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The Big Trip

 Andra   May 14, 2022

On Thursday 17th February 2022 we left Mindelo for Barbados. We were 1 of 4 boats who left on the same day. Two of the...

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Where's our Mistress?!

 Andra   May 12, 2022

So on January 30th we arrived in the Cape Verdes! Finally we were safe! Nothing bad could happen to us! Wrong. Read More

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Mindelo

 Andra   May 12, 2022

Mindelo is be a lovely place but it cannot be compared to the Canaries. Coming from the Canary Islands where everything was reasonably priced...

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Bye Bye Europe

 Andra   February 14, 2022

On Monday 24th January 2022 we started our real adventure. Excitedly, we left at 11 in the morning with me at the ...

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El Hierro

 Andra   February 14, 2022

So on the 10th January 2022 we left to El Hierro. It was a beautiful sunny day. The only problem was that there was no...

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Tenerife 2.1

 Andra   January 23, 2022

On 2nd December 2021 we embarked on our extremely long journey to San Miguel, Tenerife of 5 hours. I couldn’t wa...

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La Gomera

 Andra   January 23, 2022

La Gomera is my favourite island closely followed by La Palma.

What makes these islands so special are the people. Both the...

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La Palma Volcano

 Andra   January 3, 2022

On Sunday 19th September at 3:15 a new volcano in Cumbrevieja, La Palma erupted. We were minding our own business watc...

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La Palma

 Andra   January 2, 2022

La Palma is one of my favourite islands in the Canaries. It really does uphold to its name of ‘La Isla Bonita’ or ‘The Beau...

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Silent Night

 Andra   December 15, 2021

For the 1st time we actually left on the day that we were supposed to and didn’t stay one month in a place! Time...

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Tenerife

 Andra   August 28, 2021

On 15th August 2021 we finally left for Tenerife. The 1st part was a bit choppy because we were...

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The Big City

 Andra   August 14, 2021

So we woke up the next morning after the trip and went to Karin and Eric’s at 10am. We talked and they told us they saw whales on the t...

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Fuerteventura to Gran Canaria

 Andra   July 8, 2021

Eric and Karin had left. Ben and Tes had left. Joel, Ariadna and Noe had left. So it was time for us to go from Gran Tarajal. There were 2 op...

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The Black and White Island

 Andra   June 11, 2021

Lanzarote is out of this world. You feel that you’re on another planet. There are barely any green spaces. Outside of the towns and cit...

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Climbing up the Mast

 Andra   June 10, 2021

My dad loves adventure and doing “dangerous” things but there are just 1 or 2 things he has a fear of. Number 1 is loss of contro...

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Saltwater & Electrics

 Andra   June 9, 2021

Saltwater and Electrics don’t mix. But what happens when saltwater gets into your electrics? Long story short: nothing works!

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Closed Borders

 Andra   May 23, 2021

18th May 2021, we eagerly decided to leave Portugal after we stayed 2 and a half weeks. We waited from 12pm to 2pm for...

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Portugal

 Andra   May 17, 2021

We had a great time staying with Tio, Tia and my one year old cousin. They helped us a lot letting us stay in their beautiful apartment and f...

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The Feast

 Andra   May 1, 2021

We woke up on 28th April only to find out we were greeted by somebody from the marina to pay which is weird because no...

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Bye Bye England

 Andra   April 27, 2021

A week later, on 26nd April 2021 we left England. This was the first time sailing Mistress on our own so we were cauti...

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The Incident

 Andra   April 12, 2021

12th April 2021. On this date we were supposed to move Mistress into another space. We also figured out that we needed to fill the tank up be...

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Day 1

 Andra   April 9, 2021

9th April 2021. Woke up without a single bit of food in the fridge. This was the day. This was the day I would be leaving my home, the town w...

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The Decision

 Andra   April 8, 2021

Lockdown had ended but there was still restrictions. That’s why I was massively shocked when I went back to school in September. Read More

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Lockdown

 Andra   April 8, 2021

Life was good in England. You could afford at least 1 holiday a year to enjoy your life. But what would happen if you couldn't go on holiday ...

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Normality

 Andra   April 6, 2021

What is a normal life? Is it going to school, getting a job and then working for the next 40 years non-stop? Or is it subject to each person&...

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