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Rodriguez Island

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Hi peeps, here we are, back again!
After 'long time no see' I eventually decided to ultimately update our unfinished blog and the traveling recap. At least since we have finished our journey for the time-being.. :) So the last, but not least, places we visited along the Indian Ocean crossing were for that instance Rodrigues Island. The furthest island to the East of the West Indian Ocean, practically - the one you get first to after leaving Cocos Keeling and getting across the whole Ocean. It was a beautiful leg, whole 13 days out in the ocean, without setting foot on the land!





Nonetheless, no-one was truly happy, in fact. Reaching the land after 13 days meant we had accomplished the longest passage in our lives (for most of us), thus this stage of the journey was, irreversibly, over. By far will remain deeply within.
Rodrigues, appeared to us like a little speck on the map. It counts about 40000 inhabitants, pretty much, so bigger town alike. We were charmed with the atmosph…

Australian Islands

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CHRISTMAS ISLAND

The passage from Bali to Christmas Island as very nice and pretty quick – we got there in 4 nights. I had a slight seasickness, but nothing like throwing up just tiredness and general dizziness. We anchored in Flying Fish Cove, the only place we could actually. There was a huge mining place just next by, phosphorus is what they extract. Although our boat was facing different direction, to the beautiful cliffs with astonishing, decidious forest and plenty of birds hovering around. One day there was Fabi's bday, therefore we rented a 4x4 pick-up and ventured out across the island. We visited some lovely beaches, had a amusing and spellboundstroll along the cliffy coast, had some lunch on the Dolly Beach, where we had to shoo robber-crabs away constantly, cause they where approaching us bringing a lot of trouble to us trying to hide the food on their way or kept displacing those poor (but so huge!) creatures. To my distress and misfortune I, trying to do the right thi…