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Entries from June 2008

Slots of Fun in Pacific Panama 2

June 30th, 2008 · 9 Comments

The entire crew had a fun time in Panama City, hanging at Benigans restaurant, using up its free Wi-Fi and basking in its air-conditioned glory. I can’t say we will miss the hustle and bustle of this towering city and getting hassled by the man, but we will miss its beautiful girls and the fun […]

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Hangin’ in Panama

June 15th, 2008 · 7 Comments

As I eat the last of the gleaming, golden Dorado we caught in the Las Perlas Islands out on the edge of the vast Pacific Ocean, I can’t help, but reflect on what we have accomplished. The other night Ben and I were watching the Los Angeles Lakers play the Boston Celtics for the NBA […]

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Pacific Bliss

June 14th, 2008 · 3 Comments

In the twilight of morning as the sun approached, I woke to realize this life we’re living is nothing short of remarkable. Our trip to the Las Perlas islands was a incredible. The passage there tested our nerve as we navigated through a maze of lumber washed into the sea by a recent storm.  We […]

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Ambiente Panama

June 14th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Mind numbing heat, torrents of torrential rain preceded by sky-splitting white bolts of lightning visible by day, altitude pelican cluster bombers circle menacingly above like swarms of flies, and our tub marinating slowly in the scud bucket harbour water in which bored boat boys fish by night for Tarpon, their eyes glittering in the night. […]

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The Panama Canal Expierence

June 8th, 2008 · 9 Comments

I officially realized we would actually get to transit the Panama Canal and our Canal Agent Pete Stevens of Delfino Maritime Agency was “da man”, with the arrival of the four, 125 Ft. dock lines and 10 tires to the Natural Mystic. This cost me a reasonable $30 and a six-pack for the delivery boys. […]

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Were in the Pacific

June 3rd, 2008 · 4 Comments

Natural Mystic’s transit of the Panama Canal went smoothly and was a real experience.  We are currently in the Pacific Ocean and have been working on the boat getting her ready for more adventuring.  I will try to put up a detailed post in a couple of days, but as Sandor leaves on Saturday we […]

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