Welcome back Boatbloggers,
This week’s report is going to be very short, because we haven’t done much boating to blog about. In fact – er….none. We’ve been stuck in Rabat waiting for an area of low pressure to move away and for the Azores High to re-establish itself. Which is a posh way of saying we’ve been waiting for the winds to be right. Sailors and wind are a bit like farmers and rain. It’s never quite the right sort of wind.
Which has not been a bad thing. We’ve had a great time in Morocco. We went to Casablanca and made a pilgrimage to Rick’s Bar.
INGRID BERGMAN with SAM
Spent a few days in Fez…
A FEZ IN FEZ
And we’ve met some great people from all over the world, from far flung places such as Chile and North Wales. John & Janine on Orca Joss have sailed all the way from New Zealand just to be with us. John is an ace guitarist, so we decided to compete with the Call to Prayer and got a band together…
WE COULD DO THE SHOW RIGHT HERE
(Bootleg recordings will be available shortly on iTunes – watch this space)
Lyn went native..
…and particularly likes Morroco because it’s one of the few places left in the world where the smoking fascists haven’t taken over You can still smoke inside!!!!
YOU CAN’T DO THIS BACK HOME
And this week’s gratuitous photo is actually a short series taken by Lyn, and is entitled “THE SORRY TALE OF A PLATE OF BISCUITS.”
(Ju had left the room briefly, so missed the event that these pictures record.)
A bientôt nos amis
Ju & Lyn
PS…Tomorrow we weigh anchor, hoist the sails, splice the mainbrace and set sail for Agadir. And all being well, will fly back to the UK for a week.