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  • Circumnavigation: FAQs from Totem’s Circle of the Globe

    Circumnavigation: FAQs from Totem’s Circle Globe

    Courtesy flags reaching from Totem’s bow to masthead flutter in the breeze, a colorful strand representing most of the countries we’ve visited while sailing... Read more

    The 13 April 2018 by   Behan Gifford
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  • Northbound to Mexico: Lessons from the Country-per-day Plan

    Northbound Mexico: Lessons from Country-per-day Plan

    The Pacific side of Panama felt palpably different even before the channel markers switched near the continental divide, green buoys replacing red on Totem’s... Read more

    The 05 April 2018 by   Behan Gifford
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  • Anatomy of a Panama Canal Transit

    Anatomy Panama Canal Transit

    What’s it like to transit the Panama Canal? How much it costs to go through is the first thing most people want to know, if only out of curiosity; those... Read more

    The 28 March 2018 by   Behan Gifford
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  • Exploring Panama’s Guna Yala

    Exploring Panama’s Guna Yala

    Plumes of spray shoot up where waves strike the rocky spires of a reef off the coast of Guna Yala. Totem is bashing west to our next pocket of protection for... Read more

    The 24 March 2018 by   Behan Gifford
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  • Like Nowhere Else: the Allure of Panama’s Guna Yala

    Like Nowhere Else: Allure Panama’s Guna Yala

    Headwinds. Choppy seas. Eyeball navigation through reefs where the usual tropical cues are absent. Days of gray skies. Taciturn communities. Few supplies. Read more

    The 22 March 2018 by   Behan Gifford
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  • Mochilas and Memories in Colombia

    Mochilas Memories Colombia

    Posts about why Colombia is a great place to visit and a practical orientation to Colombia for cruisers were written to help others with decisions about... Read more

    The 15 March 2018 by   Behan Gifford
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  • Panama Canal: the Cost for a Big Shortcut

    Panama Canal: Cost Shortcut

    Totem rocks gently at anchor on the Pacific side of the Panama canal. There’s more to share about our transit, but “how much does it cost?” comes up frequently. Read more

    The 12 March 2018 by   Behan Gifford
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  • Cruising to Slow Down the Clock

    Cruising Slow Down Clock

    This is all going too fast. Events that impressed deeply on our memories, still fresh, have tallied months distance despite feeling like they just happened:... Read more

    The 08 March 2018 by   Behan Gifford
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