Barbados by boat (Part 2)

Being on a boat at sea brings a whole new perspective, and serves as a good reminder of what truly matters in life. 

There’s no traffic on the water, and aside from the constant purr of the engine and intermittent conversation, the sound of waves lapping at the side of the boat, is the only music on the playlist. From the sea, the trees and houses look peeny. Houses are built much taller than us, so we appear even tinier from the ocean.

Sometimes, a butterfly or bumblebee passes by, even though we’re cruising pretty far from land. Brilliant yellow butterflies flutter around the boat, before making the long flight over to sea

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The shore after the sargassum seaweed. Now, the stones and shells can be seen sprinkled like treasures along the sand. Only a week before, none of this could be seen – the shore was a foot high mass of seaweed (a fisherman’s challenge and farmer’s gift.)

When you touch land after being on the water, it’s with a refreshed essence, renewed sense of purpose, calm soul and sometimes – some really cool photos!

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Indra is a blogger, singer/songwriter and homecook from Barbados, who started a blog that now reaches 85 destinations. Joyful Life|Creative Calling shares content management steps, refreshment reminders, interviews and tropical vlogs. You'll see posts & vlogs to encourage you if you're called to reset the quality, pace and volume of your life for the better. As a teen, she almost gave up on life. Now as a woman saved by grace, she lives with purpose, interviewing people, helping libraries get digitally organized, recording from her cosy home studio while enjoying long walks and the kitchen. Join the journey and click subscribe if you like, for firsthand updates on new posts, guest features and tropical vlogs.

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