Day 78 – At Sea – August 7th, 2105

Manta, Ecuador to Callao, Peru

After the Panama Canal this is the first of two very welcome and relaxing sea days, as we meander slowly down the west coast of South America towards Callao, the port city for Lima in Peru. Today’s most notable sight was fish boats, literally hundreds, if not thousands of them. Late afternoon, when sitting on the balcony, we spotted a tanker on the port quarter, and when checking it out with the binoculars we spotted small fish boats, also on the horizon, stretching from ahead all the way astern on the port or inshore side.

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