Author Archives: Di Fitzgerald

Jellies Galore!

Our final challenge in Misool is to find the famous but elusive jellyfish lake. It’s mentioned in some of the cruising and tourist guides but without exact directions it’s like finding a needle in a haystack. All we know is … Continue reading

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Love Is In The Air – Misool

We’re on the hunt for the ‘Lurrve Lake’ – we know it’s around here somewhere but no-one’s been able to give us exact directions.  So we leave Kalig and head for the island of Segaf where we think there might … Continue reading

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River Deep, Mountain High – Balbulol, Misool

Balbulol – hard to pronounce, but a place to fall in love with. Bruce jokingly calls it Babylon but he’s not far off the mark. Like the famous hanging gardens, an astonishing array of vegetation clings tenaciously to the sheer … Continue reading

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The Cave – Tolmolol Bay, East Misool

We’re heading to remote Misool in southern Raja Ampat for a month or so with our buddy boat “Jams”. By all accounts this is a world class diving location, so we’re very excited and can’t wait to explore as many … Continue reading

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The MOTHER#%*#ER

Life is never dull on a cruising boat. 

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No Frills, No Frou-Frous

There’s been a few postponements to our haul out due to other boats needing emergency lifts more urgently than us. But now, finally, it’s our turn. We need to haul to fit the new prop (impossible to do in-water), and … Continue reading

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