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Down the St. Lawrence and up the Saguenay Rivers

Over the past  ten days we have had the opportunity to see and experience some of the great variety that Quebec has to offer, provided from the vantage point of two very different rivers. The mighty St. Lawrence, with its broad and often pastoral views, is perhaps known to many, however the Saguenay, which is … Continue reading »

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Happy to be Back in Canada, Eh!

Words from the Admiral After cruising for more than two and a half months, we felt it was time the Admiral gave a personal perspective on what life is like aboard His Idea. Overall I’ve found the nautical lifestyle to be enjoyable and enriching. The constantly changing land and sea vistas, often set against impressive … Continue reading »

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New York, New York (Revisited)

Due to maintenance on the server which hosts our blog, the June 17th version of “New York, New York” was unexpectedly lost a few days after it was posted. To maintain a complete record we are reposting the photos (without the commentary).                

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Up the Hudson River to Scenic Lake Champlain

With the ICW and New York City behind us our cruising surroundings have changed significantly. Most of the ICW was set in the lowlands and marshes of the east coast, but as we headed up the Hudson River the hills and eventually the mountains of upstate New York (the Adirondacks) and Vermont (the Green Mountains) … Continue reading »

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Completing the ICW; New York City Beckons

After the relatively long trip down Delaware Bay we decided to spend some time in Cape May, New Jersey, a place we new little about until our arrival. We’re glad we did, as there was much to see and do there – long beaches (and this was to be our last chance to walk the … Continue reading »

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