SailNet Community - View Single Post - Voyaging on $500 per month
View Single Post
Old 02-03-2014
sailordave sailordave is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Jun 2001
Posts: 608
Thanks: 0
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Rep Power: 14
sailordave is on a distinguished road
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Didn't see a single one of those damn Mickey D's when I was in Cape Verde either! Was quite a welcome relief.

And of 16 (or is it 17?) countries I've been too, that was the hardest place I've been to use a US dollar. Most places they'll take it and give you change in the local currency even if it's not a great exchange rate. But it was almost impossible there w/o going to the bank to change to Escudo's. Fortunately others on the boat had plenty of Euros. That works.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook