Malaysia: In the 8th and 9th week of lockdown we are allowed to go jogging and cycling, Reto has to go up the mast to check our forestay and we eat out for the first time. Language: mainly German with English subtitles
Malaysia: In the 6th week of lockdown we make water in the rather dirty anchorage, find our anchor chain all grown full with barnacles, go shopping with the bicycle and learn about ramadan. Language: mainly German with English subtitles
Malaysia: During a pretty strong thunderstorm several yachts slip through the anchorage. One of them is the unmanned yacht Huia, which comes to a stop on the ground not far from SHE SAN. Language: German with English subtitles
Malaysia: The lockdown continues, we go shopping with the bicycles, have navy and police around, get into heavy thunderstorms and live our day to day “locked away life on board”. Language: German with English subtitles
Your hair is getting too long? Learn from Reto (in only 5 minutes) how to cut short womens hair (the video has been officially aprooved by Sandra, my hairdresser in Switzerland! Language: German with English subtitles
Malaysia: Now it also caught us! No, not the virus, but the lockdown. Here our experiance from the day before the closure until the day before the second phase. Language: German with English subtitles
Indonesia: We anchor in the Waecicu bay in Labuan Bajo where we enjoy the Indonesian National Holiday, the Waecicu reggae bar and surrounding mountains. The highlight is the wedding of Nyta and Benny where we join the wedding blessing ceremony at church, the afternoon coffee and the huge wedding reception and are warmly welcomed into the family.
Malaysia: Thanks to self made pretzels, self made wheat beer, white sausages (Weisswürste) from Thailand and imported sweet bavarian mustard we celebrate an original Bavarian “White sausage breakfast” (Weisswurstfrühstück) in Langkawi.
Indonesia: From Banta between Komodo and Sumbawa we sail the Southern route through the Indian Ocean to Sumatra. 8 days and 1000 miles with the wind almost always from behind, Parasailor (Spinnaker) sailing, the biggest accident we had so far on oard and a bird with diarrhea. In Sumatra we arrive at the Southeastern corner at the Tambling Wildlife Nature Conservation Park. There we are welcomed by a turtle who makes us curious about the wildlife in the TWNC park. -- link to the corresponding blog Komodo via Sumatra West to Aceh