According to UNESCO, the Komodo National Park is home to approximately 5,700 Komodo Dragons, so-named because of their intimidating looks and aggressive behavior. The Komodo is currently the largest lizard on the planet, weighing up to 70kg (150lb) and averaging a length of 2 to 3 metres (or up to 10 medium-sized feet). A survey … Sigue leyendo Recent study shows Komodo Dragon prefers fried rice over live prey
Three years ago I was on the beautiful island of Rote, Indonesia, with my mate Furlong, a.k.a. Sasha Mandinga, discussing with some Aussie surfers the feasibility of flying to Australia to learn how to sail and get jobs as deckhands. We had been enjoying touring across Indonesia on our motorbikes but realized that such an … Sigue leyendo Down the corporate ladder and up the yard ladder
Here are some pictures of Nagai ,specifically Eagle Harbour, our first ascent (1701ft) and Mist Harbour. We had to come back to Sand Point due to some issues with our watermaker and the satellite phone, but will be back out this Sunday, after the "cincou de meiyou" celebrations here.
Four years ago, my brother, some friends and I went to the World Cup in Brazil. I then thought it extremely overrated and determined I would never go to a World Cup again. Yet, here I am, in Sand Point, Alaska, helping prepare a sailing yacht to cross over to Kamchatka and partake in the … Sigue leyendo From Sand Point, Alaska, to the FIFA World Cup
With another sailing adventure on the horizon (from Sand Point, Alaska to Petropavlovsk Kamchatka), I again find myself full of unfinished material I've been meaning to publish on this blog, such as video, photos and stories from my Indian Ocean crossing. As a first step in this effort, here is some footage taken from Cocos … Sigue leyendo Cocos (Keeling) to Rodrigues
Hmmm… Ubud ¿qué puedo decir sobre Ubud? Seguramente no le dí la oportunidad que debiera, pero no me gustó o, mejor dicho, casi no me gustó. Aprovechamos la visita de una amiga a Bali y que Clarita, la bride to be, se había ido a Ubud a otra sesión de relajación y piñas coladas para hacer … Sigue leyendo Ubud: ¿shanti shanti o ganas de regurgitar?