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Mozambique, Mexico, Philippines . . .

more on the Thorfinn, and another Bonaire warning

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From time to time, we have commented about the Thorfinn, that rust bucket in Truk Lagoon, but we haven't written an in-depth piece in many years, because our travel writers will not waste their time aboard that boat. So last month's commentary on the Thorfinn brought several comments from our readers, echoing the writer's complaints, including this from subscriber Jim Rogers (Silverdale, WA). 'Where have you guys been for the last at least 10 years? Captain Lance has always treated his employees like slaves. I don't understand why people stay on this floating hellhole. It stays anchored in one place, no AC, food is atrocious, and the captain makes Bligh look like an angel. The Blue Lagoon has better food, and the ride is maybe five minutes more.'

Gabriel Peñagarícano (San Juan, Puerto Rico) says, "About 12 years ago I was aboard the Thorfinn with Lance Higgs. He was just as rude, uncouth and abrasive as described in the September issue. Fortunately, he had to leave on some business engagement, and we were spared his boorishness for several days. During that time, the operation was run by his wife, and it was quite a change. The two or three days during which he was on board were the worst I have ever experienced on a liveaboard or anywhere else." Nuff said....

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