The sailing course
"Those are Cumulonimbus clouds. A squall is coming. In a second the wind can go to 30 knots." Captain Alessandro says with a tad b...
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"Hark now, hear the sailors' cry. Smell the sea and feel the sky." -- Van Morrison
Friends had told me about an old, iconic ship that offered a most...
Any typical resort vacation in the Caribbean can be turned into an exciting adventure by taking advantage of the reliable and inexpensive ferry system that connects many of the islands.
The deck surged beneath my bare feet as the boat powered through the swells, and the music of the lines vibrating in the wind filled my ears. As the days unfolded, I melted. Everything felt looser -- my clothes, my limbs, my mind.
Several passengers head off to the Cays' iconic Horseshoe Reef, a long, shallow strip of coral known as one of the best snorkeling spots in the Caribbean.
By Caribbean standards, the shores of St. Eustatius -- called Statia by locals -- are rather forbidding. Steep cliffs rise above aged Dutch stoneworks...
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