Kate

Kate

professional mariner | full-time traveller | part-time blogger | amateur photographer | semi-circumnavigator | happy wife | made in South Africa

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Touring Tikal

Touring Tikal

From Flores we took a bus to Tikal National Park: “It is one of the largest archaeological sites and urban centers of the pre-Columbian … View Post
The Long Way Round

The Long Way Round

Once we completed our last charters it was off to the other side of the world again – this time, and for the first time, … View Post
Bye Bye Belize

Bye Bye Belize

The charter season is over in Belize and the boats are on their way to the Rio, in Guatemala, for their annual maintenance.  I … View Post
Private Paradise

Private Paradise

Ranguana Caye is a beautiful little private island, our favourite in the South. It is situated 29km/18 miles, about one hour speedboat ride, from … View Post
Go Slow

Go Slow

“Go Slow” is the motto of a small island, in the north of Belize, named Caye Caulker. It’s a few hours sail south … View Post
A Sailing Vacation

A Sailing Vacation

After a relaxed evening in Texan Bay we motored straight up to Nana Juana Marina and hauled Melody out onto the hard stand. We … View Post
Texan Bay

Texan Bay

We motored slowly up the river for most of the morning and, instead of heading straight to the marina for haul out, we decided … View Post
Rollin’ up the Rio

Rollin’ up the Rio

We didn’t stay in Livingston for long. After a few hours of formalities, food and exploring the small town, we started motoring up … View Post
Going to Guatemala

Going to Guatemala

As soon as we got off charter we had to get Melody ready to leave Belize. The Belizean authorities only give you a three … View Post
Down Time in The Cayes

Down Time in The Cayes

Some charters are full on, with hardly a moment to spare in between all the activities, meal preparation, cleaning, sailing and entertaining guests. Others, … View Post
Back to Belize

Back to Belize

We got straight back to work as soon as we arrived in Belize. We seriously enjoy our jobs, running charters, and after 3 months in … View Post
Family & Friends

Family & Friends

All things must come to an end and so did our time with family and friends in South Africa. We returned to Central America … View Post
Inverroche

Inverroche

On our way out of Stilbaai we stopped at Inverroche Distillery. Inverroche basically means the meeting of water (the Celtic word “inver”) and rock (… View Post
Stilbaai

Stilbaai

Stilbaai (direct English translation: Still Bay) has hosted some our best holidays, always including good friends and good surfing. We like to stop there … View Post
Ou Meul Bakkery

Ou Meul Bakkery

We stopped at Ou Meul Bakkery in Riviersonderend on our road trip. It came highly recommended by Chris and Carla and is definitely well … View Post
Road Trip

Road Trip

We spend most of our time outside of South Africa but, whenever we go home, we are always blown away by it’s beauty. … View Post
Anne en Francoin Trou

Anne en Francoin Trou

One of the many positives about being back in SA was the opportunity to celebrate love and life with our friends. We had originally … View Post
Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

I finally got my external hard drive back! That means I can start posting all the good stuff from our 3 month stay in South … View Post
TTSA 2014: Part 4 – Cape Town

TTSA 2014: Part 4 – Cape Town

This is actually a double throwback to January 2013, a morning in Cape Town city, with the Winterbach family. It was especially special because Lesley, … View Post
TTSA 2014: Part 3 – Die Plaas

TTSA 2014: Part 3 – Die Plaas

We have a dream… another one. Our dream is to have a farm/piece of land one day. We discovered one particular piece of … View Post