On Emirates First Class Brisbane to Barcelona, I travelled well, barring the unfortunate occurrence of leaving my mobile phone on charge in the lounge at Dubai. Sleeping arrangements are the best of any airline I have had the luxury to enjoy. Though, it was a … Continue readingLa Vida del Vagubondo, 2014.
I voyaged there on the good ship “Southern Cross” a traditional Scottish built motorsailer with twin Gardner diesels. We departed the d’Entrecasteux Channel and dipped down into the Southern Ocean for the westward passage to Port Davey. This is the gateway to the remote and … Continue readingPort Davey
For gallery of images click here. The fine yacht “Windrose” a 65 ft Andre Hoek design, built of alloy in Holland, beckoned for a charter to sail down the coast of Portugal from Lisbon to Faro on the famous Algarve Coast. This for me was … Continue readingRaining in Lisbon
La Vida del Vagubondo, 2014. I took Emirates First Class and had a good trip, barring the unfortunate occurrence of leaving my mobile phone on charge in the lounge, and was unsuccessful with its retrieval. The sleeping arrangements are the best I have ever experienced … Continue readingLa Vida del Vagubondo, 2014
For images go to gallery here. It is the end of September, 2013. I am aboard a 65ft ketch, cruising the Balearic Islands off the southeast coast of Spain, in the Mediterrranean Sea. Our itinery includes a circumnavigation of the island of Ibiza, and a … Continue reading“Vida del Vagabondo”, a Gourmet Circumnavigation of Ibiza on “Miaplacidus”.
I first saw a Pygmy Seahorse diving from a Mike Ball boat, the “Spoilsport” on a trip to the Bismark Sea, at the northern reaches of Papua Niu Guinea. We dived around New Ireland, and New Hanover on a circumnavigation, departing from Kavieng. I recall … Continue readingSave the Pygmy Seahorses
“Astride the Equator”. March 28 to April 5, 2013. Gallery Selamat Pagi! Good Morning, in Indonesian. Welcome to my blog, www.beyondeyelevel.com . Imagine a dive expedition to a far away land, with myriads of islands, set in tranquil blue seas teaming … Continue reading“Astride the Equator”