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Sun 17/02-2013 Day 397

Pos: here Loc: Buenaventura Acc: Navy room I had some struggle with getting fast internet, but eventually I got a phone connection from Juan and his computer. My own is a slow poke and not suitable for uploading pictures. The usual business session in the morning, until a big press conference was set by the Navy for 10-11 […]
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Sat 16/02-2013 Day 396

Pos: here Loc: Buenaventura Acc: Navy room Dist: 60 km Start: 6:50 End: 16:30 No paddling tomorrow The night floating around on the Navy boat in open water was quite bumpy, as the boat was rolling from one side to the other even worse than on my very first night on a Navy boat at Cabo manglares. […]
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Fri 15/02-2013 Day 395

Pos: here Loc: on the water somewhere Acc: Navy boat Dist: 67 km Start: 6:50 End: 16:55 Tomorrow’s estimated landing: Buenaventura It was a HOT day, no wind until 3.30 pm, dead calm oily water, good current perfectly into my direction, and good speed. But deathly boring… I decided to cut across the bay as […]
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Thu 14/02-2013 Day 394

Pos: here Loc: Isla Gorgona Acc: tent Tomorrow’s estimated landing: 50-60 km up the coast Good sleep in my own four bug-free walls. Just a little hot at the beginning. But three fresh water showers a day is no problem here… I did a visit to the historical prison on the island, which was really […]
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Wed 13/02-2013 Day 393

Pos: here Loc: Isla Gorgona Acc: tent Dist: 42,7 km Start: 6:45 End: 13:15 No paddling tomorrow The rest stop in this village turned out to be not as restful as in that other quiet one, as we stayed at the main village jetty and didn’t eventually anchor in the middle of the river like […]
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Tue 12/02-2013 Day 392

Pos: here Loc: Mosquera Acc: Navy boat Dist: 50 km Start: 6:35 End: 15:05 Tomorrow’s estimated landing: Isla Gorgona I slept like a baby, deep and sound. The guys moved the boat last night before bedtime from the jetty into fourth position anchoring in the middle of the dead calm river – for reason of […]
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Mon 11/02-2013 Day 391

Pos: here Loc: San Juan, 4,9 km from stop on the water Acc: Navy boat Dist: 60,1 km Start: 6:45 End: 16:45   Tomorrow’s estimated landing: somewhere about 50 km more north I decided today to go the easier way – as I had my four Navy bodyguards with me anyway in their boat, I […]
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Sun 10/02-2013 Day 390

Pos: here Loc: Tumaco Acc: Navy room Tomorrow’s estimated landing: About 50 km further north afloat on the Navy boat All morning I was busy with my update, editing pictures and talking to Peter, until Diego and Felipe took me to a great barbecue beach restaurant for lunch. We had carne asado (grilled meat), yam […]
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Sat 09/02-2013 Day 389

Pos: here Loc: Tumaco Acc: Navy room No paddling tomorrow I had great sleep, but my body was still very sore this morning. Time to rest in Tumaco! It was raining heavily anyway…cozy… Dario and Felipe drove me to town this morning to first stamp my passport. This was an easy going and fast job with a […]
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Fri 08/02-2013 Day 388

Pos: here Loc: Tumaco Acc: Navy room Dist: 51,2 km Start: 6:45 End: 17:45 No paddling tomorrow My plans for the night was to cuddle next to my kayak on top of the deck. It didn’t really look like rain tonight and it was warm anyway, so just my sleeping pad and blanket would be […]
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