So you don't speak dutch? No problem. Here you will find, in chronological order, almost all our stories in English. The stories were translated from Dutch into English by Percy Balemans.
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Dos Mosquises, Venezuela
May 2013 - We visit Tasmania with a campervan and have a smooth (well, almost) crossing to New Zealand
April 2013 - We have a wonderful time in and around Sydney and sail (not race) from Sydney to Hobart
February 2013 - Lost in the touristic Gold Coast and then up to Brisbane, Clarence River and further south
November 2012 - We leave Vanuatu and sail to Australia
October 2012 - From Malakula, we sail north and finally leave the beautiful country of Vanuatu
Wallpainting on the island of Ua Pou
August 2012 - After a five day passage, we arrive at the southerly islands of Vanuatu
June 2012 - We sail from Savusavu to Koro, then to Suva and Muscet Cuve. Finally we set course to Vanuatu
March 2012 - We sail as crew on a catamaran to New Zealand and go back to our land on Koro Island
January 2012 - We are still in Fiji and we sail from Beqa Island back to Savusavu
August 2011 - We are back in Fiji and we sail from Savusavu, via Vuda Point to Beqa Island
June 2011 - We depart from the Marshall Islands and try to sail to Canton
April 2011 - Finally we visit Ailuk and due to problems with the engine we skip Likiep
February 2011 - Unexpected problems kept us from seeing more of the Marshall Islands
December 2010 - From Tuvalu we sail in one week to the atoll of Tarawa in Kiribati
October 2010 - After one week of nice sailing we arrive in Tuvalu
September 2010 - We visit some beautiful islands in East Fiji
June 2010 - After a year and six months living in New Zealand, we sail to Fiji
April 2010 - After living for nine months in Pukekohe, we sail our Happy Monster back to Opua
December 2009 - We work, see Kiwi's and prepare Happy Monster for departure
August 2009 - We already live in New Zealand for more than six months now
May 2009 - We stay for one year in New Zealand, trying to work and make some money
February 2009 - We visit beautiful Fiji, sail back to New Zealand and suddenly we fly back to The Netherlands!
October 2008 - We sail from Tonga to American Samoa, Samoa, Wallis and Fiji
July 2008 - After visiting New Zealand for half a year, we sail back to Tonga
April 2008 - The continuing story of our journey with Happy Bussy through New Zealand.
February 2008 - The first part of our journey with Happy Bussy through New Zealand.
December 2007 - We sail from Bora Bora to Suvarov, Tonga and finally to New Zealand
August 2007 - We visit the Marquesas Islands, the Tuamotus and the Society Islands
July 2007 - After fourteen days on the Galapagos we weigh the anchor and sail to French Polynesia
April 2007 - From the Cayman Islands via the Panama Canal to the Galapagos
February 2007 - After Bonaire and Curaçao we have a extraordinary time in Cuba
December 2006 - Back to work on our ship and beautiful tropical islands
October 2006 - About anchor troubles and a five-day passage to Tobago
August 2006 - A few days in France and even in the Netherlands
June 2006 - Brownsberg, rain and stolen goods
April 2006 - The people, their language and "De Dijk"
February 2006 - Living in Domburg, Suriname
January 2006 - From La Gomera via the Cape Verde Islands to Paramaribo
November 2005 - From Cascais to the Canary Islands
October 2005 - From La Coruña to Cascais
August 2005 - From Gijon to La Coruña