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BVI March 2013

Day 6 – Open water swimming: A love story.

Day 6 – Open water swimming: A love story.

Like love, open water swimming is part joy, part work, part ecstasy, part laundry. When we set out for a week of swimming in the sea, we make a commitment. For better or worse, in good conditions and bad, we’re…

Day 5 – Gifts from the sea

      Time is speeding up now. I blink and another day is over. But we continue to fill them with adventure and an openness to what’s offered.   Thursday. We wake at our mooring at the caves of…

Day 4 – So many vacations in one.

      Apparently Sonia thought this was RunVacation. The woman (along with Will and Chad) left this perfectly comfortable boat again at 6am for a hilly run on Virgin Gorda. We just can’t seem to tire her out.  …

Day 1 – Splashdown.

  Day 1. For the guides, there’s nervousness and excitement. I want everything to be just perfect for our guests as they arrive. I scurry and prepare and go over things with Captain Chad. As I run around I narrate…

Good morning BVI!

  Travel day always goes something like this:         Wake up at ridiculous early o’clock. Grab bags (already packed of course) throw them in car in darkness. Turn car on to warm up, run back inside, kiss…

Ready to Recharge

  I finally figured out what my problem is. I’m solar powered. I love my home in Maine, but I can’t lie – come the end of March, I’m about stark-raving mad. I’m pale and tired and cold and I…