Monthly Archives: June 2012

Ascension Island

Ascension Island is, to be sure, a really interesting place. Volcanic rock and ash dominate almost every view from anywhere, except the very top at Green Mountain. There is one of the most unusual mixtures of wildlife you’ll see anywhere: … Continue reading

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St Helena

A few days on St Helena were spent driving around on the uniquely dangerous roads,messing as much as we could. The contrast between the green heights and the arid edges was spectacular.

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Cape Town and on to the ship.

And so a final walk around downtown Cape Town on a quiet Sunday morning and onto the boat, or rather back to the holes to pick up our stuff, then to the Mission to Seafarers to check in with the … Continue reading

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All at sea.

Now that we’ve been at sea for a couple of days I’m starting to understand the routine. It consists mostly of eating, however there are a variety of meals to be eaten and locations to eat them in, which adds … Continue reading

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