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Sun 12/01-2014 Day 563

  Darkness, headwinds and shallow muddy water Pos: here Loc: dark sandy beach across Albion Acc: tent Dist: 36,4 km Start: 1:55 End: 11:25 I was jumping into the delicious mud crusted pants, shirt and socks, fortunately it was dark. No reason for the bugs not to bite my ass. I hurried to get going, […]
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Sat 11/01-2014 Day 562

  First mud fight on landing Pos: here Loc: mud and sand beach Acc: tent Dist: 46,7 km Start: 6:00 End: 15:20 About one hour after darkness I was eventually alone. No more flashing cameras through the darkness, constant calls:”Inside?” despite me not putting any light on and and they really should assume I would […]
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Fri 10/01-2014 Day 561

  Certainly a tough start day Pos: here Loc: Mahacai River Mouth Acc: tent Dist: 37,7 km Start: 5:50 End: 14:05 I got my kayak down to the wooden launching ramp with the Navy guys, packed in darkness and was ready to go in first light. Some short press interview and a BIG hug to […]
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Sightseeing Georgetown

  Ben took me to immigration this morning, to get my exit stamp out of the country. There won’t be much of another large city I will be passing on my way along the coast, so this bureaucracy job is already done quickly with the help of a friendly lady from the tourism authority joining […]
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Preparations Day 1

  I woke well rested at a reasonable time, the five hours jetlag are easy to overcome in this direction. I got a breakfast visit from Mr. Indranauth Haralsingh, the director of the Guyana Tourism Authority, who was happy to help organise and to arrange some press the next day and on my launch. Thanks! […]
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BACK TO WORK!

  I hope you all had a Merry x-mas and am wishing you a Happy New Year! I really enjoyed being home again, in my home, sweet home…what you only appreciate to have when you are away quite often and long. I am not even missing much my big old motor home which I sold […]
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