American solo sailor making her way around the globe

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The last time Linda Pasquariello was in the Australian town of Bundy, she was here to recover her stricken yacht, which was left sitting high and dry on a footpath following the Christmas floods a year ago.

But the sailor arrived in town on a happier mission this week — a solo sailing trip around the world.

"I left San Francisco in July and went to Hawaii, Tonga and then on to Bundy," Pasquariello told the News-Mail this week. "Then I'll head to Darwin to the Indian Ocean over to South Africa."

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