Sadness and plans
Mon 7 Sep 2020 22:21
This last month has been extremely difficult. Carmen’s big brother was killed by an elephant while doing his job as a Game Ranger in South Africa. Clearly life has changed forever for Carmen, it will never be the same again and although the pain will fade it will never go away. We are doing our best to support her, 2000 miles from her home and family.
Our plans have again been changed again by Covid 19, Ascension Island is insisting that we quarantine for 14 days on arrival. This is in spite of the fact that St Helena is Covid free.
So the plan now is to sail straight from here to St Lucia, some 3800NM so about 30 days at sea. It will be the longest passage of our Circumnavigation, though not quite how we wanted to finish. We plan to arrive in the Caribbean after hurricane season, so are trying to extend our stay here for another few weeks.
Remember to hug your loved ones, and live a life that makes you and them happy.
Alasdair, Gill, Carmen and Josh.
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