Even though this thread has fallen off the page, it still gets some hits.

So let's update our adventurers:

Jessica is well into training for the Sydney-Hobart race. Last year she was too young to enter, this year she has her own boat & crew. Story here.

Abby, et al are winning film nominations & awards - here.

Laura has visited Durban in South Africa - & just missed running down a whale.

Jeanne is still in Capetown - with a joke:

My latest on the slow pace of work.....

Q: "Why is Cape Town called the 'Mother City'?

A: "Because it takes nine months to get anything done!"

More here.

And, finally, Roz is in Colorado, having rowed across the Indian Ocean. Story here.
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