Filtered by category "SA Sec 2 Stg 15 Venezuela"

Sun 01/09-2013 Day 492

Short day in shelter around the corner, it blows too much Pos: here Loc: behind the lighthouse at Punta Macolla Acc: tent Dist: 10,8 km Start: 6:00 End: 08:45 Apart from the two cars I saw yesterday, my “highway” next to my tent stayed fortunately deserted all late afternoon and night and I had a quiet, but […]
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Sat 31/08-2013 Day 491

Good progress on low wind Pos: here Loc: before Ensenada de las Piedras Acc: tent Dist: 45,8 km Start: 6:00 End: 16:20 Carrying my equipment down the steep staircase turned out to be quite an effort, walking twice with two helping guys. But it could be worse! Teresa said farewell, thanks again for hosting me in […]
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Fri 30/08-2013 Day 490

  Quite relaxing day with not too many chores! Pos: here Loc: Punta Cardón Acc: Hotel Punta Cardón My skin is better, no doubt. Amazing how fast it regenerates. Still I rather prevent that rash, or would have loved to stay another day. But I was looking at windguru’s week forecast, Tuesday, also Wednesday are […]
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Thu 29/08-2013 Day 489

Crossed over to a shower and aircondition! Pos: here Loc: Punta Cardón Acc: Hotel Punta Cardón Dist: 43,8 km Start: 5:50 End: 16:10 It blew 20 knots around my tent almost all night, I had to close my outer tent doors to get some peace. I had no idea if I’d be crossing to Punta […]
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Wed 28/08-2013 Day 488

Back to headwinds…I want rain! Pos: here Loc: bush at the beach Acc: tent Dist: 36 km Start: 5:55 End: 15:35 I want my daily “thunderstorm” plus rain back, minus the “storm”, as it is obvious that this weather pattern here calms the wind down. Today is bright sunny, hot and windy as usual, 10 […]
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Tue 27/08-2013 Day 487

The Gulf at it’s best today! Pos: here Loc: Punta Yuyo Acc: tent Dist: 48,8 km Start: 6:15 End: 16:15 Thanks goodness, he can also be nice in *this* way…after half a night with rough sandstorm, it calmed fully down again. But as there was continuous lightening over the mountains all night, I couldn’t get […]
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Mon 26/08-2013 Day 486

Same old slog into the wind Pos: here Loc: at a salt lake on the beach Acc: tent Dist: 30 km Start: 6:30 End: 14:45 Last night an electrical storm was blowing a strong wind and it was flashing all night, but brought no real rain, just a few drops and not much thunder. Still […]
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Sun 25/08-2013 Day 485

Boring and tedious paddle against moderate wind and waves Pos: here Loc: somewhere on the beach… Acc: tent Dist: 30,2 km Start: 6:45 End: 16:20 My brain must have been burnt out yesterday, or I was probably too tired to notice I plugged my sat-phone into the wrong USB slot to send off my full […]
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Sat 24/08-2013 Day 484

Across the windy and shallow bay to a secret exit Pos: here Loc: Isla Oribona Acc: tent Dist: 28,1 km Start: 6:40 End: 13:30 I was fiddling with some cell phone problems late night yesterday, and got annoyed again about my  computer, which shut itself down a few times. I hate non-working technical things! I […]
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Fri 23/08-2013 Day 483

  Online work and kayak fixing Pos: here Loc: Balneario Lago Mar Acc: Gabriel and Veronica’s house I just worked online all morning, editing pictures, uploading stuff, checking websites and e-mails for my trip ahead, called home and was fighting my computer shutting down about ten times and the slow internet in the hotel. But […]
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