Archive for August, 2008


The final leg

Sunday, August 31st, 2008
Almost exactly 2 wonderful years after setting off from Hong Kong with friends waving us off, on March 26th 2008 we entered One Degree 15 Marina on Sentosa Island, Singapore, to start the next era of our lives. Our dream trip covered 12,000 plus miles, 7 countries, hundreds of anchorages, 15 marinas and thankfully no pirates. The final month or so packed in three sets of visitors, a considerable amount of repairs to the boat and the last 500 miles down to Singapore via Langkawi and Penang.

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The final leg – by Alex

Sunday, August 31st, 2008
In Phang Na Bay on an island we visited with our cousins, I wanted to stay overnight on the beach, so I started to build a hut. It took so long and it was near dinner time so Mummy said no. Anyway it was too small to sleep in. In Phang Na bay we also visited hongs which is a tunnel leading to an open space in an island. We had to go through a pitch black tunnel with torches on kayaks. If the tide was too high we could not get through, and if the tide was too low the tunnel was too muddy. One of the hongs had two entrances – one by kayak at low tide, and one you could walk at high tide  
     

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The final leg – by Nikki

Sunday, August 31st, 2008
In Koh Hong we were with our cousins, Anne, Eric and Lucie. We had Tui Tai and they had rented a Sunsail boat. We took our dinghy to a cave and I found this entrance that was shaped like a fish because I was using my imagination, and if you look through the hole you can see the sea changes colour half way through.    
       

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