Finish of this section!

Despite my reasonable sleep, my mind wanders on the forecast along the coast, and I am contemplating first time this morning to call it a day for this section just here. I am mentally and physically worn with this paddling style. There are easterly headwinds all day, and if at all, paddling until noon is […]
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Mon 28/02-2022 Day 679

Pos: 12.1730,-86.7652 Loc: Puerto Sandino Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 30,7 km Start: 06:00 End: 12:35 It is already dark when at seven o’clock, a flashlight shines on my tent. I am still awake, open quickly the flyscreen on one side and shine back with my own strong flashlight. It is only a young man […]
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Puerto Sandino

Reached a safe and shady campsite and have refilled water bags, have a day off tomorrow to recover body and mind. Will write more tomorrow Herzliche Grüße, All the best, Freya Hoffmeister Sent from the cockpit of my “Freya” kayak
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Sun 27/02-2022 Day 678

Pos: 12.3304,-86.8791 Loc: open beach Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 29,2 km Start: 05:50 End: 12:20 The fisherman I talked to yesterday afternoon as spent his night in his boat not far away from my beach, with a small flashing light on top, fishing or not. My night was windy around two o’clock, but it […]
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Sat 26/02-2022 Day 677

Pos: 12.4725,-87.1879 Loc: Isla El Cardon/ Corinto Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 37,2 km Start: 06:00 End: 13:45 What a calm, peaceful night with no real surfbreak crashing on my beach! But when I wake, I have to fix some problems in my shop in Germany before I can get ready. Work is always calling […]
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Fri 25/02-2022 Day 676

Pos: 12.7003,-87.4081 Loc: reef Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 34,9 km Start: 06:00 End: 13:30 My cliff camp stays quiet, my Navy boys boat is gone, no people, no falling rocks, just some strange bird noises. I am also far enough away from the wall to be safe from any rock. I just hope there […]
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Tue 22/02-2022 Day 674

Pos: 13.1642,-88.0024 Loc: Playa Chiquirin Acc: room in Puerto Corsain Dist: 0 km My first worries this morning are if the fresh epoxy layer on my kayak hull has dried out overnight? No, not yet, but I have the whole day. I position the kayak in the bright sunshine, and in the late afternoon, finally, […]
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Mon 21/02-2022 Day 673

Pos: 13.1642,-88.0024 Loc: Playa Chiquirin Acc: room in Puerto Corsain Dist: 0 km I wake with the feeling my body urgently needs some days of rest. But this is my regular rhythm on my paddling trips – the body is resting, and the mind is extremely busy, or working out physically on the water and […]
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Sun 20/02-2022 Day 672

Pos: 13.1642,-88.0024 Loc: Playa Chiquirin Acc: room in the port Dist: 36,4 km Start: 06:00 End: 14:35 Until the evening, I am finally breaded allover with fine sand inside my tent, gear and body, it finds its way through any opening I need to leave for ventilation. Well, one just needs to accept this when […]
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