Archive | March, 2013

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South to Misool

Our route is planned to take us through islets in the southern portion of Raja Ampat. We have a week and a half before Dan flies out of Ambon, 350 miles to our southwest, and want to make the most of it. First, though, we simply have to get away from New Guinea and down […]

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24 hours in Sorong

Back in Sorong, we nestle in among the liveaboard dive boats in the harbor. One of the blogs that fed our dreams was that of the Dreamkeeper. We are a few years behind their physical track through this part of the world, and their blog and website content has been alternately inspiring and a source […]

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Memorable Stopoff at Mansuar Island

We could go straight back to Sorong, but we decide to stop off on the way- see if we can trade a couple of days in the islands first, and make it up with efficiency getting our Sorong errands done. Heading past Mansuar island, looking for a place to drop the anchor, we see an […]

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Raja Ampat: turning back south again

We move on from our teacup anchorage to find one more spot for a last hurrah with Nalukai and Muscat. There’s a sweet collection of islands just a few miles north, and since there’s not enough wind to sail, everyone is happy to minimize the motoring distance. Pulau Pef turns out to be a lot […]

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