Sunday, October 2, 2011
Eastern End of Erie Canal Still Closed
As of this writing Erie Canal remains closed between Locks E8 and E17. It appears the remainder of the canal locks have reopened. Since these are on the east end of the canal a transit on the Erie or Oswego canal to the Hudson River is still impossible. The Champlain Canal is open. I have never taken this particular route and there have been shoaling problems in the past.
Can send.email but not receive. Sat phone terrible. Between IO and Pacific sats. Every once in a while enough connectivity to send. Waiting ...
PRECISE NAVIGATION! The passenger steamer SS Warrimoo was quietly knifing its way through the waters of the mid-Pacific on its way from ...
Proving it is not easy to get internet and phone service that keeps working in Indonesia. Fair winds and following seas :)
There has always been a great interest in knowing how much to budget for the cruising life. The answer is always "it depends." I t...