Tag: sustainability

Trash on Board, on Land and on the Beach.

Living is minimized on board, we have less clothes, toys, books. But we need equal amount of food. It’s just that on land, we can produce as much trash as we like.…

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Oh Mango!

If there is one fruit I love, it is mango. This south-east asian fruit is cultivated all over the tropics. The mango is an expat like me and having lunch shaded by…

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Electricity Junkies.

We are addicted to it. Me, Radu, our society. The majority of sustainable energy effort goes towards replacing energy from fossil fuels with electrical energy. Rarely have I found a community without…

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Goodbyes and Hello!

I am not good at saying goodbye. I like staying. I like people. I like hanging out. So why do I choose a lifestyle where I have to say goodbye all the…

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Civilization Wuss..

Imagine living in 250 sq feet/ meters with your husband and a dog. Imagine your closet contains 10 T-shirts, 7 shirts, 5 shorts, 5 pairs of shoes, a jewelry box the size…

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Here Comes the Sun!

Once we turned the corner at Cabo San Lucas away from the mighty Pacific, which hadn’t been very gentle with us, and 5 miles into the Sea of Cortez, it got hot. Way…

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Big Ocean. Big Sky. Small Minds.

I asked Radu the night before last, if he was ready to go again. The next leg was our third 30 hour passage and the seas were big the last times making…

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Plenty of Time.

Radu is learning how to filet a fish, a Pargo rojo (Pacific Red Snapper). We met Antonio, the sheriff of this small village, when he secured our dinghy on the beach the…

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A little bit of water can go a long way.

Personal hygiene on a boat can be a challenge. It’s interesting to live on the water and to have so much water around us and not to be able to use much…

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She Believes in Sustainability.

A while ago, back in San Diego, we had sundowners with a young couple who are renovating their powerboat in our marina. He has been fascinated with motors and is a mechanic…

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