Super-High Res Photo For You!

A feature we offer our FTBMates and Patreons is full-resolution photo downloads. All supporters get access to our fave photos to be used however they wish for private use. Some of these make great desktop wallpapers, others have printed them out and framed them. The 21-photo panoramas can come in at 20,000 pixels wide, large enough to be printed out … Read More

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SAILBOAT SUNSET: THIS IS WHY WE DO IT!

Less than a year ago, we were in the mostly unexplored Anambas islands enjoying these kinds of sunsets. If you haven’t already watched our videos about this little known part of the world, click on the image below to watch our Anambas Adventure.

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Esper rammed and an American comes to the rescue!

We started to look on the bright side. We were insured. We were floating. The Portabote–swinging from the new davits–had taken most of the impact, acting like a large fender. If we had been hit anywhere other than the stern, Esper could have just started her life as Phi Phi Don’s new wreck dive.

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Sailing from the Butangs to Ko Rok

The archipelago of Ko Rok Nai and Ko Rok Yai is the mother of all those deserted-white-sand-palm-fringed beaches you see in travel brochures and on postcards. The place is a cliché, except that it isn’t. It’s real and golden and joyous and quiet and infused with peace.

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