Cabin love in Copenhagen

Cabin love in Copenhagen

They warned us the cabin was on the basic side of ‘rustic’.

What they didn’t mention was the blossom arch from the gate to the door, flowering poppies littering the floor, Gerda the garden knome, the dancing light through the stained glass, the welcome note scrawled on the board in the kitchen, the scandi wool blankets we could pile high on the lawn and lie on the afternoon sun… so content.

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La Petit Perfect French Wedding

La Petit Perfect French Wedding

A little road trip through a pretty region of France ; Emma&Pete have a heartwarming ceremony in Saintes, we ride our bikes in the rain around Île de Ré and we climb Mont Saint Michel, the walled monastery rising out of the sea!

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Marseille

Marseille

Whilst the mischievous Mistral winds kept us at bay in Bandol we hopped on a train and followed the line to Marseille. We had planned to stop here anyway as the harbour has so much history, but Silver Paws was best left in the safety of Bandol marina rather than risking the rough waves, so we left her behind and day tripped to Marseille instead. 

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300 degrees in the dark; Night passage Girolata to St Tropez

300 degrees in the dark; Night passage Girolata to St Tropez

Watching dawn arise, the atmosphere slowly but surely getting shade by shade lighter until the sun finally raises its head above the pulpit bursting colour and warmth across the sea. The swell calmed itself and for a few hours it was just me and Silver Paws, the sunrise and the sea... 

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Exploring overland Sardinia; Alghero & Bosa

Exploring overland Sardinia; Alghero & Bosa

Its blowing a hoolie so we’ve got some snazzy wheels! We travel everywhere at 6 knots so driving a car again is positively productive to us. It’s also melting outside, a balmy 34 degrees daily so we are in awe of the air-con. 

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Levazzi Islands

Levazzi Islands

For all our Jersey crew, imagine a larger version of the Echrehous, crawling with tourists. As we were scoping out the busy situation we scored big time as another boat departed leaving us with their anchor spot, which seem to be as rare as hens teeth. 

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Porto-Vecchio, Corsica

Porto-Vecchio, Corsica

The following morning the Douane showed up. We are registered in Jersey, which is outside of the EU and VAT exempt, so we have restrictions on how long the boat is allowed to be in EU waters. A little daunting when they come knocking but four burly men in uniform wasn't a terrible way to start the day.

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