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Europe Bound

I perched on the bow watching Bermuda and the determination of my fate draw closer. The blues shifted from dark purple and bright ocean navies into the array of turquoises that are inexplicably unique to the islands that possess them. After nine epic days with the phenomenal crew aboard Grande Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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And then they said NO!!

The Americans said “No!” They didn’t want me. I’d spent most of the money I had left in the world on a visa* and without giving a reason, my application was denied. (No, they did not check my bank account. Yes, I wore shoes). I stared in disbelief, put on Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Journey to the Other Side

We did it! We survived four weeks of the blues. And while that might sound depressing, I assure you that these blues were pure bliss. After a good fight wrestling the mooring ball for our lines, Papillon sailed out of Saint Helena; leaving the island to shrink in our wake Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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For the Birds

Our three day stop over has just ticked three weeks. And if you’re not a yachty, you’d struggle to understand how that’s possible! But delays are all part of the sailing life. And Namibia is an alright kind of place to get stuck in. I know what you’re thinking, it’s Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Live Long . Travel Free.

The eyes of the traveler see more in a week than many see in a lifetime! I’m not talking tourism; But TRAVEL: Immersing yourself in the world and getting lost in it! Allowing yourself to meet new and interesting people and truly exploring the sights, sounds, tastes, cultures, beats, smells, Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Let Go

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably had a rollercoaster year chasing adventures and dreams and eligible bachelors.   You may have set goals and forgotten about them. Or not set goals and over-achieved simply by getting out of bed and putting pants on. . But whatever sort of year Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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My Back Garden

There’s reason my inner compass keeps navigating to Cape Town. I’d like to show you why! Welcome to my back garden!    And if you still don’t understand why Cape Town is the best city in the world, you really should come and check it out for yourself! We’re always Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago

About Us

We hope to shake you up and remind you to live a lot! Life is short! Go Adventure! Tired of mundane routine, of traffic jams, and of shoes; I gave up my regular routines, adopted a backpack and an anything goes philosophy, and began life as a Part Time Professional Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago

Home

Well hello there!   We’re so glad that you’ve come to join our adventure! We’ve been on the road for over ten years. And been barefoot for even longer than that! We hope this inspires you even just a little bit! We look forward to meeting you on the road. Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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The Good Life

You need a change of job. Or maybe just a job. You need to lose weight. And build muscle. You need more friends. Less enemies. You need more hours in a day. You need less distractions. More adventures. More money to afford adventures. More leave. More time. Hell, you need Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago