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Sun 05/04-2015 Day 831

  trip days left: 27 straight distance left: 599,4 km Pos: here Loc: End of Lagoa Mirim Acc: Osvaldo and Evas holiday house Dist: 27,2 km Start: 5:15 End: 13:15 Today was a good example for the changeable weather in this area. The outlook was calm for the day, but strong 20 kn headwinds from […]
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Sat 04/04-2015 Day 830

  trip days left: 28 straight distance left: 476 km Pos: here Loc: Lagoa Mirim Acc: tent Dist: 63,9 km Start: 4:35 End: 17:50 When I read the forecast for tomorrow with morning until noon low winds, afternoon- whenever this maybe – over 20 knots headwind from south,I guessed I should better get in as […]
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Fri 03/04-2015 Day 829

  trip days left: 29 straight distance left: 524,7 km Pos: here Loc: Lagoa Mirim Acc: tent Dist: 48,1 km Start: 6:15 End: 16:20 It was a long crossing day with one beach stop at a headland. Good low to moderate side/ following winds and partly choppy water. Nothing exciting, but the western beach is […]
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Thu 02/04-2015 Day 828

  trip days left: 30 straight distance left: 562,9 km Pos: here Loc: Lagoa Mirim Acc: tent Dist: 45,7 km Start: 6:00 End: 16:00 I left the guys behind with mixed emotions this morning – as much as I enjoy the change of having company, as much I rather paddle alone or with my well-known […]
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Wed 01/04-2015 Day 827

  trip days left: 31 straight distance left: 599,9 km Highlights: Amazing flying cobweb strings with attached spiders Lowlights: Thousands of not amazing flying mosquitoes Pos: here Loc: Entrada do Lagoa Mirim Acc: tent Dist: 41,6 km Start: 6:05 End: 16:25 Unfortunately I had to leave yesterday night once more my bug-free and bug-proof tent, […]
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Sun 31/03-2015 Day 826

    trip days left: 32 straight distance left: 630,6 km Pos: here Loc: Canal Sao Goncalo Acc: tent Dist: 36,1 km Start: 6:05 End: 15:30 I got an escort again, this time double! Double in all – in persons, in the kayak, in the days. A two-days escort in a double kayak by Antonio […]
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Sun 30/03-2015 Day 825

  trip days left: 33 straight distance left: 652,7 km Loc: Laranjal Acc: tent What a rainstorm all morning!It was pouring down like never, at least it sounded like it on the roof of my equipment hall where my tent was high and dry. I had a cozy morning with a book, until I had […]
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Sun 29/03-2015 Day 824

  trip days left: 34 straight distance left: 652,7 km Pos: here Loc: L’Aranjal Acc: tent Dist: 37,6 km Start: 6:05 End: 12:45 Today’s job were two crossings back to civilization and internet at L’Aranjal. In a smaller channel in the otherwise shallow lagoon with again thousands of mostly unused fishing poles I got a […]
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Sat 28/03-2015 Day 823

  trip days left: 35 straight distance left: 683 km Pos: here Loc: Ponta dos Lencois Acc: tent Dist: 53,8 km Start: 5:55 End: 15:50 Great paddling conditions with the wind changing back to the ENE, aka offshore and calm with no waves. First calm, then lightly pushing and with going more due west, fully […]
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Fri 27/03-2015 Day 822

  trip days left: 36 straight distance left: 732 km Loc: Lagoa dos Patos Acc: tent Since I started my countdown of the trip days, I was wrong about one day, and no one noticed…not even Prof. Dr. U.B., although he complained about a too short calculated left over distance…I am not “calculating” at all […]
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