Log #33o The Pontine Islands and to Rome

Log #33o The Pontine Islands and to Rome

Porto Turistico di Roma, Rome, Italy Nov. 11, 2004 Hi Folks, This log gets us to our winter marina just outside Rome. Judy is back and we are getting Veleda ready for the winter by putting weather proofing plastic sheeting outside the cabin windows and bubble wrap under the opening hatches in the main cabin
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Log #34a Back In Rome

Log #34a Back In Rome

Porto Turistico di Roma Ostia, Rome Feb. 8, 2005 Hi Folks, This is my first log upon our return to Veleda in Ostia, and my first log to my new mailing address list. To ensure I have all the addresses correct, will you please send me a short note indicating you received this log, so
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Log #34b Death of Pope John Paul II and Touring Rome-1

Log #34b Death of Pope John Paul II and Touring Rome-1

Ostia, Rome, Italy April 8, 2005 Hi Folks, We’re still here in Ostia, and were hoping to leave this weekend, but the weather has closed in so that we won’t leave before Monday or Tuesday or even later. All is well with us and Veleda. As I write this, Rome is locked up for the
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Log #34e Troubles on the Tiber and Rome-2-The Vatican

Log #34e Troubles on the Tiber and Rome-2-The Vatican

Calvi, Corsica, France April 23, 2005   Hi Folks,   I have finished up this log while motoring from Elba over to Corsica, and over to the northwest corner of Corsica at Calvi. It is a rather long log, and so I will put other tours of St. Peter’s Basilica and other parts of our
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Log #34f Preparations for Departure and Impressions of the Marina

Log #34f Preparations for Departure and Impressions of the Marina

Calvi, Corsica April 27, 2005 Hi Folks, We are still weathered in here at Calvi with strong SW winds, and of course our next destination takes us SW. We enjoyed visiting the Foreign Legion base here on Sunday as it had an Open House for the public. The anchorage outside the breakwater is secure and
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Log #34g St. Peter’s Basilica and Tuscany, Rome – 3

Log #34g St. Peter’s Basilica and Tuscany, Rome – 3

Bonifacio, Corsica April 30, 2005   Hi Folks,   We have now covered the NE and west coasts of Corsica and are down here in Bonifacio, our last Corsican port before heading off to Sardinia. I am eager to get into the actual sailing and the places and experiences we have had since leaving Ostia
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