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Just in case you’re getting confused about our itinerary (and we wouldn’t be surprised if you are!) this is how it’s looking…
With lightning displays at every point of the compass, we both stayed on watch throughout the night. Before dawn we’d had enough, those three squalls and the ones that followed had sapped our energy.
Fishing boats, commercial ships, cruising yachts and tourists have been kidnapped and killed for years by Abu Sayyaf, a terrorist group operating out of Sulu province, Philippines. The group has stretched its tentacles as far as east Sabah on the island of Borneo which has become known as a no-go area for many sailors.
We like to tell a story in our videos and this one, we hope, strikes the right mix of exploration beneath the seas and travel across the top of it.
Despite all the effort made over the weeks, we had to concede that it might be a problem with Millie’s bone marrow; this meant, almost certainly, cancer.
The criticism we often see is that sailing channels are not showing anything new and that they just re-hash the same old thing with click-baity thumbnails and too much T&A!