Filtered by category "SA Sec 2 Stg 14 Colombia 2"

Fri 19/04-2013 Day 458

  Pos: here Loc: “La Piscina” Parque Tayrona Acc: tent Dist: 60 km Start: 5:30 End: 15:15 Getting up at 3.30 am again, but I had a bit of time to do even a few skype calls home until the boys got ready to drive to the marina and load the boat with their needs […]
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Thu 18/04-2013 Day 457

  Pos: here Loc: before Isla da Aguja Acc: Coast Guard room Santa Marta Dist: 31 km Start: 5:30 End: 11:10 All went smoothly this morning – I got up at 3.30 am and we left with the coast guard boat and my kayak at 4.30 am to the spot where they picked me up […]
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Wed 17/04-2013 Day 456

  Pos: here Loc: San Fernando Acc: Coast Guard room Santa Marta My kayak got well repaired by a bunch of friendly helpers here at the coat guard station in Santa Marta. It was the best place to get the job done, as they had a bunch of more “patients” from their own range of […]
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Tue 16/04-2013 Day 455

  Pos: here Loc: San Fernando Acc: Coastguard room Santa Marta Good to sleep in a little today! Though i woke as usual at 4am, I put my sleeping mask on, earplugs in and dived back into darkness and soundless sleep. My body and mind need it! I checked on the progress of my kayak […]
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Mon 15/04-2013 Day 454

  Pos: here Loc: San Fernando Acc: Coastguard room Santa Marta Dist: 31,2 km Start: 10:15 End: 16:05   The guys were looking after me yesterday well, asking me what I liked to eat – meat, fish, chicken… thanks! I really appreciate your attention! But as I saw no kitchen in the small station, I […]
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Update tomorrow, too tired now…

  My kayak got heavily damaged on the stern and elsewhere on driving around the rivermouth of Rio Magdalena with jumping (and flying) in short huge 4m+ waves on the coastguard boat. Had to go to Santa Marta for proper repair. Full update tomorrow, too tired now. F…!
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Sun 14/04-2013 Day 453

  Pos: here Loc: Rio Magdalena Acc: Coastguard Barranquilla Dist: 11,5 km Start: 5:30 End: 10:00 One of those days… The wind went really down at night as forecast from maybe close to 20 knots yesterday night to around 10-13 knots in the morning, which convinced me I could go today – but I knew it would […]
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Sat 13/04-2013 Day 452

  Pos: here Loc: before Rio Magdalena Acc: tent All night the wind was howling around my tent, that I even had to close the outer tent door. 20+ knots! No lull again in early morning hours . It was quite likely for me after the forecast for today to stay put. My body actually […]
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Fri 12/04-2013 Day 451

  Pos: here Loc: before Rio Magdalena Acc: tent Dist: 17,5 km Start: 6:25 End: 11:05 I had the vision to have already passed today the rivermouth of the Rio Magdalena – I even wanted to launch about an hour before sunrise. But the wind did *not* go down in the early morning hours as […]
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Thu 11/04-2013 Day 450

  Pos: here Loc: Puerto Colombia Acc: tent Dist: 31,4 km Start: 5:25 End: 12:00 I was awake at 3.45 am, thinking again if I may be happy to launch in the darkness…no way! It is simply pitch dark on the water. I think the lack of star light comes from the early morning haze, […]
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