Articles posted by "Freya"

Tue 18/06-2019 Day 389

Pos: 58.8125,-160.7014 Loc: Hagemeister Island east Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 21,1 km Start: 07:40 End: 12:20 Who is having a rest day on low wind (and suffers the many flies…), needs to work a bit harder on a crossing the next day with moderate to stronger headwinds 🙂 We kept at least a […]
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Mon 17/06-2019 Day 388

Pos: 58.7178,-160.4273 Loc: High Island Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent no paddling today We decided to have a physical and mental rest day today on this bear-free High Island. Not that here are much exciting things to do, as hiking up to the top seem inconvenient, to say the least, but it is better to […]
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Fylkir news part 2

Alaska 02 The 17. of June is the national day of Iceland, demanding a shave and baking of pancakes, to make a decent place for all of this. Plus a good portion of fishing and hunting, we decided to take a DAY OFF, the first of it´s kind in on this section. Putting us in […]
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Sun 16/06-2019 Day 387

Pos: 58.7178,-160.4273 Loc: High Island Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 35,6 km Start: 08:10 End: 15:30 Fylkir said he has slept only about two hours last night…hmmmm, was he dreaming about Sandy? He seems not yet to be in tune with the nature and wildlife here. It will come. He was unfortunately a bit […]
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Sat 15/06-2019 Day 386

Pos: 58.7729,-159.90755 Loc: Right Hand Point Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 21,6 km Start: 11:15 End: 15:00 We saw our first bear today! High time, it is already day 6 on this section! But at first, we were contemplating to have a rest day after a five-day’s work week, as the forecast was up […]
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Fri 14/06-2019 Day 385

Pos: 58.8360,-159.6187 Loc: Kulukak Point Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 39,7 km Start: 09:45 End: 16:45 Fylkir had a bit of a motivational crisis this morning, as it was raining and not looking extremely inviting outside. He grumbled something like “What am I doing here…?” and complained about everything ahead… We turned around in […]
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Thu 13/06-2019 Day 384

Pos: 58.5793,-159.2090 Loc: Black Beach Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 38,6 km Start: 08:35 End: 17:00 It came to me later, when a blue and white small plane flew low over our heads in the evening, that the wheel tracks from the last beach were from a plane and not from a motorbike. Sure […]
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Fylkir news part 1

Fylkir is writing: Arriving in time to Alaska, vent much better, than when we last time went to Mexico. Our trip started in a train, and after that we were taken care of, by ICELANDAIR which brought us safely to Anchorage. The two days spent there, in the good company of our host Jutta Dimke. […]
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Wed 12/06-2019 Day 383

Pos: 58.4208,-158.7830 Loc: Cape Constanine Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 42,9 km Start: 08:35 End: 16:40 I was so dead tired yesterday when I wanted to write, I barely could keep my eyes open. I need to start earlier writing… We planned a crossing of Nushagak Bay today, and felt it was a much […]
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Tue 11/06-2019 Day 382

Pos: 58.6147,-158.2077 Loc: East Point Nushagak Bay Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 26,1 km Start: 08:15 End: 13:05 A good quiet night in our tent, we woke both a bit sore in the bones from the unusual work. Packing was chased by the running up tide, and Fylkir go stressed not to fit all […]
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