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New Zealand. Summertime?

Well the weather is a bit changeable down here. The famous four seasons in one day. Our first couple of weeks here felt a very long way from Fiji.   It was wet and windy and we were just glad not to be at sea.  We left Escapade in the marina at Opua, moved ashore […]

Sega Na Leqa (No Worries)

Mud crabs We were just waking up this morning when two fishermen arrived in a longboat with some crabs in a sack. “Fresh mudcrab!” “Are they alive?” “Oh yes! Just boil them till they are red.” “Ok we’ll take two.” The drone of their Yamaha Enduro outboard fades into the distance and we return to […]