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Invitation to join the final leg!

  Por la presente tengo el agrado de invitarlo a la ceremonia que tendrá lugar el 1 de Mayo para recibir a Freya Hoffmeister, la mejor kayakista de aventura del mundo, que llegará a Puerto Madero culminando la primer circunnavegación de Sudamérica en solitario. Freya zarpó de Buenos Aires el 30 de Agosto de 2011 y luego de […]
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Thu 23/04-2015 Day 849

  straight distance left: 50 km Highlights: Last day in Uruguay! Lowlights: Inaccessible passport office Pos: here Loc: Colonia Acc: tent Dist: 41,2 km Start: 7:20 End: 16:10 No fog this morning, maybe because I was not in a small wet side river area. But it was still bloody cold. The water was dead calm […]
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Wed 22/04-2015 Day 848

  trip days left: 9 straight distance left: 83,8 km Highlights: Dreaming to be done… Lowlights: Playa Verde’s ugly industrial harbor Pos: here Loc: behind Arroyo Sauce Acc: tent Dist: 49,3 km Start: 6:15 End: 17:25 Another freezing night with a wet tent outside from the fog swaying over the water. Amazing to look at […]
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Official arrival date changed once more!!!

The Argentine Navy, together with a handful of active kayakers with Ricardo Kruszewski from SDK kayaks, Daniel Helft and THULE Argentina in the lead, is so nice to organize an official reception party for my arrival. Thanks very much! The date for that ceremony will be on FRIDAY, MAY 1st, 12.00h, on the FREGATA SARMENTO […]
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Tue 21/04-2015 Day 847

  trip days left: 12 straight distance left: 123,4 km Highlights: Nice wild river shore Lowlights: A freezing cold morning Pos: here Loc: Rio de la Plata Acc: tent Dist: 41,4 km Start: 6:55 End: 15:55 It is becoming autumn here…the morning was once more freezing cold with fog and a wet tent outside. I […]
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Mon 20/04-2015 Day 846

  trip days left: 13 straight distance left: 157,24 km Highlights: Great speed! Lowlights: Pos: here Loc: before Ordeig Acc: tent Dist: 60,1 km Start: 7:30 End: 17:20 I was a bit hesitating this morning to go at all, it was again the dreaded SE wind fore casted. But “only” 11-15 knots – I stopped […]
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Sun 19/04-2015 Day 845

  trip days left: 14 straight distance left: 208,8 km Highlights: Paddled with two guys together Lowlights: We had a little “accident”… Pos: here Loc: Montevideo Acc: tent Dist: 26,2 km Start: 12:25 End: 17:50 I worked online all morning until the guys were picking me up to paddle from my last spot to the […]
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Sat 18/04-2015 Day 844

  trip days left: 15 straight distance left: 228,5 km Loc: behind Arroyo Pando Acc: Peter’s apartment in Montevideo More online work to do, and at I got a pick up for some press conference at 1.30 pm at the kayak club. South American TV stations are different to European ones, despite two of them […]
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Fri 17/04-2015 Day 843

  trip days left: 15 straight distance left: 228,5 km Loc: behind Arroyo Pando Acc: Peter’s apartment in Montevideo It was a day for online business as usual, and I did a long skype call with Ricardo from SDK kayaks in Argentina and with Daniel Heft as a translator to coordinate all the arrival party […]
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Thu 16/04-2015 Day 842

  trip days left: 16 straight distance left: 228,5 km Loc: behind Arroyo Pando Acc: Peter’s apartment in Montevideo The reunion with my partner Peter after 6 months was not really the best sleeping medicine, so I felt unable to do much reasonable office work today. We rather went to shop some food in the […]
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