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Contents - You're here!
Charts and Maps - You asked
for it! Here it is! You will not believe the huge
distances - the Pacific Ocean is enormous. Anything less than
500 nm is a small trip!
Where are we?
- we are able to update this using our radio email (NOT
INTERNET). As technology improves so does our ability to let you
know where we are! We are installing Inmarsat on Quest. That
should make our life different this year. We also have the
- Click on "SPOT" to find us!
Meet the Crew
- This tells you who we are (kind of!).
Our Bible Mission
may seem (at first glance) as disorganized
and unfocused as life itself. But we believe that God works in
mysterious ways and we just wait for opportunities to present
Bible Mission Page 2 The
page above is just way too big and so, in 2009 I had to start a
second page of our Bible Mission. This was the year loaded the
boat beyond reason - Thank you Lord!
- Pictures and info about the boat!
- There are some good travel and cruiser links on
I decided to devote a page to
And another page to
And a third page to
Travels - from Hong Kong we sailed to Borneo,
then on to Thailand via Singapore and Penang, Malaysia - also
trip to Cambodia and a planned trip to Burma.
China - What a wonderful
trip. You can't see everything, so you must pick and choose.
BUT, you did guess that I loved the terracotta warriors.
Borneo - WOW! I don't think
you can get more exotic than Borneo. We arrived in Kota Kinabalu
to find a modern marina with all the necessities.
Singapore - It was great to
come into Keppel Bay Marina and have professional dock hands
when we needed them.
Malaysia - a very interesting place that suffers
under government corruption and favoritism.
Phuket, Thailand - A neat
place! Glad we were there in the "off" season.
Thailand - If you can tolerate big cities there
are treasures to behold!
- The main Cambodian city built where the Mekong River meets the
Wat - This is an incorrect designation of our
travels to the temple area, but (since that's how I originally
knew about the temples) I use the name for convenience.
Cambodian Countryside - Most of Cambodia is
rural, so it's only reasonable that I include this page.
Burma - this is truly
Voyages 2009 This year we
returned to visit our friends in Fiji - as we promised!
Hawaii I visited Hawaii for
the purpose of attaining my scuba diving certification, and I
2009 was the last time Quest was in New Zealand.
Because we plan to head north and west on our around the world
journey we determined that we can't stay in New Zealand forever.
It was quite bittersweet leaving friends in that beautiful
Fiji Because we had
promised friends that we would return to Fiji, WE DID!
Islands - Gizo
- The ancient site of
Nan Midol, a wonder of Micronesia.
- Some shots of
traditional village life.
(with chart) - 2008 too (That's
Lord Howe Island).
Voyages of the Quest (2005)
- Pt.1 -
Find our itinerary
(February to June) here!
Mexico - 2005 -
Here's the 2005 D.R.Y.C.
race to Puerto Vallarta.
A land tour
around P.V. - This was an authentic tour of the rural
area around Puerto Vallarta.
along the coast brings one to the
Mexican Gold Coast
- full of glitzy resorts and
marinas, as well as outlying anchorages.
El Salvador - This section is
mostly focused on our stay at Marina Barillas, a little island
El Salvador Interior - features
the people of El Salvador and their courageous efforts to
rebuild their country after over a decade of civil war.
Rica - The
foremost memory of Costa Rica is the beautiful rain forests and
Panamanian Islands of the
Pacific are absolutely gorgeous. It was an especial treat to get
off the coast and into clear water!
Panama Canal section also includes Panama City and
other historical sites!
Voyages of the Quest (2005) - Pt. 2
- Find our itinerary (June to September) here!
Voyages of the Quest (2005) - Pt. 3
- Find our itinerary
(September to December) here!
Voyages of the Quest (2003 & 2004)
Voyages of the Quest (2002)
- Quest was built in New Zealand. These are images of
our (my) first ocean voyage and first landfall as well as the
whole trip back to North America.