The bridges gang up against us for our season finale
Author: Wining with Mel
Happy New Year, friends! When we left off in November, we were in Grenada, slowly getting back into the swing of liveaboard life. Mel continued to be a translation machine from the boat, and we worked through the never-ending list of boat jobs, including: * replacing our house batteries after frying one of them due [...]
WE’RE BACK! Grenada boat life: Week 1
We’re back in the Caribbean and it feels so good! [New here? Check out our backstory] On November 10, we flew down to Grenada. As usual, the week leading up to our departure was crazy getting the house ready to run as an AirBnb in our absence, then driving down to southern Ontario for David’s [...]
Our COVID-19 year at home
Here's what we've been up to for the past year.
An exercise in flexibility
The final installment of our 2019-2020 season, with our three-day passage from the USVIs to Bequia, via Martinique.
Back in February, when coronavirus was barely a blip on the radar, we were still in the BVIs, after finally making our annual escape from SXM. We love St. Martin but it seems to have a magnetic pull that keeps us from exploring further afield, so when we finally leave we wonder what the heck [...]
The Great Escape
Covid-19 dramatically changes our end-of-season plans
FAQ: “Are you coming home??”
We’ve had a lot of messages over the past few days asking if we’re coming home. And the short answer is no. At least, not right away.
Snorkeling the Channel Islands, BVI
We go snorkeling, see some amazing creatures, find the best Painkiller in the BVIs and go rum tasting!
Falling for the British Virgin Islands
We leave St. Martin for the BVIs, and in our first week encounter dolphins, curious cats, and flamingoes!