national & state parks

Mother Nature creates the best eye candy and we love everything outdoors. For us, not much beats a day (or 12) in a National or State Park.

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sailing around the world

It’s Not Goodbye, It’s Just Until Next Time – Sailing With Friends

July 8, 2018 36

I hate that looming sense of knowing that something good is coming to an end. Sort of like the last few…

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Banos Ecuador Waterfalls

Baños, Flying High & Getting Wet

June 17, 2018 17

Baños is the adventure capital of Ecuador, so we knew it would be a good stop.  We just didn’t know it…

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adventures in Cotopaxi Ecuador

My Lungs Are Screaming! Epic Volcano Hiking

June 15, 2018 22

Stunning is one of many words I could use to describe the Andes Mountains of Ecuador. It seems with every bend…

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exploring ecuador

We’re In The Andes! The Culture Shock I’ve Been Craving

June 3, 2018 11

I never imagined my first trip to the world’s longest continental mountain range would be while traveling around the world in…

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Pirates, Forts and Black Jesus – Sailing Portobelo

January 7, 2018 34

Portosmello.  That’s how fellow sailors described our destination.  It seemed a harsh nickname for a place that once enticed the most…

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sailing and diving panama

Heavenly Days – Sailing, Diving & Boatloads of Fish

December 10, 2017 37

It’s been spectacular, but the time has come to move along.  We’ve provisioned up, have our zarpe (that’s boat lingo for…

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chocolate dreams panama

Chocolate Dreams – A Willy Wonka Jungle

December 3, 2017 9

It’s our last couple days in the Bocas Del Toro area and we’ve been bobbing about at anchor anxiously waiting on…

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sailing life

Dirty Jobs & Superman Swim Throughs

November 19, 2017 17

Life on a sailboat is anything but typical. However, there are so many things that are typical of the sailing lifestyle. …

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bastimentos bat cave

Back At Boat Life: New Crew, Repairs & A Freaky Cave

November 5, 2017 24

The Boquete road trip is over and it’s as if we never left.  The elevation hasn’t even had time to wear…

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Jason and Nikki Wynn explore Panama

Getting High Above The Clouds – Volcan Baru

October 29, 2017 28

We’ve been living on a sailboat for well over a year now and our lungs have acclimated to sea level and…