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Sun 13/10-2013 Day 534

  An overload of socializing 🙂 Pos: here Loc: Chaguarama/ Trinidad Acc: Michel and Nevine’s house I forgot to have breakfast on writing my long missing updates all morning. But no problem, I can write and work as long as I can paddle and eat at one time. We were invited to a Sunday afternoon […]
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Sat 12/10-2013 Day 533

  Getting comfortable in Trinidad! Pos: here Loc: Chaguarama/ Trinidad Acc: Michel and Nevine’s house   I found a dinghy landing very close to the GPS position, this must be the meeting point? It was surely the end of the cruising boat harbor with a well lit fancy building at the end, a yacht club […]
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Fri 11/10-2013 Day 532

  Fighting Turtle Ninja and the Dragon Mouth… Pos: here Loc: Chaguarama/ Trinidad Acc: jetty Dist: 82,6 km Start: 5:05 End: 00:50 I was sleeping deeply and soundly, just woke for my usual night pee at 1 am. I was half back to sleep, when I heard a scratchy noise outside my tent, just like […]
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Thu 10/10-2013 Day 531

  Suspicious boats in the night Pos: here Loc: Cacao Acc: tent Dist: 70 km Start: 22:50 End: 16:15 The only issue for me paddling this night was falling asleep too easily, as the water and wind was calm. But as there was still a strong counter current of about 1,5-2 km/hr, I couldn’t take […]
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Wed 09/10-2013 Day 530

  Launched into the danger zone Pos: here Loc: behind San Juan de las Galdonas Acc: tent Dist: 36,4 km Start: 4:45 End: 14:15 I left Francisco’s house with mixed feelings, but mainly regarding the press activity at my arrival and the fact that I couldn’t land and launch unseen. At 4.30 am, the fishing […]
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Tue 08/10-2013 Day 529

  Chores as usual Pos: here Loc: Rio Caribe Acc: Francisco’s guest house   Arghhhhh…I hate rewriting posts I just updated long and then for some technical reasons they got deleted…so once more investing another hour: After some online work Eduardo drove Edgar and myself to Carupano to get my exit stamp out of Venezuela. […]
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Mon 07/10-2013 Day 528

  Staying in an artist’s guest house Pos: here Loc: Rio Caribe Acc: Francisco’s guest house Dist: 26,2 km Start: 5:15 End: 12:00 The afternoon and night was all quiet, no late beach visitors. Well, I once got scared to death when the many vultures occupying the trashy beach were arguing noisily about a piece […]
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Sun 06/10-2013 Day 527

  Really beautiful scenery! Pos: here Loc: Punta de Guiria Acc: tent Dist: 35,3 km Start: 5:05 End: 14:05 I better launched in first light, still got a cockpit half full with water.This strange surf is hard to calculate. No big deal.One nice beach after the other today, mixed with quite impressive cliff headlands. Despite […]
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Sat 05/10-2013 Day 526

  Beautiful paddling day! Pos: here Loc: around Punta Manzanillo Acc: tent Dist: 44,3km Start: 4:45 End:15:30 Launched again in darkness – without stepping into the cactus. It was quiet all night, no wind, just some strange music noise. I think it even came from the big island across! I could have paddled through the […]
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