Puerto Chiapas

Reached Puerto Chiapas in quite a fast pace, all good. Reached my goal and I am DONE for this year’s section, I will go home! Back likely end of January. Rebeca and her friend Alex are looking after me, muchas gracias!
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Fri 17/12-2021 Day 652

Pos: 15.0207,-92.7221 Loc: Brisas del Huyate Acc: Hilleberg Allak 2 tent Dist: 43,89 km Start: 07:00 End: 15:45 Yesterday’s landing effort has to pay off today! But first, I have to drag and carry my gear some more distance to the ‘real’ rivermouth, as the water is even lower this morning and to get afloat […]
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Thu 16/12-2021 Day 651

Pos: 15.2582,-92.9583 Loc: river mouth Acc: Hilleberg Allak 2 tent Dist: 43,8 km Start: 06:30 End: 17:15 One of those days with fucking launch and landing… In dawn, a guy with his dogs marches along the beach, but stops only briefly for a curious look. On packing, I see him coming back with a friend, […]
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Wed 15/12-2021 Day 650

Pos: 15.5084,-93.2352 Loc: before Playa Palmarcito Acc: Hilleberg Allak 2 tent Dist: 45,4 km Start: 06:30 End: 17:15 Thankfully, the announced night fishing does not happen, and my sleep is undisturbed. Well, if one does not count the cow herd moving by sunset to the beach, just after the family is gone. What is a […]
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Tue 14/12-2021 Day 649

Pos: 15.7542,-93.5401 Loc: Palapa de vaches Acc: Hilleberg Allak 2 tent Dist: 35,7 km Start: 06:45 End: 15:05 My two rest days on the Puerto Arista beach were good for my body. I kept my tent halfway cool with additional shade of my sleeping bag, but pleasant ’beach life’ is something else. I took good […]
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Sunday and Monday

Just had two physical rest days camping on a hot beach on Puerto Arista. Not much to report besides a lot of office work, repairs and recovery. I start over again tomorrow, to reach Puerto Chiapas by Saturday. Thanks to Rebeca looking after me Saturday and Sunday!
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Sat 11/12-2021 Day 646

Pos: 15.9283,-93.8022 Loc: Puerto Arista Acc: Hilleberg Allak 2 tent Dist: 41.3 km Start: 07:150 End: 14:05 I wake halfway rested, but sore allover. Still, I know I will have to go again this morning to cover the forty kilometers left to Puerto Arista for my finally well-deserved rest, possible weather break and water-refill while […]
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Thu+Fri 09+10/12-2021 Day 644+645

Pos: 16.0601,-94.1240 Loc: across Las Varas Acc: Hilleberg Allak 2 tent Dist: 125 km Start: 06:25 End: 12:40 I slept fine, but in the early morning, while I am packing, two guys are strolling around my tent to check on my kayak, obviously impressed, knocking on it and starting a conversation with me. “Gringa!” Ok…I […]
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Reached Puerto Arista

All good, just dead tired. Have a day off tomorrow and will write more.
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Wed 08/12-2021 Day 643

Pos: Pos: 16.1818,-95.1567 Loc: Salina Cruz Acc: Hilleberg Allak 2 tent Dist: 34,3 km Start: 07:150 End: 14:05 I forgot to mention on my animal’s day yesterday the lush amount of dense fish swarms everywhere. It sounds like a heavy rainfall when they approach – thousands of fish on one spot close to the surface! […]
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