Filtered by category "SA Sec 2 Stg 15 Venezuela"

Wed 11/09-2013 Day 502

  Arriving at the holiday village Pos: here Loc: Chichirivice Acc: Nelson + Annya’s holiday house Dist: 40,7 km Start: 6:00 End: 15:45 Today the wind at least was all day under ten knots, but still against me. I was making good progress and was thinking I could make it around the headland of Chichirivice […]
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Tue 10/09-2013 Day 501

  Island stay with delay Pos: here Loc: Cayo del Noreste Acc: tent Dist: 36,4 km Start: 5:40 End: 16:30 After darkness, only a single motorbike ran down the beach without bothering me, and I had a quiet night. Well, besides the usual heavy lightning all night and some rain with thunder in the morning. I […]
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Mon 09/09-2013 Day 500

  Late start into the same old slog Pos: here Loc: Aguide Acc: tent Dist: 20,1 km Start: 7:50 End: 14:30 All afternoon and night the wind stayed strong,and I wanted to check the sea first before I decided whether to give it a go or not today,  on my 500th day anniversary. When the sunlight […]
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Sun 08/09-2013 Day 499

  Trapped again in strong wind Pos: here Loc: behind Punta Zauro Acc: tent Dist: 21,5 km Start: 5:50 End: 11:20 When I read my forecast yesterday again, I saw that is was a north wind around midday that was actually forecast, but not that strong, and not north west, as it was when it […]
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Sat 07/09-2013 Day 498

  Wind surprise! Pos: here Loc: behind Punta Guaraba Acc: tent Dist: 44,5 km Start: 5:50 End: 15:40 If I’d have expected strong head wind most times, today not…after 15 km with only under 10 knots headwind, the wind breezed up to the daily 15+, but also turned to full, almost over north! I went […]
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Fri 06/09-2013 Day 497

  A nice relaxing day with locals at Puerto Cumarebo Pos: here Loc: Puerto Cumarebo Acc: Nohelita’s house My partner Peter wanted to be nice and called me at my usual wake up time at 5 am, not knowing I was still sleeping because I was up at 1 am to be able to work […]
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Thu 05/09-2013 Day 496

  Big reception party in Puerto Cumarebo Pos: here Loc: Puerto Cumarebo Acc: Noelitas house Dist: 33,7 km Start: 5:55 End: 15:25 An ant-free, bug free, rain free and quiet campsite, but not itch free… my many ant bites itch like hell and I have a hard time sleeping. I was expecting heavy rain, when […]
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Wed 04/09-2013 Day 495

Ants in the pants… Pos: here Loc: reefy beach before Velo de Coro Acc: tent Dist: 47,4 km Start: 6:00 End: 15:40 The night had again many thunderstorms minus thunder minus storm, just lightning, and a fat rain shower. I had the choice of maximum ventilation by just closing the inner thin screen over the fly screen, […]
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Tue 03/09-2013 Day 494

Trashiest beach in all Venezuela Pos: here Loc: trashy beach behind Adicora Acc: tent Dist: 42,9 km Start: 5:55 End: 16:45 I kind of enjoyed the hospitality and camp in the fishermen’s family’s backyard, but to be honest, I rather have my peace at night. Bright light all night in the court, goats, cats, dogs […]
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Mon 02/09-2013 Day 493

Rounded the tip of the notorious windy peninsula! Pos: here Loc: Puerto Escondido Acc: tent Dist: 33,1 km Start: 5:55 End: 13:50 At some point yesterday afternoon my reliable Thermarest mattress went flat, I was inflating it again, but within minutes the same… must be a big hole! I tried to find it with “sniffing”, […]
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