19 März 2015 - Fairtransport
picture : Mike Baird
DATE:19-03 GMT:00.50 POS:21.48 N,68.30 W COG:340 SOG:6
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
Today again we didn´t had so much wind,
Therefore maintenance on the ship we did.
A family of humpback whales came by very close,
Swimming north at a gentle pace.
The moment the sun was saying us goodbye,
A cool breeze came to move us through the night.
The Acores is still some miles to go,
When we will arrive; I cannot know.
So here we are, back in Amsterdam, with an empty cargo hold, preparing for the next trip. Six months have passed since we first left Den Helder on that grey November day. I still remember the steady sound of the tugboat, like a frantic clock rushing us. Soon the time would not matter that much, […]
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