So it’s been a while. QUITE a while, in fact. I might have made a blog post last spring, all about how we were getting ready to get the Buffalo out of Japan, finally, and on to Alaska for the summer cruising season. You might have noticed that this did not happen.Read More Japan to alaska
Our last post was January 2020. We all know what happened next! But finally, over a year later, we have some new cruising plans to report.Read More COVID Interruptus
There are approximately 180,000 temples and shrines in Japan. On a per capita basis that’s more than the number of churches and synagogues in the US. Like churches and synagogues, temples and shrines are very different.Read More Japan: Is it a Shrine, a Temple, or Both?
We spent our first three months in Japan island-hopping at a leisurely pace between Ishigaki (our port of entry) and the mainland island of Kyushu, where we are now.Read More Cruising Japan’s Southwestern Island Chain
After making the 2.5-day passage together from Raja Ampat, Indonesia to Koror, Palau, I spent a week with Stan, at anchor in the gorgeous Rock Islands and snorkeling in its pristine waters.Read More Palau to Ishigaki, Japan