Freakin’ Mayaguana

By the time Sterling returned to Mayaguana, he found us quite at home in the desolate little isle. Seventeen days in total we spent in the last, south-eastern most island of the Bahamas. The most of any place we had dropped anchor up to that point. Chak's bottom grew furry. We became comfortable and familiar,... Continue Reading →


Georgetown –> Mayaguana

(phonetic, like maya-GWA-nah) It took 6 days. We left Georgetown the morning of my 23rd birthday, and arrived Monday the 19th in Abrahams Bay. The DR is now within our sights. Dangling just out of reach. The three of us considered it actually, just pushing on. It wouldn't have been so bad for Joel and... Continue Reading →

Living Limitless in Georgetown

After covering many miles in the five day push from Morgan's Bluff, we were so grateful just for the chance to stop and take a breather. We planned to be there just a few days, to buy fuel and provisions, do laundry, explore the town, and socialize with other cruisers.. But then, as soon as... Continue Reading →

Stranded in Andros

Ten days passed with us marooned at Andros Island. Leaving Honeymoon Island and making our way across the Great Bahama Bank was 73 miles worth of travel that took Joel, Sterling, Mancha, and I to Morgan's Bluff. A tiny harbor and protected anchorage cove, where we seem to threaten taking up residency. The only structures... Continue Reading →

Reconnecting with the Roots

Living small and practicing low impact consumption. The idea that if you can’t fix whatever is wrong with things, maybe you can contribute to the problem as little as possible. The irony is that keeping with your own morals and ideals is totally challenging. It’s a lesson in humility; who am I to demand an... Continue Reading →

Part 1 – Who is BOAB?

Welcome to Tales of BOAB! Our very first blog post. Here we will continue to tell our story, through words and ideas conveyed by me - Michal. These experiences, though uniquely ours, we believe to be part of a shared human story. We hope that by being real, telling stories and sharing ideas about what being a bum means to us, we are better able to connect with you, fellow dreamer.

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