Paradise WiFi: 5 Cheapest Internet Cafes In French Polynesia

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Communication with the outside world can often be a problem in French Polynesia. The phone coverage is very poor on most islands and the internet connection is even worse. Prepaid internet is very expensive – too expensive for us. That’s …

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We are on the telly!!!

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  Dear Friends. If you can stand our faces for almost one hour, than check out Ben Fogle’s tv program New Lives in the Wild on Channel 5 on August 10th at 9pm (London time). If you miss it, you can …

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Our book is now available!

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    Our recent appearance on Ben Fogle’s New Lives in the Wild introduced the idea of budget sailing to a whole new audience – an audience who may have never considered the possibility that such a dream could be made a …

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Sailing over lemons

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Before I became a wandering sea gypsy, I owned a farm in the Alpujarra Mountains in Southern Spain where I trained Andalucian horses. Shortly after I bought the place, Chris Stewart the former drummer of the rock group Genesis, published …

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Spending the cyclone season in the South Pacific

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I am writing a quick note because of the large number of concerned emails we are getting these days regarding Pam, the big cyclone that hit Vanuatu. We are far away and the cyclone did not affect us at all. …

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Anchoring in coral

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The coral atolls are simply fantastic. Nobody can argue with that. Well, except maybe your anchor chain. While you will learn to love every fish and every view, your anchor chain will learn to hate every coral head and every …

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Sailing to Tahiti? Don’t forget…

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Hello everybody! This is a letter I wrote for the PPJ Yahoo Group and now I’m posting it here as well, hoping that someone will stumble upon it and find it helpful… * * * This is our 8th month …

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Best Books About Affordable Cruising

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Every Cruiser used to be a Dreamer. He knew that the Life on the Sea could suit him. When he looked at the sea he could easily imagine himself sailing toward the horizon. Then one day our Would-Be Cruiser decides to take …

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Welcome to our new web page!

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Welcome aboard…………………………… Welcome to the story of our humble adventures.  They may not read like Pirates of the Caribbean, but they do have the advantage of being true.  Life at sea is nothing like how most people picture it.  Some …

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