Category Archives: Southeast Asia Logs

The Andaman Islands (India)

On the first leg of our journey across the Indian Ocean, we made landfall at Port Blair in the remote Indian outpost of the Andaman Islands at 0730 on the 17th of January. Port Control granted us permission to enter … Continue reading

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Phuket to the Andaman Islands (India)

  We had a relaxing Sunday evening on a mooring at Ko Miang, chatting till we faded away after the barbecue dinner. The water below “Moonshadow” was crystal clear and we could see the giant mooring we were tied to … Continue reading

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How to extend a Thai Visa? (or waste an entire day!)

We’re often asked by people who are unfamiliar to the cruising lifestyle what we do all day. They envision us spending most of our time sitting in idyllic anchorages, sipping on exotic cocktails while working on our suntans. We … Continue reading

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Cambodia

November 9 We checked out of Vietnam, boarded another boat, went a few hundred meters upstream, disembarked again, presumably at the other side of the border, handled the formalities and were welcomed into Cambodia without any further drama. Boarding the … Continue reading

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Back in Malaysia

We hope you are enjoying your holiday season and just wanted to bring everyone up to date on where we are and what we’re up to. Also, we hope to hear from some of you with whom we’ve lost contact. … Continue reading

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Cambodia: Phnom Penh and Angkor Wat

November 9, 2007 We checked out of Vietnam, boarded another boat, went a few hundred meters upstream, disembarked again presumably at the other side of the border, handled the formalities, and were welcomed into Cambodia without any further drama. … Continue reading

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Vietnam From Top to Bottom

October 8 One of the great things about being based in Langkawi is that the airport is just a 10-15 minute hop from the marina, and there are regular connections via Malaysia Airlines to Kuala Lumpur or “K-L”. From … Continue reading

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Singapore Redux

We took a bit of a break from cruising, from late April to late June, to visit friends and family in the United States, and see a bit of Hong Kong and China. Returning to Moonshadow, which was lying in … Continue reading

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Lazing Around Langkawi

After a three month summer break in New Zealand, we returned to the island of Langkawi to find Moonshadow looking even better than when we left her. Rodin and his staff at Telaga Harbour Marina, under whose care we left … Continue reading

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A Thailand Tiki Tour

With two rallies, four countries and five thousand miles of sailing all in our wake, we were looking forward to winding down the season with some relaxed and easy cruising. We had more than a month up our sleeves before … Continue reading

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