SAUDI ARABIA

I am in Saudi Arabia for a short job, inspecting a couple of ships.  Its quite warm and everything is covered in sand, not really my type of place but I should be able to top up the boat fund and carry on preparing for next summer. Anyway, I went offshore yesterday and got marooned … Continue reading IN SAUDI ARABIA

BEAR ENOUGH

A wonderful day of bear encounters of the best kind.  I have been pumped up all day, exciting stuff. This morning I followed the forestry workers to the trailhead leading to Anan falls.  I checked in, handed over my permit and received the safety briefing.  Then I headed up the trail, I was a bit … Continue reading BEAR ENOUGH

SIDE TRIP TO NOWHERE

This morning opened wet and misty, a constant wet drizzle and visibility reduced to about half a mile.  I decided to take a side trip up Dundas Sound to the West Arm where there should be a good anchorage and some great views of the mountains beyond. After a short motor in calm conditions I … Continue reading SIDE TRIP TO NOWHERE

ARRIVED PELICAN

Porcupine Cove provided a peaceful night.  The waterfall woke me up a couple of times, I thought it was wind one time and another time thought it was a boat coming alongside.  I think I was sleeping lightly due to all the action yesterday and frustration at not making it to White Sulphur Hot Springs.  … Continue reading ARRIVED PELICAN