Monthly Archives: September 2014

Tophatsu

The final installment of the great adventure starts on Shell Beach. Shell Beach not because of the shells but because of the artillery ammunition Ben found there. It is of course a beautiful beach and Dileas is well moored fore and aft … Continue reading

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Ben is my Hero

We leave the beach of turtles and snake and head over to the beautiful bay of Aheren. Aheren is the most beautiful bay in the world and Kinjo san’s mother lives there. I say, as the wind gets up, “Lower … Continue reading

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Suffering Sand Snakes

I return to the tale of Ben and I’s great adventure in the Keramas. We left Glass Ball Bay early in the morning and headed out into the wonderful archipelago. Islands with brilliant beaches, green jungle covered hills, separated by … Continue reading

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Have you Washed the Back of your Neck?

Returning from diving out on the reef, we pass the rock where I had spotted the Black Naped Tern. Check out previous post: https://quietripple.wordpress.com/2014/08/24/anhydrobiotic/ Ben sees that there are two chicks on the rock. A family of Black Naped Terns … Continue reading

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After Two Days in the Desert Sun, My Skin Began to Turn Red

So Ben and I set off early Thursday morning to explore the Keramas, a  group of 22 islands located about 45 kilometres southwest of where I live. We did no really know where we were going other than we had visited … Continue reading

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