Month: November 2014

Busiest shipping lane in the world – Singapore!

  November 25th: We spent the night anchored off Nongsa Point on the island of Batam, which is just across from Singapore. After a pretty sleepless night (me) stressing about towing another boat across the busiest shipping lane in the world, we got up at 4:00am ready for a 5:00am start. However it was still …

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Tanjung Pinang (capital of Riau Islands Province)

November 20th: Picked up at 8:00am in the water taxi with all the other remaining rally participants, there is now 11 boats left out of the original 23. We were taken across to Sennggarang which is a large village of houses on stilts over the water. Some houses quite nice and others ramshackle huts. As we …

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