Category: Medical Service Experiences

Sailing in a Hurry in the Caribbean

Night sailing from Trinidad to Grenada We were worried during our passage near the oil rig platforms after leaving Trinidad. We made sure we sailed at least 10 miles east of the oil platforms which is farther from Venezuela. We

Posted in Caribbean Islands, Medical Service Experiences, Sailings

Ready for Sailing to Cabo Verde, Singer Cesaria Evora’s Island

(November 26, 2017) After seeing a reasonable weather forecast, we decided to sail to Cabo Verde on November 27th. This is the island I first got to know by listening to a CD about 20+ years. At that time, being

Posted in Atlantic Islands, Medical Service Experiences, Sailings

Canary Islands Immigration Clearance (Schengen Agreement), Adventure at Papagayo Beach, and Medical Fee

Most of the cruisers in the Canary Islands are citizens of European Union. We (US Citizens) are among the few non-EU cruisers here. We can stay in any combined EU countries during a six month period for a total of

Posted in Atlantic Islands, Medical Service Experiences, Sailings

Azores 100: Sailing in the Azores

Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning when I wake up, I am reborn. — Mahatma Gandhi (October 2, 1869 – January 30, 1948) (July 15 to September 20, 2017): A German cruiser once

Posted in Atlantic Islands, Medical Service Experiences, Sailings

My Experiences of Clothes, Food, Water, and Medical Bills in Rio Dulce, Guatemala (February to April 2016)

“All sorts of bodily diseases are produced by half-used minds.” — George Bernard Shaw, Irish Playwright (1856-1950) Clothes are real cheap in Rio Dulce. Most of the stores sell second hand clothes that appeared to be brought from the USA.

Posted in Central America, Medical Service Experiences, Sailings