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Mon 03/03-2014 Day 613

  Necessary rest for body and observing Pororoca Pos: here Loc: Punto do Congo Acc: hammock Light came, and first thing was surely for me to inspect my surrounding. Where was I? South of the light house, surely. My first looks also went for my missing sandal, as the deeper pool where I lost it […]
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Sun 02/03-2014 Day 612

  Wrong information…and caught Pororoca live at night… Pos: here Loc: Punto do Congo Acc: in kayak Dist: 66,6 km Start: 6:45 End: 19:30 The whole night the rain and storm was howling around my safe and dry room (if I kept the wooden window shutter closed…), and despite a calm day was forecast, I […]
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Sat 01/03-2014 Day 611

  Last day in Sucuriju Pos: here Loc: Sucuriju Acc: room police station I decided to leave tomorrow. The water level is surely still high, and high tide is at late night around 11 pm, very bad to look for a camp site in relaxing time. I may have to paddle at night. I may […]
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Fri 28/02-2014 Day 610

    A day with the village people Pos: here Loc: Sucuriju Acc: room police station My body felt better this morning, still I am all right with the fact I am stuck here for a few days waiting out the Pororoco time. It was the day most of my house companions were leaving for […]
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Thu 27/02-2014 Day 609

  Feeling like being in a sanatorium… Pos: here Loc: Sucuriju Acc: room police station I could barely walk last night as the underside of my toes was sore from too hard and too much and too long paddling. My skin was well washed in the bucket shower, still for quick recovery of all skin […]
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Wed 26/02-2014 Day 608

  What a horrifying wild coast! Pos: here Loc: Sucuriji Acc: room police station Dist: 59,2 km Start: 3:35 End: 17:10 This night in the early morning around 3 am, the bugs were NOT at bay any more. I was packing and launching in a cloud of fat mosquitoes. Horrible! Covered up to the max, […]
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Tue 25/02-2014 Day 607

  Tide is always against me… Pos: here Loc: South of Ilha de Maracá Acc: hammock Dist: 44,3 km Start: 3:15 End: 15:15 I had already turned around my kayak yesterday still afloat inside the forest, to have an easier start, just in case the water wouldn’t come fully up to my camp site. But all was […]
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Mon 24/02-2014 Day 606

  Entered Canal Tuluri Pos: here Loc: West of Ilha de Maracá Acc: hammock Dist: 48,3 km Start: 5:00 End: 14:50 Last night after I sent my updates and had dinner after a longer afternoon with some rest, I went out to repack my dried out day hatch and to take the extra sun tarp […]
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Sun 23/02-2014 Day 605

  A calm sunny day again! Pos: here Loc: behind a small rivermouth Acc: tent Dist: 35,7 km Start: 7:55 End: 12:40 I slept well, knowing this day would be better, at least according to Karel’s forecast. Still he said some rain… Sure I was silently hoping Pedro and Augusto were out there this morning […]
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Sat 22/02-2014 Day 604

  I escaped the waterhell with my first two offshore rolls… Pos: here Loc: rivermouth Rio Lamute Acc: tent Dist: 53,7 km Start: 7:10 End: 16:05 Last night I was successfully fighting a spider outside away from my tent, but got that same bug probably inside when I opened in darkness the top of my […]
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