Sorry for the delay in updating the blog. We have just returned to Shelter Bay Marina to do much needed re-provisioning and with a good wifi connection we can finally update you all on our whereabouts these past months.
Prior to us leaving this marina at the beginning of June we provisioned for what we hope will be three months. We’ll gradually work our way back to San Blas on the Caribbean side of Panama. We’re excited to try out our new fishing rod.
The weather is so mild, the water like glass we decide to pass on Portobelo and head straight to Isla Linton.
We had been asked to deliver a child’s life jacket to Jeannie and Bob on Island Dreamin’. Here we are celebrating Jeannie’s Birthday (far right), Bob to her right and with friends Marie-Elena and Burt off “Not So Interim”.
It’s normally a short trip into Hans and Elida’s restaurant/bar/cruiser hang out however today our dinghy motor quit. Of course we need to get in to see THE WORLD CUP series so it takes approximately thirty minutes to row each way. Lord knows we need the exercise. Jeannie and Bob have heard a local taxi driver named Tito repairs small motors so Bob kindly takes Rand into meet Tito. Within a day the “Merc” is returned in good working order.
We make a one and a half trip into Colon in an old US school bus like this one for a cost of 2.50 each.
We are getting used to these storms regularly crossing our path.