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18th June 2010

Dear human race, one final despatch.

After running low on provisions and surviving briefly on a mixture of baked beans, petrol and sugar, wearing only the uncured pelts of komodo dragons and unlucky tourists, we are back in a more or less civilized state.

Following a gruelling Indiana Jones style expedition through stony creek beds and vine-draped jungle, Sonny sighted the first dragon high on the slopes of Rinca Island in Komodo after I nearly stepped on…

Added by David Broun on June 18, 2010 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments


30th May 2010- Shopping

Dear World,

Apologies for the radio silence, it has been necessary to avoid pirates, hawkers and of course harbour masters. Fortunately our syarbandar (harbourmaster) contact lately has been nil. Despite dressing in our best harbourmaster shorts and thongs and turning up at the appropriate perebuan (harbour) office, they have always been closed.

But we have found other outrageous adventures to occupy our time..... like shopping. I should say…

Added by David Broun on May 30, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

The Jigal Diaries

Hello the rest of the world- we are at last anchored in our Wharram Tiki

38 Jigal, in a mangrove creek in Tua Pujet on the island of Sipura about
60 nautical miles off the west coast of Sumatra. The last few days have
been a frenzy of boat survey, purchase and preparation. Our new sails have

arrived and we leave for our inaugural sail with our new best friends,

and previous owners of Jigal (formerly Imajica), Kwab and Ciaran who

have spent the last few years…

Added by David Broun on May 6, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

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