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Old 21-12-2008, 17:43   #1
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Talking Christmas: Where Are You ? Photos, Please . . .

This is posted in the Liveaboards forum so the landlubbers don't get too jealous...

I thought it would be kinda kewl to see the wonderful (or may be not so wonderful) places each of us are spending Christmas.

We are still in Sydney and just near the Heads of Sydney Harbour is a bay surrounded by bush. So of course it gets full of boaties!

Anyway, we have a pretty good spot here and the pick is deep, we are a dinghy ride and walk from a supermarket and bottle-o and our solar powered Christmas Tree is up and flashing. So what more could we want??

By christmas Day our bay will be full of 1,000 people all testing their new aqua chrissy pressies! Better get the fenders out! LOL


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Old 21-12-2008, 18:36   #2
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*Sigh*



At least some of the crew were staying warm!



6 more winters to go!
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Old 21-12-2008, 19:47   #3
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ROTHFL The cats look happy! Nicolle is offering you the aft cabin!

But seriously we in Australia would love to see snow it looks so romantic.

Make a snowman for us (actually......)


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Old 21-12-2008, 20:16   #4
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On the hard and gathering dust. But lots of fiestas and food here
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Old 21-12-2008, 21:23   #5
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But seriously we in Australia would love to see snow it looks so romantic.

Make a snowman for us (actually......)
As much as I'd like to make you a snowman, I feel it best if you do it yourself the first time. Merry Christmas.

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Old 22-12-2008, 00:43   #6
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Love the DIY Snowman

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The coast near the southernmost tip of africa. Ocean behind me, I am standing on the coastal sandunes, a sand road heading toward the totally roadless mountains. There is a road around the mountains clinging to the mountainside but it is a long way to a road over the mountains. The place we stayed had only solar electricity and firewood for fuel. When the batteries got low the electricity clicked off and we got out the kerosine lamps. No cell or other phone and no TV. It is hot but not too hot.
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I'm in Baie de Marigot in St Martin...beautiful french colonial town with all the wonderful blue water the Caribbean is famous for......83F during the day but gets really chilly at night...all the way down to 78F.....
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Old 22-12-2008, 07:56   #9
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I'm in Baie de Marigot in St Martin...beautiful french colonial town with all the wonderful blue water the Caribbean is famous for......
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Old 22-12-2008, 08:02   #10
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Tobago Cays for the Holidays!!!
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Our home on Nevis overlooks The Narrows, which separates St. Kitts and Nevis. The Atlantic is in the distance. We get some nice sunsets on the Caribbean side. We'll be having Christmas dinner with Nevis ex-pats from England, Bermuda and the U.S.

Our boat used to be moored within sight in a cove below us, but is now up for sale in Bradenton, Florida. Actually, living on a Caribbean island is kind of like living aboard our boat, but without having to worry about the fresh water supply.

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Yeah! I'd like to be in the Southern hemisphere about now!

There's nothing romantic about being stuck in your own driveway after a night of snow. I got 4 meters (hi-centered), just 100 to go. NOT! What ever happen to the global warming talk?

But that just prolongs the Christmas time off.
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"What ever happen to the global warming talk?"

I've heard all the excuses. This one's my favorite:

"It's the big dip before the big temperature spike."

LOLOL!

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Watching the boat and dock sitting noticeably lower in the water because of all the snow on them.
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Yeah! I'd like to be in the Southern hemisphere about now!

There's nothing romantic about being stuck in your own driveway after a night of snow. I got 4 meters (hi-centered), just 100 to go. NOT! What ever happen to the global warming talk?

But that just prolongs the Christmas time off.

Ditto...and no pictures anyone wants to see..just two rigs stuck in mine
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