Guna Yala – A Sinking Paradise

By Nick Visiting the Guna Yala (San Blas) has been a profound experience. The Guna Yala is a largely autonomous province of Panama stretching for 230 miles of the Caribbean coast until the border with Colombia where we spent two and a half months. It was a privilege to be amongst these indigenous people (‘TheContinue reading “Guna Yala – A Sinking Paradise”

St Vincent to Panama: Diary of a passage

This is slightly old news now. It’s scribblings from our 1,050 mile 12 Day passage from St Vincent and the Grenadines to Puerto Lindon, Panama. We arrived in Panama 1st November 2021. by Nick Day 2 It’s 2pm scorching hot and we are cruising along at a steady 5 knots plus a knot or twoContinue reading “St Vincent to Panama: Diary of a passage”

Getting Greasy in the Grenadines

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is made up of the main island of St Vincent and a cluster of islands trailing off to the South – the Grenadines, including amongst others, Bequia, Mustique, Balicaux, Canouan, Union and the marine reserve of the Tobago Cays. These islands are a variety of lushly forested volcanic mountains, sandyContinue reading “Getting Greasy in the Grenadines”

Dominica: An island craving progress

by Nick Seven weeks in Dominica left much to reflect on.  A beautiful and inspiring island in so many ways but nonetheless a tainted paradise with a worrying future.  Dominica is known as ‘The Nature Island’ and appears at least largely unspoiled.  Its dense forest and steep mountains meant it was less fought over duringContinue reading “Dominica: An island craving progress”