Articles posted by "Freya"

READY TO GOOOOO!!!!

One more night – I will be starting tomorrow on my trip around North America!!! I’m so much looking forward to be back on the water!!! Come and see me tonight at my farewell-talk at Outdoor Research Retail Store in downtown Seattle. Start 7 pm, a few tickets at the door may be still available. […]
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Future postings

In future, my updates from my new trip will still be posted via satellite phone on my blog and forwarded automatically to my facebook page and site. But all discussions and comment are gathered on my facebook page. I have even turned off the comment function on my blog entries. Communication styles have changed these […]
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My baby in it’s cradle!

NO, my baby is NOT in a coffin from KLEX Klaus Exportverpackungen GmbH ! It’s in it’s CRADLE and on it’s way to fly to Seattle! I’ll be following on Friday next week…see you soon on the other side of the big pond!
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The journey begins!

At least for my first kayak… I dropped it yesterday at the export wrapping company KLEX Klaus Exportverpackungen GmbH who volunteered to put it into a wooden box for maximum protection on the cargo flight to Seattle. Thanks very much to Martin Klaus and his team! Now ILG Interline Luftfracht GmbH with Mike Böttcher, organized by […]
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“Lady of Liberty” – see you back in New York!

  …back in about 8 to 10 years or such! All BIG TRIP starts with a small step…my flight is booked now, arriving March 9th in Seattle. My talking dates prior to my launch are also all set now: Vancouver 16.3., thanks to Bob Putnam and Amy Harris from Deep Cove Outdoors for organizing! Victoria […]
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LA ARMADA de FREYA…

This will be my fleet for the North Island! Not 100% labeled yet with all the (sponsor) stickers, but it’s coming…! I have just spent 3 1/2 days of hard work in the Lettmann factory. Thanks very much to the Lettmann GmbH with Jochen Lettmann, Martina, Klaus and Anne and to all their employees to […]
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Sun 14.08.2016 Day 43

Sunday, 14.08.2016 Day 43 39,4 km 6.30 h to 14.40 h N 52.13503 W 07.20173 Back to the starting beach! My last day around Ireland! I conveniently got up when the light came up, and launched into an almost dead calm wind day, temperatures close to 20 degrees, some sun. What does a weather-proven paddler […]
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Sat 13.08.2016 Day 42

Saturday, 13.08.2016 Day 42 41,8 km 5.20 h to 15.35 h N 52.17525 W 06.82753 North of Boginbun Head Low westerly headwinds were forecasted nw, then sw, and as usual, I underestimated the “low”, means under or just above 10 knots. It felt truly like more, and the tide was also against me most of […]
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Fri 12.08.2016 Day 41

Friday, 12.08.2016 Day 41 No paddling today The absolute opposite this morning to yesterday morning – a red sun raise with not a single cloud or wind – if I’d not know the forecast for today, I should have been on the water already! Actually I could have gone for maybe three hours, but this […]
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Thu 11.08.2016 Day 40

Thursday, 11.08.2016 Day 40 42,7 km 6.40 h to 16.20 h N 52.23941 W 06.31457 Behind Greenore Point What a pitch black sky behind my left shoulder al morning! As if the world will breaqk down every moment…but not a single rain drop was reaching me, and no thunder was to be heard until after […]
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