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  • Free Range Cruising Kids

    At the moment, we’re with four other kid boats including thirteen kids between our little fleet. All five of us are sharing an anchorage in the Maldives, bound... Read more

    The 17 April 2015 by   Behan Gifford
    FAMILY, TRAVEL, OUTDOORS
  • Glorious Underwater Life in Maldives

    Cruising in Maldives is ALL about the stunning water and marine life. Unless we’re in transit from one place to the next, we’re spending hours underwater on mos... Read more

    The 13 April 2015 by   Behan Gifford
    FAMILY, TRAVEL, OUTDOORS
  • Navigating with Google Earth

    Moving south from Uligan, we used Google Earth in conjunction with our primary chart plotter (OpenCPN) to help navigate to our second anchorage in the Maldives. Read more

    The 03 April 2015 by   Behan Gifford
    FAMILY, TRAVEL, OUTDOORS
  • Maldives: the Best International Clearance Ever

    It’s a pretty good sign when your agent arrives to the boat with ice cream to share that clearing into the country will go off without a hitch. How do you get i... Read more

    The 31 March 2015 by   Behan Gifford
    FAMILY, TRAVEL, OUTDOORS
  • Passage to Maldives

    Why leave on a passage when there’s very little wind in the forecast? Having a breeze matters, when you have 700 miles to go. But the seasons are changing. Read more

    The 30 March 2015 by   Behan Gifford
    FAMILY, TRAVEL, OUTDOORS
  • The $500 Day Trip

    Experiencing some of Sri Lanka’s ancient cities was one of our goals during a month-long stay. Two of the outstanding examples are within day-trip distance of... Read more

    The 28 March 2015 by   Behan Gifford
    FAMILY, TRAVEL, OUTDOORS
  • Sri Lanka’s Wild Side

    Traveling Sri Lanka’s interior meant some long days on the road (or railway tracks). Between that, and the likelihood of many “educational” stops, we thought th... Read more

    The 24 March 2015 by   Behan Gifford
    FAMILY, TRAVEL, OUTDOORS
  • Exploring Sri Lanka

    It’s very rare for us leave Totem to travel inland in countries we visit. This is mostly a function of money: we can’t afford the higher costs of living off... Read more

    The 23 March 2015 by   Behan Gifford
    FAMILY, TRAVEL, OUTDOORS
  • Beautiful Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka has captured our hearts and minds: one month has flown by. There has been fascinating history, culture, food, and more for us to learn about and... Read more

    The 17 March 2015 by   Behan Gifford
    FAMILY, TRAVEL, OUTDOORS
  • Trincomalee: from War Zone to Cruising Port, II

    We approached Trincomalee with excitement and trepidation. This port is run by the Navy; it’s new to cruising boats after decades of civil war: officials don’t... Read more

    The 04 March 2015 by   Behan Gifford
    FAMILY, TRAVEL, OUTDOORS