Thursday, August 9, 2012

Why the Canaries?

I realize that most of you are wondering why I didn't go into the Med. I realized that I would be stuck in port for 6 months of the Med winter and didn't feel like giving up the time. By going to the Canaries I can either re-cross the Atlantic in November and spend the time sailing the Caribbean or stay there (the weather is much more pleasant) and head back up in the spring.

American Exceptionalism

Peter Schramm, liked to tell the story of his family's escape from Hungary in the aftermath of its failed revolution against Russian Com...