San Blas Islands, Panama

We had an excellent 24 hour beam-reach sail from Cartegena to the San Blas islands. Siggy and Hilary took a couple of watches from me and Gayle so it was a cushy trip for all but Pete and Tony (but they like sailing).

There are no interwebs here. I am sending this on a slow, creaky, edge network. But, the islands are picture perfect. And, yesterday, we bought fresh fish and molas from Kuna people who came up to the boat in dugout canoes.

Parapente en Ruitoque (or parasailing in the Andes)

Ruitoque, Floridablanca, Colombia, Sunday, November 4th, 2012

Tony and Jane meet up with On Delay’s latest guests, Siggy and Hilary, and explore the Santander department with lots of help and hosting from our wonderful Colombian friend Jaime and his (equally wonderful) family. This is the first blog about our adventures in Santander.

On Sunday afternoon, Jaime took us to Ruitoque — a parasailing location par excellence. There is a very professional club (Las Aguilas) that offers tandem flights. Tony, Jane, Sonia, Juan David, and Sarita (ages 15 to 50+) signed up for 20 minute flights.

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