Welcome to the phase of our lives which will now and forever be deemed, The Crossing. When, exactly, did we stop cruising and begin crossing
? I think it was somewhere between Portugal and the Canary Islands.
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pole action, on passage from Alvor, Portugal to Graciosa, Spain-Canary Islands[/caption]
It's transatlantic season! The Canary Islands are the staging ground, and we are moving through with the masses of sailors who land here to prepare to cross the Atlantic Ocean.
"Are you ready for the crossing
?" "When are you crossing
"Good luck on the crossing
!" "Have you done the crossing
The excitement is building...as are the social activities, excursions, and checklists...
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Here we GO!
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Playa Francesca, Graciosa[/caption]