A bit of travel, sustainability, crème brûlée - that sort of thing.

Viewing: April, 2014

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Atlantic crossing

By on April 26, 2014

It is happening. We’re finally ready for the Atlantic crossing – let’s begin the journey to the other side of the world! We’re leaving in less than an hour. There will not be a way of contacting us for a while.

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Kelp collection – wet, cold and slimy

By on April 14, 2014

Only few aquariums in the world have a kelp forest exhibit. And it is because you cannot grow kelp effectively in captivity. In order to maintain living kelp forest, you need to collect the macroalgae on a regular basis. Today

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Sailing, at last!

By on April 10, 2014

At last, the day arrived. After fifty days of waiting, I was madly excited. After more than four years of building, the owner and builders were emotional. We were leaving Knysna behind, and sailing 300nm or so to Cape Town.

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Volunteering at the Two Oceans Aquarium Cape Town, South Africa

By on April 2, 2014

Meantime in the Aquarium, the kindest, nicest and coolest people are working hard to keep the fish happy and healthy. I am deeply grateful to them for offering me a chance to observe the behind the scenes of the aquarist