The Delos Diaries: Part 8 “The Skeleton Coast.”

I look down at the thing that has just crunched beneath my feet and take a step back quickly.

“Bones…” I mutter in astonishment. The white skull beneath my foot stares back at me accusingly, the deep black holes where eyes once were sunk deeper into the sand beneath my footprint.

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The Delos Diaries: Part 7 “The Ghost Town Of Luderitz.”

“It’s only seven thirty,” Alex said cheerfully. “We’ve got loads of time.” Surrounded by music and dancing people in Luderitz, I wasn’t ready to go back to Delos right now. Brady had just returned from dropping off Lisa, Karin and Brian to the boat and was ready for a couple of drinks at the Cray … Read moreThe Delos Diaries: Part 7 “The Ghost Town Of Luderitz.”

The Delos Diaries: Part 6 “Becoming a Salty Sailor.”

It’s cold, it’s dark and the blanket I’ve wrapped around my legs keeps slipping off in some way or other. I’m trying to keep my eyes open whilst making sure I’m checking radar and making sure we stay on course. I clench my jaw as I stand, the blanket falling to my feet, heat lost … Read moreThe Delos Diaries: Part 6 “Becoming a Salty Sailor.”

The Delos Diaries: Part 3 “It’ll be all right.”

Night is descending upon Delos and I am sitting here surrounded by the Delos Crew. Brady is cooking, everyone is freshly showered and I am recovering from an epic hangover. It’s been a strange few days. Four days ago I received some bad news. Maybe I should just go back to that day. I felt … Read moreThe Delos Diaries: Part 3 “It’ll be all right.”

The Delos Diaries: Part 2 “A sh*t situation!”

It’s been another busy day at SV Delos. We’ve been busy packing away the late night food delivery by our good friend Ian and trying to figure out where to put everything. I have a well-deserved rum at my side and Brian is busy chuckling away at his computer screen. Lisa the Austrian has put on … Read moreThe Delos Diaries: Part 2 “A sh*t situation!”

The Delos Diaries: Part 1 “The Beginning!”

Ok, a quick update is needed here of some of the things that have happened. We’ve been preparing for our voyage to Namibia, which includes preparing the boat, fixing anything that seems to go wrong and stocking up Delos for a mountain of food. I had always dreaded doing the food provisioning, finding it stressful … Read moreThe Delos Diaries: Part 1 “The Beginning!”