As already written, Panama has some serious drawbacks. We are now dealing with the consequences of one of them. The matter is that Panama is a region of high thunderstorm activity which is second only to Central Africa.
The list of the Caribbean Archipelago’s top islands has changed. Guadeloupe and its outskirts are confidently taking the top position. At first, we passed Les Saintes islands as a hallway. It took a long time to find where to disembark.
We just could not pass by such a rock.
The GLONASS operation is fine and we continue our round-the-world yacht trip, exploring the Caribbean islands. Beside the beauty Martinique, its plain sister Dominica, the motherland of the tribe of Kalinago, is snuggling. Not in the sense of the nature’s … Continue reading
Let’s continue our story about Martinique. It’s a place where Josephina Bogarne, a French empress and the first wife of Napoleon I, was born and brought up. We took the opportunity and decided to search the legendary Sea Serpent on … Continue reading
Martinique opens up a series of coral islands that are very difficult from the viewpoint of navigation.
We rely on the GLONASS system that has never let us down yet.
Countries started changing with a startling speed just like in a kaleidoscope. Another flag atop the mast! Martinique is an island in the central part of the Lesser Antilles archipelago. It lies in the Caribbean sea of the Atlantic, where we sailed guided by GLONASS. In administrative terms, Martinique is an overseas region of France. What, the French again? Doesn’t Martinique have its own flag????
We continue testing the Russian GLONASS system on Barbados. Meanwhile, back home it’s time to select the President of Russia and our active life philosophy makes us start looking for a polling station.
GLONASS operates on Barbados.
At first, by bus …
GLONASS helped us reach the Lesser Antilles. Finally, we’re on Barbados where they met us fully armed.
The military fleet under cover of a coast artillery battery.
GLONASS helped us pass the Atlantic. The passage wasn’t too difficult, as we were lucky with the weather.
And that’s how it all started…
This huge cobblestone is the last piece of land before the ocean.
…and on February 21, 2011, the Russian yacht Delta moored to Barbados.
Russian yacht Delta started on June 12, 2011, from the Kremlin walls and successfully finished another phase of its round-the-world expedition, a three-week passage over the Atlantic.
We are happy to congratulate Capt. Nevzorov and his wife Elena who is taking part in such a complex voyage.