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After moving round to True Blue Bay, a much quieter spot and then further onto Prickly Bay, a much used bay by cruisers. It has set up its own cruisers net and so much useful information. They broadcast on the radio at 7.30 offering all services, weather warnings, criminal activity, social events, shopping buses and at times the characters that speak, usually Americans, are hilariously funny. The local businesses come on to, so a benefit to all. It has now got so much ...
... outside to a lean-to type area where there where a couple of large wooden bins filled with fresh cocoa beans and covered in Hessian - and probably banana leaves under the Hessian. These top layers create heat - up to 50 deg we were told - and the importance of that is to create fermentation thus alcohol which seeps through the beans and onto the concrete. This process lasts 7 days.
The next process is to dry the ...
... have as long as she wanted there and then join the ship after we leave Amazonia that would have been significantly cheaper and still achieved the same thing, or alternatively get off in Barbados and stay there until she can join the ship after we leave Amazonia. I certainly know what I do and it isn't fly back home for 10 days and then fly back and join the ship!
Today the ships pool area was transformed for a village fete competition with games such as bat a ...
After breakfast we left the Ventura and decided to walk into town and have a look round. There was a big hill with a tunnel cut through it; both traffic and pedestrians went through the tunnel and there wasn't any barriers separating the two! The tunnel was only one way (for the traffic) but there wasn't much room for pedestrians to pass either, so we had to be really careful. I was actually quite relieved when we ...
... for as long as possible in order to assist each other in the instance any one of us may have been attacked in any way by Pirate boats. All 4 yachts had various methods of defending themselves should the need have arisen, but luckily there had been no sign of any pirates to be seen at any stage of our journey. We planned a route which took us to a higher latitude away from the potential trouble spots of Venezuela and out of the reach ...