Sun 27/11-2022 Day 763

Pos: 09.2308,-83.8409 Loc: Dominicalito Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 39,6 km Start: 5:25 End: 13:00 I had a peaceful calm night, no monkeys around my tent. I can only hear them this morning shouting somewhere in the trees. Tropical wildlife at its best. I like to start very early, to reach Dominicalito well before hight […]
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Sat 26/11-2022 Day 762

Pos: 09.3806,-84.1455 Loc: Playa Gemelas Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 13,7 km Start: 56:55 End: 10:15 I am ready to leave the hotel at five forty-five, and a taxi brings me back to the Marina. At six o’clock, a Marina guard takes over with his golf cart to shuffle me and my stuff to the […]
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Fri 25/11-2022 Day 761

Pos: 09.4249,-84.1691 Loc: Quepos Acc: hotel room rest day I have another wonderful recovery day for my skin in the aircondirtioned hotel room, paced with office work. Adrian, my initial Coast Guard contact, made magic work after even my German embassy contact was not able to change the Capitania’s and Immigration officers’s mind with a […]
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Thu 234/11-2022 Day 760

Pos: 09.4249,-84.1691 Loc: Quepos Acc: hotel room rest day I read, communicate online, and wait for the ‘night’ to be over – all in a deadly overtired mental and physical state. At first light, some cars selling coffee out of the trunk park upfront my site, and more cars and trucks noisily stop as clients. […]
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Wed 23/11-2022 Day 759

Pos: 09.4249,-84.1691 Loc: Quepos Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 71,3 km Start: 5:55 End: 20:40 It is time to leave this place. The skies are open, and the forecast says little rain today. Still, the breakers crashed all night noisily at high tide on my beach, but I am confident that the low morning tide […]
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Wednesday, 23.11.2022

I survived. In Quepos. 71.3 km. 3 hrs in darkness and high seas by myself. Camping in the Marina for now.
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Tuesday, 22.11.2022

The night is an endless noisy, bright thunderstorm. It flashes every five seconds, for hours. The matching thunder comes in noisy waves, and when the whole spectacle it is right above my tent, I am wondering if I am sitting in a ‘Faradaische Cage ‘ – likely not. I did not sleep much, but survived […]
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Sun 20/11-2022 Day 756

Pos: 09.6429,-84.6545 Loc: Bahia Herradura Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 44,7 km Start: 6:10 End: 16:10 Once more, an endless amount of glow worms tease my eyes when I look outside in darkness. One is even sitting on my rolled-down tent door, and I identify it as a small flying insect, I know they are […]
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Monday, 21.11.2022

Spent a halfway-relaxing day off on the beach. A fresh breeze kept sweat and bugs at bay. But camping in the tropics is tough. I am yearning for a proper cool shower and dry skin. With the help of Stephan, my host from Playa de Coco, I made contact with Adrian, a friendly English-speaking coast […]
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Sunday, 20.11.2022

Crossed the Golfo de Nicoya. All good. Writing more tomorrow
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