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The way home

Now as we were done for this section, it was a pleasure to get off the beach, to sign into a small hostel, and to shower us the same evening, and all our gear the next day. w did laundry, washed our kayaks and tents, and rinsed about everything under the shower. We were asking […]
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Tue 27/11-2018 Day 322

Pos: 28.6666,-114.2386 Loc: Santa Rosaliita Acc: Jessy’s Hostel Dist: 30,0 km Start: 06:20 End: 12:45 Fortunately, the forecast for today looked doable, winds up to 17 knots from ne to nw, rising and falling again. But first, it was dead calm, and we happily paddled along. Sure, the wind came…it started to blow just when […]
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Mon 26/11-2018 Day 321

Pos: 28.8128,-114.3766 Loc: El Marron Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 49,5 km Start: 06:00 End: 15:50 We heard some vague hint of large swells again on Wednesday from our two young American neighbor campers, and when I was asking Karel for the outlook, he confirmed. So we urgently need to be in Santa Rosalita by […]
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Sun 25/11-2018 Day 320

Pos: 29.1132,-114.6769 Loc: Bahia Sebastian Vizcaino Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 25,0 km Start: 07:05 End: 11:45 We were so ready to go again after three lazy rest days on a beach! Karel’s forecast was still 1,50 m seas, but low winds in the morning with 3-8 knots nw, gusts up to 14 knots, in […]
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Sat 24/11-2018 Day 319

Pos: 29.2407,-114.8330 Loc: Playa Cuchillo Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent no paddling today Finally, the strong wind came. Up to 30 knots today, very rough and high seas. Day three of our rest days on the beach. Hopefully the last? We are ready to go again! But it has to calm down quite a lot ove […]
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Fri 23/11-2018 Day 318

Pos: 29.2407,-114.8330 Loc: Playa Cuchillo Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent no paddling today Forecasted were gusts up to 25 knots, but winds stayed calm in the morning, in the afternoon under 15 knots. But the seas went clearly up, some nasty swells were breaking on the cliffs. Our bay stayed more or less calm-ish. I did […]
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Thu 22/11-2018 Day 317

Pos: 29.2407,-114.8330 Loc: Playa Cuchillo Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent no paddling today The night with the almost full moon was dead calm, but did I hear some rain drops? Almost impossible… We woke to a calm day, and relaxed…the wind will come…maybe at 11 am, it started to blow moderately, then stronger. Nothing special, we […]
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Wed 21/11-2018 Day 316

Pos: 29.2407,-114.8330 Loc: Playa Cuchillo Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 28,6 km Start: 07:00 End: 13:10 The launch was a bit tricky. As expected, on the highest tide time this morning, the water reached over the flat sandy foreshore up to the steep gravel bar we were camping on, and created some reflective waves. I […]
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Tue 20/11-2018 Day 315

Pos: 29.3972,-115.0286 Loc: open flat beach Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 29,9 km Start: 07:00 End: 15:20 We calculated our water resources for the next eight days as sufficient, three liters each day for each. One of our spare plastic canister broke yesterday, and we lost two liters of the precious liquid. Still enough. Our […]
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Mon 19/11-2018 Day 314

Pos: 29.5216,-115.2679 Loc: Puerto Santa Catarina Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 41,7 km Start: 07:00 End: 15:20 Lisa’s launch went a bit rough on not perfect timing this morning. We pushed her kayak down the gravel too early, I told her to already jump in on a high wash and to close the deck, but […]
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