Filtered by category "SA Sec 2 Stg 16 Venezuela/ Guyana"

Sat 02/11-2013 Day 554

  Big seas landing on a steep beach Pos: here Loc: Lagoon at Shell Beach Acc: tent Dist: 33,1 km Start: 5:35 End: 16:00 I had saved all possible beach positions on my GPS according to with G-map catcher downloaded satellite image, but I was already sensing since a few days the GPS positions were […]
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Fri 01/11-2013 Day 553

  Paddling into wind and waves not fully recovered yet Pos: here Loc: Shell Beach Acc: tent Dist: 19,2 km Start: 5:25 End: 11:15 I slept actually well, even daring to put earplugs in against the surf noise. Still rolling from one side to the other, finding a position my sore stomach likes without aching […]
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Thu 31/10-2013 Day 552

  Ants again and diarrhea… 🙁 Pos: here Loc: Shell Beach Acc: tent Dist: 23,7 km Start: 8:30 End: 14:05 Yesterday close before dusk it was quite windy and I took the opportunity to have a bug free walk on the windy beach. I also wanted to check out the black stuff gathering quickly on […]
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Wed 30/10-2013 Day 551

  Not fully recovered yet… Pos: here Loc: Shell Beach Acc: tent Dist: 23,8 km Start: 6:00 End: 13:05 I spent that pitch dark night in my forest sleeping mostly well, when it started to rain lightly, I only closed my inner fly screen walls and let it soak through a bit. Reaching out to […]
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Tue 29/10-2013 Day 550

  Trying to rest and sleep in the heat. Pos: here Loc: Punta Guaini/ Guyana Acc: tent The only problem to get proper rest and recovery as usual on a day on the beach was the heat. I was hoping for some shade in the forest, but instead I got no wind, had to put […]
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Mon 28/10-2013 Day 549

  A good day – but no camp site…and a F(*&^% hard night. Pos: here Loc: Punta Guaini/ Guyana Acc: tent Dist: 91 km Start: 5:40 End: 08:30 Tuesday, 26:50 h paddled My river pilots and boys from the station helped me to launch at 5 am, all gear and the kayak had to be […]
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Sun 27/10-2013 Day 548

  Visit from many locals of the nearby village Pos: here Loc: Rio Barima Acc: Pilot station I decided to have a rest day in my air conditioned room. After seven days of paddling through the bush I think I deserved it! The three river pilots George, Julio and Lenin spoke good English and were […]
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Sat 26/10-2013 Day 547

  Hosted nicely in civilization in a pilot station! Pos: here Loc: Rio Barima Acc: Pilot station Dist: 38,6 km Start: 5:00 End: 15:40 I can’t say I love longer crossings, they are simply boring. This one started with high waves and wind, merged into a rough rainstorm with even stronger wind but lower waves, […]
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Fri 25/10-2013 Day 546

  Fat thunderstorm on lonely hot island Pos: here Loc: Isla Bongo Acc: tent Dist: 29,7 km Start: 5:15 End: 12:50 Almost a whole afternoon on a hot beach with not much to see and bugs not inviting me for walks can be long, again thank goodness to my ebook. But at some point you […]
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Thu 24/10-2013 Day 545

  A beautiful day full of new impressions Pos: here Loc: Isla El Barril Acc: tent Dist: 31,8 km Start: 5:00 End: 13:00 Yesterday, when night fell, it got quite eerie at my camp site. A bunch of small flash lights were chasing each other, blinking bright here and there and here again. They were […]
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