Boat Trip : The Summary 3/3

Boat Trip : The Summary 3/3

The final installment of posts about our charter! You can read Summary 1/3 here, or 2/3 here. (For anyone wondering where we actually are — we are leaving Dalat, Vietnam tomorrow morning to head back to Saigon, where we will visit with Eric’s friend. We are considering settling in Saigon for the rest of our trip.)

16. Koh Hong : December 28th, 2014 – Koh Hong was the beginning of our venturing in Phang Nga Bay, a picturesque area that is characterized by towering rocky cliffs and an endless number of small islands.  When we first started out on the boat, I found navigating by sight pretty doable. Match what you see in front of you to the islands and land on the chart. Not too hard.  But the second I got up here I was lost. There were so many islands that I found it impossible to figure out where we were on the chart at any given time.  Good thing we had an expert on board.

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Boat Trip : The Summary 1/3

Boat Trip : The Summary 1/3

Sorry for the silence.

We recently finished our one month catamaran charter in the Andaman Sea, and are currently in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. We’ll put together more blog posts in the near future to fill you in on our adventures up to this point.

While on the boat, we rarely had access to the Internet, and had limited access to electricity to charge our numerous devices.  The result was that everybody spent nearly the whole month without using our electronics. I believe it set some sort of record for this family.

Everyone coped by doing a lot of swimming, snorkeling, hunting for hermit crabs, reading (sometimes the same book over and over again, because books were in short supply as well), a little bit of game playing (a game called SET seemed to be the favorite), and a fair amount of squabbling (of course).

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