Kate

Kate

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

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TTSA 2014: Part 2 – Brampton Wines

TTSA 2014: Part 2 – Brampton Wines

If you didn’t read my last post, and you haven’t figured out the title yet, “TTSA” means “Throwback to South Africa”. This … View Post
Throwback to S.A. 2014 : Part 1

Throwback to S.A. 2014 : Part 1

We got back to Belize, from South Africa, about 3 weeks ago and during that time, every free moment in between work and travelling, I … View Post
National Geographic Traveller Magazine

National Geographic Traveller Magazine

At the beginning of the year Helen Warwick, deputy editor of Nat Geo Traveller UK, and her husband joined BSV for a honeymoon … View Post
Charter Life

Charter Life

The day we arrived back in Belize, after the Caribbean Sea crossing, we got the news that Rufus’ mom was ill. None of us … View Post
Trinidad to Belize

Trinidad to Belize

Moving from country to country, working expat contracts and being relocated (or choosing to relocate) has taught us to let go of things and … View Post
Belize Navidad

Belize Navidad

When we returned to Belize from our Cuba trip, we went straight back into work. We started with a tandem Christmas charter for … View Post
5 favourite travel apps

5 favourite travel apps

Many people we meet are heavily reliant on a multitude of apps to make their travels easier. Others refuse to use them because&… View Post
SIDE CAR

SIDE CAR

In the previous post I said that on our last day in Cuba we ticked off all the remaining “to do’s” on our … View Post
La Habana Farewell

La Habana Farewell

On our last day in Cuba, back in Havana City, we crammed in all the activities we hadn’t yet ticked off our … View Post
Malecon

Malecon

“El Malecon, officially Avenida de Maceo, is a promenade, roadway and seawall, which stretches for 8km along the coast of Havana. It runs … View Post
Valle del Silencio

Valle del Silencio

On the second and last day of our stay in Vinales we rented bicycles and explored the surrounding countryside. As cruisers we are very … View Post
Viñales

Viñales

Viñales was the highlight of our trip to Cuba. The hustle and bustle of La Habana is fascinating and exciting but the peace &… View Post
Cuba continued

Cuba continued

La Habana Vieja, or Old Habana, is exactly what it’s title suggests, the oldest part of the city. Over the course … View Post
Shocking Endings and New Beginnings

Shocking Endings and New Beginnings

The initial purpose of this blog was to keep our family informed and involved in our travels. It’s the easiest, fastest way to … View Post
SAN CRISTOBAL

SAN CRISTOBAL

When we finally got through Cuban immigration (apparently EVERYONE from the African continent has Ebola, according to all the non African countries&… View Post
CUBA LIBRE!

CUBA LIBRE!

Over the December holidays we were planning on returning to South Africa for my best friend’s wedding. It turns out that flights across … View Post
Lobster Love

Lobster Love

As mentioned in the previous post, we are currently based in Belize, running catamaran charters up and down the islands. On every charter I … View Post
Happy New Year

Happy New Year

We are working in Belize at the moment, running all inclusive catamaran charters. Belize is an idyllic sailing ground, with the second longest … View Post
A Good Year

A Good Year

2014 has been a busy (hence the limited, sporadic blog posting :/ ) blessed year: We left our “real” life of expat work in Zambia for our “… View Post
Melody

Melody

working on a boat refit is definitely not glamorous and it’s not always fun but there are a few things that can put … View Post