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In the claws of the mafia? Or just of a greedy driver

In the claws of the mafia? Or just of a greedy driver

Posted on Aug 13, 2017

38° 0′ 50.1516” N 12° 31′ 17.5404” E July 28 to August 2nd “I do not know about your country. But in Italy, it’s quite normal,” the man insists. “That’s the price. Just ask any laundry service in all of Italy. They will tell you the same,” he continues. We have arrived in Trapani, on […]

Are you off to Sicily? Take plenty of seasickness pills!

Are you off to Sicily? Take plenty of seasickness pills!

Posted on Aug 2, 2017

39° 12′ 2.3328” N 9° 7′ 33.8772” E July 19th to July 28th “Are you off to Sicily tomorrow? Take plenty of seasickness pills,” recommends our Australian neighbours. They have sailed for three years non-stop in the Mediterranean, and one can’t rule out, that they know what they are talking about. “We have decided to […]

Caught in the middle of a town festival

Caught in the middle of a town festival

Posted on Jul 20, 2017

39° 56′ 16.2384” N 9° 42′ 15.714” E July 13 to July 18th I do not know what it is with us and town festivals. Ever since we lived in Elsinore 20 years ago and sailed up and down the Swedish coast, we have had the accidental misfortune, that we often go inadvertently to the […]

Enchantment Under the Sea

Enchantment Under the Sea

Posted on Jul 14, 2017

40° 7′ 26.2344” N 9° 40′ 35.346” E July 12th Guest blogger: Lasse Folkersen, guest crew member Ronja-round-the-world is about water and anything related to water. This blog post is about what happens under the sea. As guest-crew on Ronja, along the eastern coast of Sardinia, we had already experienced the majestic cliffs and fantastic […]

You hardly find better environment for water entertainment than here

You hardly find better environment for water entertainment than here

Posted on Jul 10, 2017

40° 51′ 39.9384” N 9° 39′ 23.1012” E July 9 to July 10th The weather forecasts of the Mediterranean countries are, as the wind blows, somewhat uncertain. We usually check three weather forecasts: Meteo Consult Marine (which is French), Wind and Sea (which is part of the Italian Lamma weather service) and Windfinder. When two […]

Back to reality: Olbia. A charming mishmash of a city

Back to reality: Olbia. A charming mishmash of a city

Posted on Jul 9, 2017

40° 55′ 21.7992” N 9° 30′ 28.188” E July 5 to July 9th After five hours of sailing, we set foot in Circolo Nautic Olbia, a small harbour in the center of Olbia. After 24 hours in the paradise of the super rich, Porto Cervo, we are again 100 percent back in reality. In Olbia […]

A beautiful night close to being in company with Bruce Willis and Mick Jagger

A beautiful night close to being in company with Bruce Willis and Mick Jagger

Posted on Jul 8, 2017

41° 8′ 6.072” N 9° 31′ 39.144” E July 4th to July 5th Phew! Now we tried that too. We are heading away from the Sardinian port of Porto Cervo after a day in the paradise of the thruly rich – where Bruce Willis and Mick Jagger are said to hang out with the royal […]

What a sailing life: Palma one night, Tahiti the next

What a sailing life: Palma one night, Tahiti the next

Posted on Jul 6, 2017

41° 12′ 40.1724” N 9° 24′ 15.7428” E June 30th to 4th of July Porto Palma is a large open cove with ample space for anchorage, and during the daytime you can even be part of an exciting sailing competition. Two sailing schools use the bay to practice racing for youngsters and sailing for beginners. 30 […]

In the wake of Odysseys we sail into the world’s most spectacular natural harbour

In the wake of Odysseys we sail into the world’s most spectacular natural harbour

Posted on Jul 1, 2017

only 41° 23′ 17.754” N 9° 9′ 44.3304” E Sunday 25 June to Friday 30 June A dream of a sailing day. Again. We hoist the sails, as we leave Propriano, and only take them down again eight hours later, when we arrive in Bonifacio, the southernmost of Corsica’s major cities. A whole day by sail. […]