Filtered by category "NA Sect 3 North"

Fri 16/08-2019 Day 448

Pos: 64.4985,-165.4254 Loc: Nome Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Ross was up very early this morning with his 4hrs jetlag, and went to town for an early morning walk and sightseeing plus breakfast in a café. I was still in bed writing my last two updates early morning, and talking to Europe on the phone. […]
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Thu 15/08-2019 Day 447

Pos: 64.4985,-165.4254 Loc: Nome Acc: Radio KNOM house Ross Elder, my new paddling partner for the next four weeks, was due to arrive today 11.40 am. Katie was so nice to drive me to the airport to welcome him. Thanks for that, Katie! We settled down in the house, unpacked his gear, and I showed […]
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Wed 14/08-2019 Day 446

Pos: 64.4985,-165.4254 Loc: Nome Acc: Radio KNOM house no paddling today I decided to take at least two walrus tusks back home to Germany – and bought myself a cute walrus stuffie 🙂 Katie invited me for an interview at the Radio KNOM station, which was not live on air, but will be broadcasted soon. […]
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Tue 13/08-2019 Day 445

Pos: 64.4985,-165.4254 Loc: Nome Acc: Radio KNOM house no paddling today A lot of work today, the usual online stuff. Plus I walked to the FWS to get my other two walrus tusk beach finds tagged on my name. As a non-native foreign person, I am allowed to pick up walrus tusks, to get them […]
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Mon 12/08-2019 Day 444

Pos: 64.4985,-165.4254 Loc: Nome Acc: Radio KNOM house no paddling today I agreed yesterday with my local contact Katie that I’m more than happy to stay this first night in Nome on the beach, as I had just settled down, became cozy, have internet and batteries and nothing to suffer here in my Hilleberg Hotel. […]
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Sun 11/08-2019 Day 443

Pos: 64.4985,-165.4254 Loc: Nome Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 42,4 km Start: 06:45 End: 14:35 I haven’t seen dolphins for weeks, and they are always my lucky sign when I see them! There was one right on my launch, and I knew I’d be lucky on my way to Nome and in the city. […]
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Sat 10/08-2019 Day 442

Pos: 64.4978,-164.6270 Loc: before Port Safety Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 44,3 km Start: 07:25 End: 16:30 Thick fog this morning, but dead calm sea and wind. I continued along steep impressive cliffs, the fog was just about thin to see everything So nice! I looked into small caves, gaps, and gullies, a never-ending […]
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Fri 09/08-2019 Day 441

Pos: 64.5749,-163.8023 Loc: behind White Mountains Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 41,6 km Start: 07:00 End: 17:30 Omg, this paddling day had an overload of natural beauty! I investigated first a small relatively new tin cabin at a place which was named on my chart as Chiukak. One might expect more than one cabin […]
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Thu 08/08-2019 Day 440

Pos: 64.4050,-163.1771 Loc: Rocky Point Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent no paddling today LOL at Stuart Island I could not wait to leave, here on this beach on the mainland I afford another day off. I am supposed to meet my new paddling partner Ross Elder on August 15th, and I will likely need four […]
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Wed 07/08-2019 Day 439

Pos: 64.4050,-163.1771 Loc: Rocky Point Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent no paddling today I stuck to my plan to have a recovery day off, as no really bad weather is coming up. Still mostly headwind every day though… I happily slept in until 9 am. As much as I hate more than one day on […]
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