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At Sea In The Indian Ocean

By Kate “Bob” Addison Thursday October 30th, 2014 Four days out of Bali and all is well aboard Picton Castle as we sail westwards across the southern Indian Ocean. After motoring on and off for a few days to get clear of the currents that threatened to set us back towards Indonesia, the wind has […]

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Life & Times In Bali

By Kate “Bob” Addison October 20th, 2014 We’ve visited some amazing places with the Picton Castle on this wonderful, slow voyage round the world, but nowhere quite like Bali! It’s the Far East, it’s Indonesia, it’s Bali! The colour and noise and bustle is really something especially after visiting some of the quietest and most […]

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First Two Weeks in Bali

By Kate “Bob” Addison October 17th, 2014 It’s been almost two weeks since the last log from the Picton Castle at anchor here in Bali. Our feeble excuse is simply that we’ve been so busy working hard, though the real excuse is that Bali is full of shiny things and very distracting. We’ve been very […]

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At Anchor in Benoa Harbour, Bali

By Kate “Bob” Addison Monday October 6th, 2014 Monday morning finds Picton Castle at anchor in Benoa Harbour, Bali. After the four week passage from Vanuatu, we have finally reached land and find ourselves in another world. It’s a bit of a shock to the system to look around from the quarterdeck and see land […]