Indian River

It’s a lazy day in the Caribbean, just like the day we took a relaxing ride down the Indian River at Dominica.  Our guide, Alexis, painted us a lovely picture of the history of Dominica and the Carib Indians who lived on the Indian River.  The river is a protected area of Dominica’s National Parks; no…

Vaeroy

For the first time in ten weeks, Detour headed south.  It was difficult to turn away from the Lofoten islands, so much was left unexplored!  But we weren’t quite finished with Norway and the countdown toward our next destination had begun.  With a few more fresh pollock (saithe) in the freezer, we soon approached the outlying island…

“Fish ON!”

“Fish ON!” I would yell each time someone announced he or she had a bite on the line.  The phrase caught, and soon Brian, Josh, Jack, Debbi, and Kerri were shouting, “Fish ON!” from every direction!  Detour and S/Y Iroquois had a blast during a sunny afternoon of rafted-up fishing, just offshore from Kabbelvag.  Kerri and I took…

Goats & Scallops, by Kathy

I had fallen asleep while sitting up at the dinner table.  It was almost midnight and I was tired even though it wasn’t dark! Everyone chatted about future plans at towns that I cannot pronounce.  Every day had an adventure and Brian and Stephanie were eager to capture each one!  This particular day, we’d sailed a lot.  The sun shone…

Preikestolen

Our hearts were pumping, our legs were aching, and around every bend…”AAHH, UP again!”  The weather was spectacular on the day we tackled the trail to Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock), as if we’d stepped into one of Norway’s tourist guide photos.  We started from the village of Jørpeland, Detour was anchored nearby.   Transportation from Jørpeland Quay to the…