Sail

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
Sail

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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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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Legacy

What were you born for?? In this cruel world of suffering and refugees and homeless people and war and taxes and divorce and hatred and PMS and Trump you can’t help but wonder why it is you turned up on this here planet… right? I mean, whether we like it Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Ted Talks

Well, it’s about time Adeena finally let me say something! Jeepers!! – I get lugged around the freaking planet for four and a half years and dragged through all sorts of shit being tied to bicycles and motorbikes and yachts and then she goes and shares her side of the Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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When Even the Gypsies Settle

gypsy ˈdʒɪpsi/ noun 1. a member of a travelling people with dark skin and hair, traditionally living by itinerant trade and fortune telling. Gypsies speak a language (Romany) that is related to Hindi and are believed to have originated in South Asia. synonyms: Romany, Rom, chal, chai, gitano, gitana, tzigane, Zingaro, Zigeuner,zingana, didicoi; More 2. informal a nomadic or free-spirited Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Tasmanian Angels

When you and your mate randomly find yourselves on the same flight, you know your adventure is off to a great start! And our plane didn’t even crash, so it really was!! (Although I think the rest of the plane were quite confused when I knelt down and licked the Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago