Month: October 2014

Borneo adventure Orangutans, Gibbons, Probiscus Monkeys, Kingfishers, Hornbills and more

Octsober 22nd: Wasn’t too bad a night, Robbie claimed he didn’t get much sleep because of Peter’s snoring but I heard a lot of snoring coming from my starboard side, so not sure how much sleep was had! Robbie likened the sound of Peters snoring to being on a passage on Southern Star with the …

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Crazy ships, floating Mosques, moving Islands, Whale Sharks, and last but not least, a fish caught –

Octsober 17th: This overnight passage was a bit of a shock after all our easy day cruising in the calm waters of Indonesia, we were both very tired. On our approach to Bawean Island Robbie went really close to a FAD (Fish Attracting Device) and Lo and behold we hooked up. The reel was screaming …

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Only 1 wife, Monkeys getting it on, and Lombok Ferrari’s

October 3rd: Day 3 of Octosober so far so good. Today I got up at 5am and cleaned all the inside of the windows, all the couches and benches, amazing how many little tops there are. Especially in the pilot house. They are all covered in the non-slip matting and it traps the dust so …

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Oh Not diesel again, Tax and Octsober day 2

October 2nd: Got up at 5:30am and started downloading bank statements so I could complete our tax return information for the accountant and the quarterly BAS returns. I dread this paper work, for someone who loved book keeping and financial returns, I have developed a sincere hatred of it now. But we have Tony and …

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