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The Dark Magic of Vanuatu, and the exorcism of Khulula

Asanvari Village, Maewo, Vanuatu It was a fateful day when s/v Khulula spent the morning ferrying stranded missionaries across the windswept channel between Maewo and Pentacost...

The Dark Magic of Vanuatu, and the exorcism of Khulula
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Feast or Famine on the way to Indonesia

Lat: 13 degrees 43 minutes S Long: 160 degrees 23 minutes E I can hardly move, the aching from my bulging stomach continues to hamper my movements,...

Feast or Famine on the way to Indonesia
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Turn Down the Suck!

Words by Hugh and Ryan If you’ve just read Didee and Ryan’s wonderful descriptions of deserted islands, crystal clear waters and beaches in paradise you’re...

Turn Down the Suck!
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Belated Blog Blong Blossom*

Apologies for the long silence from Khulula since I (Ryan and Bryso’s mother) came abroad, and agreed, in an enthusiastic rush of creativity, to do...

Belated Blog Blong Blossom*
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Sailing, Vanuatu Style

Words by Hugh Location: Lat 15 deg 22′ South Long: 168 deg, 07′ East So by now you’ve figured out that usually it is possible to...

Sailing, Vanuatu Style
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Without Electricity, Flowing Water and the Internet, How do People Survive?

Words by Bryson Lat: 20 degrees 14 minutes S Long: 169 degrees 46 minutes E The evening sky was darkening, our eyes were only beginning to adjust to...

Without Electricity, Flowing Water and the Internet, How do People Survive?
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Tasty

A typical conversation with a Pakistani Pizza Hut employee, word for word. Lahore, Pakistan Where are you from? -America Oh! America!?! I have America in my veins! (Points to...

Tasty
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Dude, Where’s My Ocean?: Sidetracked in the Subcontinent

As a surfer there are moments now and then when you want something else. You get ‘surfed out.’ We slip out of the saltwater like...

Dude, Where’s My Ocean?: Sidetracked in the Subcontinent
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Yasur, the mighty volcano of Tanna

We are 10 miles North of Tanna, en route to Port Villa and the capital city of Vanuatu, Port Villa. As Tanna slips over the...

Yasur, the mighty volcano of Tanna
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Summertime Swells

Spring usually means some good swells with warmer weather here, but this last few weeks have been just like summertime, weak swells with north/northwest winds...

Summertime Swells
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A Gift from Mother Earth

I will never understand why after weeks without surf on Lake Michigan, the best forecast always seems to come on a holiday. This time it...

A Gift from Mother Earth
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Adventures in Engine-less Sailing

Words by Hugh Lat: 19 degrees 31.5 minutes S Long: 169 degrees 29.7 minutes E So after 5 fantastic days exploring the beaches, reefs, and lagoon’s of Aneitym...

Adventures in Engine-less Sailing
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Vanuatu - The Land of Cannibals, Cargo Cults and Active Volcanoes

Words by: Bryson Latitude: 19 deg 30.47′ S Longitude: 169 deg 27.70 E Vanuatu or Ripablik Blong Vanuatu (Republic belonging to Vanuatu) features about 83 islands running approximately...

Vanuatu - The Land of Cannibals, Cargo Cults and Active Volcanoes
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A Tribute to Jess and Thea, Christened Blue Water Sailors!

Position: 21deg54’S 170deg41’E Date: 7 May 08 Location: 100 miles SE of Anatom, the most southern island in the Vanuatan archipelago For seven days we have seen nothing...

A Tribute to Jess and Thea, Christened Blue Water Sailors!
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Cold Front?!?

Latitude: 24 degrees 27 minutes South, Longitude: 171 degrees 21 minutes East. Yesterday we donned our wet-weather gear (hopefully) for the last time as a nasty...

Cold Front?!?
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Cruising Along

Words by Hugh Lat: 28 degrees 55 minutes S. Long 173 degrees 15 minutes E Wow, I’m basking in the glow of a hot super-coffee while...

Cruising Along
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The Highs and Lows of Passage Planning

Why are we still in New Zealand? by Ryan A brilliant sunrise wafted over New Zealand the morning...

The Highs and Lows of Passage Planning
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Go Green by Helping to Keep it Blue!

By Vince Deur – a Great Lakes Surfer For as long as I can remember, I have been mesmerized by water. As a young boy growing...

Go Green by Helping to Keep it Blue!
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Jaw-Dropping Surf Photos

Jaw-Dropping Surf Photos
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More from Nico's Album...

More from Nico's Album...