Being there

January 5, 2017

Christmas arrived at our house today.  An envelope from Glenn post marked Rarotonga, Cook Islands. In it, a chip from his camera. Thanks to modern technology (and snail mail) here are a few photos.

dscn2079Must be chilly. A fleece jacket AND the knitted cowl I made him for Christmas.

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A few days growth and suited up ready for cold weather.

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Flying fish discovered on the deck over night.

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Flying fish fry up minutes later for breakfast.

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Sitting in front of his beloved ‘library bar’ in the main salon.

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Tied up in Rarotonga at the main wharf.

 And if you want to get a feel for what it’s really like on board,watch this video.  Enjoy.

Comments

  1. Nice needlework, MaryLou! Nothing like a cozy neck warmer on a blustery day. Looks like those miles to Hawaii are clicking by!

  2. Is that a set of encyclopedia behind Glenn?

    • MaryLou Wakefield says:

      Thanks Gayle. It’s actually the secret bar. The books are just a distraction, to make you think he reads encyclopedias for fun. The fun is actually behind the books. A lovely single malt held carefully in a beautiful crystal decanter. I’ll post a photo of it.

  3. Lisa Smith says:

    “Flying fish fryup” – great new tongue twister! Thanks for the wonderful photos – made my birthday extra special!

  4. KenPfister says:

    Wow- love the video!

  5. Judi Kellow says:

    Thanks for the amazingly descriptive blogs and now photos Glenn and MaryLou.

  6. Alan Campbell says:

    Great photos! But the video won’t play the sound, just the scenes. Which by the way are pretty darn impressive anyway…

    • MaryLou Wakefield says:

      Turn up the volume on your computer and the volume bar on YouTube and play it again Alan. Let me know if that works.

  7. The Bacon Family says:

    Happy New Year Glenn! What a video!

  8. Pat and Fred says:

    FANTASTIC photos and the video reminds me to ” watch the horizon, just watch the horizon ” . Thank you so much for sharing.

    Pat and Fred

  9. Georgina and Lawrence says:

    Ach, you make it look so easy, Glenn. And we know it ain’t much of the time. Love the photos. Great to see your smiling face. Continued good progress to Hawaii.

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