The written adventure

Follow our long adventure with the posts below. Let us know what you think by posting a comment – you can also subscribe to notifications when we publish an update.

Also check out the Brookes’ Big Boat Trip Bucket Blog to see only the posts relating to our smaller adventures we want to do while we are on our trip.

The BIG off 20th November 2019 - So here we are, it’s all come down to this, the night before the big crossing. We had an excellent
One more sleep 9th November 2019 - The tons of food have been stowed. The boat is full of water and fuel. The decks are clean. The
Slowing down 3rd November 2019 - After 4 months, 4,500 nautical miles, 41 stops and many, many old churches and Roman ruins, it is time to
Morocco – sorry, it’s a long one! 23rd October 2019 - When we signed up for a whistle stop tour of Morocco, none of us envisaged the 1,500 mile, 4 day
Barcelona 14th October 2019 - At Barcelona we skated everywhere. It was a very good skateboarding place. There was an aquarium and me Sophie and

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    Time flies.

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    The big push…

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    And we’re off…

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