22 November 2014 - Fairtransport
It is incredible how much faster the time goes when you dry! Today for the first time since we left Douarnenes we did not have any rain.
We managed to do some maintenance on this poor ship that has been beating up by waves and the weather of the last couple of days. Our wet cloths are put out to dry and some people eve dared to take off some of the many layers of waterproof/ not so waterproof clothes to let their skin enjoy some sunshine.
And without I even noticed it was evening. So after a sunset of pink, red and white that made the entire sky look like one big piece of bacon. And after a blessed meal from Rianne I went to my bunk satisfied, happy and DRY! What ever comes tomorrow I am ready for it!
Greeting to all,
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