httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMoxCgfhhkQ The final arrival in Valparaiso httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaxQg2p8REE Arrival in San Antonio httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhgyNiOEqqg (a bit strange…) Trip preview , made out of old pics and footage…
Friday, after I got the gear cleaned and organized which I used on my trip, Cristian, Ignacia and I drove to Santiago to pick up the luggage I had left in Buenos Aires with Virginia, Alejandro’s wife. THULE organizing a ground transport to Mendoza, thanks! Juan Paulo Ceron was so nice to drive over the […]
I like to thank the following people and institutions for their help, support and friendliness on my first leg of my circumnavigation of South America, in kind of the order they “appeared”. Please, please forgive me if I forgot to mention YOU and please send me a quick note so I can to add you […]
Pos: here Loc: Valparaiso Acc: Cristian and Ignacia’s home Dist: 0 km This will be the last blog entry in this format – my “official” arrival day! This doesn’t mean I won’t write anything in between…but not all days any more, sorry… Cristian drove me to the Capitania in Valparaiso, and it was scheduled to have […]
Pos: here Loc: Valparaiso Acc: Cristian and Ignacia’s home Dist: 53,8 km Start: 8:45 End: 18:45 Ick bün all dor... (Low German, from “Der Hase und der Igel” – meaning “Hehehe, I am already there…”) Sorry, landing in Quintay as planned was impossible today…will write more tomorrow. “Official” arrival as planned in Valparaiso [...]
I will paddle tomorrow, Wednesday, to Qintay, and will arrive in Valparaiso on Thursday around noon! I will stay in Valparaiso probably until Sunday, and probably get a lift on Sunday night to Santiago. Monday is press work in Santiago, and Tuesday, I will fly HOME! Yahoo!
Pos: here Loc: Algarrobo Acc: Lloreta’s house Dist: 38,8 km Start: 7:00 End: 12:45 I didn’t sleep long enough nor well enough, as we had set the time to leave the house at 6 am, to be on the water at first light at 7 am. The one and only day on the trip I was […]
Pos: here Loc: Puerto San Antonio Acc: Lloreta’s house Dist: 58,6 km Start: 7:40 End: 16:45 I woke at 6 am, and was enjoying my breakfast oats still in my warm sleeping bag, as it was quite a chilly morning. I needed to have my headlamp on, as it was also still pitch dark! This […]