Filtered by category "SA Sec 3 Stg 17 Suriname/ Guyane"

Sat 01/02-2014 Day 583

  A sick rest day Pos: here Loc: Awala/ Yalimapo or Les Hattes Acc: tent Rain all night made it easy to stay here this morning. It seems like the next beaches are all rather sandy without mud so I don’t have to arrive around high tide and can start and stop in daylight and […]
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Fri 31/01-2014 Day 582

  Crossed over to French Guiana! Pos: here Loc: Awala/ Yalimapo or Les Hattes Acc: tent Dist: 17,5 km Start: 7:15 End: 11:30 I slept well, the raging high tide surf calmed down fully at night and the morning high tide was 30 cm lower anyway and with less wind way less mighty. I started […]
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Thu 30/01-2014 Day 581

  Surfy beach landing Pos: here Loc: Kaaimanshoofd point Acc: tent Dist: 39 km Start: 6:20 End: 16:30 I’m still a bit sick…being all day wet in the wind doesn’t really help to get much better. Sniffy stuffed nose, headache…but I can paddle, have to paddle at least until tomorrow across the border to the […]
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Wed 29/01-2014 Day 580

  13,4 hrs, 3,4 km/h avg… Pos: here Loc: sandy forest Acc: tent Dist: 45,5 km Start: 4:00 End: 17:40 A little too much for a little sick person… my throat is sore, glad I don’t have to talk. If I’d be in bed, I may get a temperature. Instead, I have to go to […]
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Tue 28/01-2014 Day 579

  Dry tent camp in mangrove forest Pos: here Loc: mangrove forest Acc: tent Dist: 35 km Start: 2:30 End: 14:20 Oh, how I hate getting up that early to paddle! I could have left this beach later, maybe about one hour after high tide at 2.35 am, but I was awake anyway, heard the […]
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Mon 27/01-2014 Day 578

  Beach all day! Pos: here Loc: End of long beach Acc: tent Dist: 35,8 km Start: 3:30 End: 11:50 Yawn! Getting up early is no problem, just paddling so early my body really doesn’t like. Pieter drove me together with Cees to the jetty where I arrived, thanks to both to be also up […]
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Sun 26/01-2014 Day 577

  Relaxing last day in Paramaribo Pos: here Loc: Paramaribo Acc: Pieter and Nancy’s house Not much to tell…some press interviews, online work, a visit to Pieter’s parents who are living in an interesting house built right on the river on stilts. They can’t prevent their dog seeing the neighbour’s dog – on high tide […]
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Sat 25/01-2014 Day 576

  At a fancy Rotary Club party this night! Pos: here Loc: Paramaribo Acc: Pieter and Nancy’s house Pieter and Nancy took me on a morning’s round trip through Paramaribo’s outskirts with a stop in an Indian restaurant. I am really pleased with this country! All you see is friendly and inviting. In the afternoon […]
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Fri 24/01-2014 Day 575

  Office work, shopping and some sight seeing Pos: here Loc: Paramaribo Acc: Pieter and Nancy’s house The morning I was busy online as usual, first working on the past days, then looking ahead. From Paramaribo to Cayenne in French Guiana it is actually not too bad, mostly beaches, maybe one night I have to […]
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Thu 23/01-2014 Day 574

  A quiet rest- and working day Pos: here Loc: Paramaribo Acc: Pieter and Nancy’s house I didn’t fall asleep before midnight, started on my computer today early morning to start work online. I stayed in all day, my hosts were off to work and school. I felt like being in a sanatorium, feeling how […]
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