Monthly Archive: September 2015

Sep 28

Abrolhos Islands – by Karin (The Mom)

We left Buzios in a hurry. Not because we wanted to, but because the cold front was fast. REALLY fast. We blasted forward at a whopping 8 to 11 knots with the wind gusting up to 40 knots in places. It felt good to be sailing at this speed, but also nerve racking. Shang Du …

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Sep 17

Buzios – By Karin (the Mom)

The little town of Buzios turned out to be a delightful, unexpected bonus. We wanted to go North. We NEEDED to go North. Having spent so long around Rio de Janeiro we were itching to do the next looooong leg to Devil’s Island. (Okay, to be honest, it was probably more apprehension than itch and …

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Sep 17

The last of the last – Ilha Grande – Photos – by Karin (the Mom)

       

Sep 04

Ilha Grande – Angra dos Reis – by Karin (the Mom)

  Angra lies on the mainland of Brazil directly opposite Ilha Grande. It is the starting place for many holidaymakers that want to visit the island. A regular ferryboat service runs between Angra and Ilha Grande. This ferry service is also very popular among islanders who visit the mainland for shopping. If you are fortunate …

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Sep 04

Behind the Scenes – by Karin (the Mom) – Photos

What we do when nobody’s watching: