We leave the Skeleton Coast with a sense of relief. I don’t even look back at the place, knowing that I will never miss that land of bones.
The sun is beaming down on me on Delos as I sit with Alex and Brady on the back. I’m feeling very much at peace today, and relieved. It’s a new day. “Here you go, mate,” Brady says, clicking another button on his laptop. “There’s some good meditation on your phone now.” I take my … Read moreThe Delos Diaries: Part 12 “It’s A New Day.”
The sun is beaming down on me on Delos as I sit with Alex and Brady on the back. I’m feeling very much at peace today, and relieved.
It’s a new day.
The morning comes and Brian is excited about another day of exploring.
“Ok, guys, there’s this dune we have to climb- it’s about a 3km walk there and then we climb the dune. So it’s probably about an hour and a half there and an hour and a half back. What you reckon?”
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.
“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.”
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.”
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.”