Cultural Aspects of Off Shore Cruising - Page 4 - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Out There > Cruising & Liveaboard Forum > There's This Place...
 Not a Member? 

There's This Place... Articles on Destinations for Cruising, by Cruisers, for Cruisers...


Like Tree18Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #31  
Old 02-06-2012
aeventyr60's Avatar
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Andaman Sea
Posts: 1,629
Thanks: 7
Thanked 33 Times in 31 Posts
Rep Power: 4
aeventyr60 is on a distinguished road
Chinese New Year Festivities in Penang, Malaysia this past week.
Attached Thumbnails
Cultural Aspects of Off Shore Cruising-p1290028.jpg   Cultural Aspects of Off Shore Cruising-p1290026.jpg   Cultural Aspects of Off Shore Cruising-p1290007.jpg  
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



"Your dreams minus your doubts equals your net worth"

Life is a short journey, filled with emptiness and pain. Get all the sailing and booty you can.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #32  
Old 02-07-2012
aeventyr60's Avatar
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Andaman Sea
Posts: 1,629
Thanks: 7
Thanked 33 Times in 31 Posts
Rep Power: 4
aeventyr60 is on a distinguished road
Yesterday mornings Thaipussam celebrations in Penang, Malaysia
Attached Thumbnails
Cultural Aspects of Off Shore Cruising-p2060051.jpg   Cultural Aspects of Off Shore Cruising-p2070070.jpg   Cultural Aspects of Off Shore Cruising-p2070102.jpg   Cultural Aspects of Off Shore Cruising-p2070077.jpg  
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



"Your dreams minus your doubts equals your net worth"

Life is a short journey, filled with emptiness and pain. Get all the sailing and booty you can.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #33  
Old 02-07-2012
UPHILL's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Idaho
Posts: 88
Thanks: 1
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 4
UPHILL is on a distinguished road
Are those broken coconuts.

Hope they aren't shrunken heads.

Good job, racky. I need some culture.

Uphill
__________________
-----------------------------------------------------
Catalina 25 1984 #4558 Swing Keel, Tall Rig
Sailing Payette Lake, Central Idaho USA
------------------------------------------------------



_______________________________________________
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #34  
Old 02-07-2012
aeventyr60's Avatar
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Andaman Sea
Posts: 1,629
Thanks: 7
Thanked 33 Times in 31 Posts
Rep Power: 4
aeventyr60 is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by UPHILL View Post
Are those broken coconuts.

Hope they aren't shrunken heads.

Good job, racky. I need some culture.

Uphill
Yes, breaking coconuts in the street at o'dark thirty.

Shrunken heads coming up next, stay tuned.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



"Your dreams minus your doubts equals your net worth"

Life is a short journey, filled with emptiness and pain. Get all the sailing and booty you can.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #35  
Old 02-08-2012
aeventyr60's Avatar
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Andaman Sea
Posts: 1,629
Thanks: 7
Thanked 33 Times in 31 Posts
Rep Power: 4
aeventyr60 is on a distinguished road
You've sailed thousands of miles and think you've gotten away from it all....and then a damn Mickey'ds in the anchorage. The reality of cruising...sometimes.
Attached Thumbnails
Cultural Aspects of Off Shore Cruising-mickey-ds-cruisng.jpg  
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



"Your dreams minus your doubts equals your net worth"

Life is a short journey, filled with emptiness and pain. Get all the sailing and booty you can.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #36  
Old 02-08-2012
Bristol 45.5 - AiniA
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 3,577
Thanks: 5
Thanked 86 Times in 75 Posts
Rep Power: 9
killarney_sailor is on a distinguished road
That is the Mickey Ds in Pago Pago is it not? There is another one near the airport as well. Both are quite big and fancy. We actually used the one in your pic since it had free Wifi (now that I think of it we have used McDonald's Wifi in several spots - Sint Maarten and Papeete come to mind. Not sure how cultural it is, but does say something about globalization.
__________________
Back to Grenada in early December. Not sure I will remember how to sail. Will spend the winter and early spring in the Caribbean and then head to Bermuda and the northeast US. Still trying to decide if we will bring the boat to Canada, either in 2015 or 2016.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #37  
Old 02-09-2012
aeventyr60's Avatar
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Andaman Sea
Posts: 1,629
Thanks: 7
Thanked 33 Times in 31 Posts
Rep Power: 4
aeventyr60 is on a distinguished road
Yep, Pago Pago, but there was no drive thru for dinghies and canoes. I prefer a bit of the whole roasted pig myself...
Attached Thumbnails
Cultural Aspects of Off Shore Cruising-p2060064.jpg  
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



"Your dreams minus your doubts equals your net worth"

Life is a short journey, filled with emptiness and pain. Get all the sailing and booty you can.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #38  
Old 02-09-2012
Bristol 45.5 - AiniA
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 3,577
Thanks: 5
Thanked 86 Times in 75 Posts
Rep Power: 9
killarney_sailor is on a distinguished road
How about this one? Anyone able to identify what this is on barbie? No hints as to location until people have had a chance.

__________________
Back to Grenada in early December. Not sure I will remember how to sail. Will spend the winter and early spring in the Caribbean and then head to Bermuda and the northeast US. Still trying to decide if we will bring the boat to Canada, either in 2015 or 2016.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #39  
Old 02-09-2012
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Brazil
Posts: 961
Thanks: 3
Thanked 21 Times in 20 Posts
Rep Power: 8
copacabana is on a distinguished road
cuy?
__________________
Vindö 50
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #40  
Old 02-09-2012
Bristol 45.5 - AiniA
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 3,577
Thanks: 5
Thanked 86 Times in 75 Posts
Rep Power: 9
killarney_sailor is on a distinguished road
We have a winner - but you are from Brazil so that gives you an advantage. These are indeed cuy which are apparently a delicacy in Ecuador. Most simple meals (chicken, rice, and salad) are around $3 but cuy was $17.

For those not familiar with cuy (as I was) - let me just say that those are particularly large guinea pigs.
__________________
Back to Grenada in early December. Not sure I will remember how to sail. Will spend the winter and early spring in the Caribbean and then head to Bermuda and the northeast US. Still trying to decide if we will bring the boat to Canada, either in 2015 or 2016.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Social Aspects of PNW Sailing Rustyf Pacific Northwest & Alaska 27 05-26-2012 02:38 AM
More than 500 cultural works on sailing to exhibited in Qingdao NewsReader News Feeds 0 07-28-2011 02:30 AM
size minimum for East Coast off-shore cruising stpetersburgsailor Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 5 09-28-2009 06:53 PM
Aspects of cruising Cobra160 Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 62 09-25-2009 01:10 PM
Cruising with Rental Condo as shore base DuaneIsing Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 4 08-27-2001 10:58 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:49 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.