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2 years of sailing – 5,000 miles covered – 43 degrees of latitude lost


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Blog Latitude Reduction

How to cook a pig

August 5, 2016


Warning for you vegans out there — it doesn’t end well for the pig…

A few weekends ago… we threw ourselves a farewell party. But not the typical grill-chicken-on-the-dock farewell party. No no, we went to the woods and cooked a pig.

Our good friends Christy and Jason recently shifted from 8 years living and…


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48North Blog Latitude Reduction

48 North article

August 3, 2016

I’m excited to say that I’ll be writing for the local PNW magazine, 48 North, along the way. We’ve been devout readers of this magazine for many years and it’s an honor to be asked to contribute our story.

My first article has appeared in the August edition of the magazine. You can pick…


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Previous Adventures

July 19, 2016

We’ve had a few previous adventures that came with blogs.

In 2007, I moved to Ghana. John followed shortly thereafter.

In 2008, we drove across the country over 6 weeks and 6,576 miles to their new Seattle home.

In 2011, we moved to Bella Bella, BC and worked for PacificWILD, then carried on to Ketchikan, AK…


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The background story

July 7, 2016

“Well there goes my dancing partner”, a disgruntled friend mumbled under his breath. It was Thursday night, our weekly go-climbing-then-go-dancing night, but this week there was a surprise. My friend had invited John along, not knowing we knew each other.

I hadn’t seen John in three years. We had climbed…

John and Becca Guillote

Becca is the writer. She tells vivid stories of authentic moments, highlighting the beautiful, dangerous, dramatic and hilarious with grammatically correct sentences and her tongue held firmly by her cheek.                                                                          
John is the photographer. He portrays the layers of history, emotion, spirit and culture in each moment through his application of light, perspective, and detail. He also takes pictures.

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