Exploring AustraliaKeith and Arlene Beckwith from Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard took a 17 hour flight to Sydney and then caught an 11-night cruise ship to take this picture in Cairns, Australia at the Great Barrier Reef. We took this picture just before going on a 1 hour boat ride out to the Great Barrier Reef to snorkel and go out on a glass bottom boat, Keith Beckwith wrote to The Log. The reef was amazingthe flight long!The Baths, Virgin Gorda, BVIThe Baths, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands -- Dea Allen is a certified Beneteau sales professional with the San Diego office of South Coast Yachts. She recently traveled to the British Virgin Islands with other Beneteau salespeople on the annual Beneteau Top Gun trip -- and she took along a copy of The Log. This photo was taken at The Baths, a unique formation of huge rocks that extends from one side of the island to the other and is a popular place to visit in the BVIs, Allen reported.Subic Bay, PhilippinesSubic Bay, Philippines -- Kells Christian of San Diego took a copy of The Log newspaper along with him earlier this year when he did a marine survey at Subic Bay, near Manila.Auckland, New ZealandAuckland, New Zealand -- Dianne Langefeld and Roy Knoch of San Diego were visiting last year during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Auckland -- and they brought The Log Newspaper along.Two Brothers Rocks (Morro Dois Iramos), BrazilTwo Brothers Rocks (Morro Dois Iramos), Brazil -- Marco Carvalho of Chula Vista recently visited the island of Fernando de Noronha, located 200 miles off the coast of Brazil -- and he brought The Log Newspaper along. The island offers some of the best beaches in the world, he noted, along with excellent snorkeling and sportfishing.Nessabur, BulgariaNessabur, Bulgaria -- Vince and Pat Flynn of Coronado Yacht Club (and their copy of The Log Newspaper) recently traveled to Bulgaria, where they took this photo on July 26 -- at a local marina on the Black Sea.Nevada City, CaliforniaNevada City, California -- Robert Cash of Huntington Beach recently visited his son in Nevada City, about 80 miles north of Sacramento. I brought The Log along to read -- and to show the relatives, Cash said. Im waiting for the next issue.Vava’u, TongaVavau, Tonga -- On a recent bareboat charter in the Kingdom of Tonga, Chris Brzezinski and Angie Bartosik of Ocean Beach enjoyed some quality shore time at the Vavau Visitors Center -- and they brought along The Log newspaper. Anyone who likes quiet anchorages, pristine reef dives and having a beach to themselves would love the place, Angie told The Log. We chartered a 45-foot Beneteau, slightly bigger than our 423 homeported at Southwestern Yacht Club.