Exploring & Escapades

bits & pieces of my travels

Month: July, 2011

Reading

Currently reading:

summer reading

Sailing Alone Around the World, by Joshua Slocum

 

True account of Slocum’s 1895 solo journey around the world, the first solo circumnavigation ever. He did this all at age 51 in a tiny sloop called Spray. Epic. Bonus: he departed from Boston

 

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Quotable

“If I had a boat, I’d go out on the ocean. And if I had a pony, I’d ride him on my boat.”

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