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

Fri 04/10-2013 Day 525

  Stepped in a cactus… Pos: here Loc: Punta Caimanes Acc: tent Dist: 33,2 km Start: 4:45 End:13:35 The wind breezed up all afternoon to constant 15 knots shaking my tent all night. I listened carefully whether wind went down, but nothing…I was camping on a flat area, and it blew right across. Still I […]
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Thu 03/10-2013 Day 524

  Crossed over to the peninsula Pos: here Loc: before Punta Guachi Acc: tent Dist: 42,6 km Start: 4:45 End: 14:00 Yesterday I chose the smaller one of the two possible beaches, which I really had to myself. On the larger one, I saw traces of people, and who knows if some of the boat […]
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Wed 02/10-2013 Day 523

  Passing through the national park Pos: here Loc: Ensenada las Playuelas Acc: tent Dist: 41,5 km Start: 5:05 End: 13:00 The campsite in the sailing club felt safe, but was also well lit at night, so that I needed my sleeping mask. I was up early and on the water in darkness. I could have gone […]
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Tue 01/10-2013 Day 522

  Finished all chores Pos: here Loc: Barcelona Americo Vespuci sailing club Acc: tent Continued what I did yesterday, including stress with my loved computer. Beatriz picked me at noon, I checked out of my non-sea view but air conditioned hotel room, and after a small lunch in a fish restaurant she took me food […]
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Mon 30/09-2013 Day 521

  Stayed in for lots of office work Pos: here Loc: Barcelona Acc: Hotel Punta Palmas Strange, my computer always plays up when I am inside and charging it on 110 V, despite the converter. At least so far on the beaches it stays stable. I really eventually may need a new one… I stayed […]
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Sun 29/09-2013 Day 520

  Eventually in an a/c room! Pos: here Loc: Barcelona Acc: Hotel Punta Palmas Dist: 37 km Start: 5:15 End: 13:00 The place I decided to stop at the beach yesterday proved to stay quiet, no cars drove on the dirt track up to my beach spot to have a Saturday night party. thanks goodness, […]
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Sat 28/09-2013 Day 519

  Endurance in the heat Pos: here Loc: behind Puerto Piritu Acc: tent Dist: 40,3 km Start: 5:35 End: 15:15 Ask me about my favorite paddling conditions – it’s not 30+ degrees air temperature, 30+ degrees water temperature and calm seas with not much to see, no animals bar a few pelicans, and just beach […]
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Fri 27/09-2013 Day 518

  Beach, beach, beach and calm water Pos: here Loc: Laguna de Unare Acc: tent Dist: 43,1 km Start: 5:45 End: 15:20 The night was relatively cool after the long rain, I even enjoyed in the arly morning hours to wrap my fleece blanket around me! Cozy…much better than sauna! My skin enjoyed the long […]
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Thu 26/09-2013 Day 517

  Fat thunderstorm! Pos: here Loc: before Machurucutu Acc: tent Dist: 32 km Start: 5:35 End: 13:50 Always write the update first and then cooking and eating… I fell already asleep after a big pot of spaghetti in cheese sauce late afternoon. Yesterday’s forced long paddle took it’s toll, and I may not be fully […]
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Wed 25/09-2013 Day 516

  tough long day Pos: here Loc: before Tacarigua de la Laguna Acc: tent Dist: 48,7 km Start: 5:40 End: 16:50 I was up early and packing in the moonlight in the eerie forest. But no one came, neither from the sea nor from the river mouth, what I was thinking. Only tons of little […]
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