March 2011


March 17, 2011   With the Canal behind us we spent a week unwinding in the Peralas Islands just 40 miles SW of Panama City. The Peralas are a group of small islands, half of which are uninhabited.  The Panamanian elite come out here to unwind.    It was nice to get away from the busy canal zone after spending nearly 3 weeks going through the transit process. From Panama we sailed 740 miles south to Ecuador.  The first two days we...

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March 12, 2011 Shortly about where we and what’s going on! After spending 3 weeks in Ecuador Downtime and her crew of Daria, Wayne, Sara, Tom and myself sailed to the Galapagos! It took 5 days and over 500 miles. We only caught 2 small tunas along the way… and we were very disappointed. Now we are in San Cristobal, our first stop in the Galapagos Islands. New girl, Yoana, flew in from France on the 9th to a nearby island....

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