Mon 19/08-2019 Day 451

Pos: 64.9231,-166.4926 Loc: before Cape Douglas Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 32,7 km Start: 8:10 End: 16:00 It was raining all night and also when we woke at 6 am. We preferred to turn around once more for half an hour, but a lookout of the tent didn’t look too bad. Dead calm sea, […]
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Sun 18/08-2019 Day 450

Pos: 64.6739,-165.4254 Loc: behind Cape Rodney Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 34,7 km Start: 7:35 End: 15:30 It was a dead calm Sunday! The sea was like oil in the low swell, and when around 1 am, a light headwind came up, we had not really much to suffer either. Still, it was Ross’ […]
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Sat 17/08-2019 Day 449

Pos: 64.5412,-165.8537 Loc: past Cripple River Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 24,5 km Start: 14:20 End: 14:35 The first day paddling with Ross! We got settled already last night on the beach, and I helped him pack his kayak this morning. We had plenty of space left in both kayaks, though as usual, the […]
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Fri 16/08-2019 Day 448

Pos: 64.4985,-165.4254 Loc: Nome Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Ross was up very early this morning with his 4hrs jetlag and went to town for an early morning walk and sightseeing plus breakfast in a café. I was still in bed writing my last two updates early morning, and talking to Europe on the phone. […]
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Thu 15/08-2019 Day 447

Pos: 64.4985,-165.4254 Loc: Nome Acc: Radio KNOM house Ross Elder, my new paddling partner for the next four weeks, was due to arrive today 11.40 am. Katie was so nice to drive me to the airport to welcome him. Thanks for that, Katie! We settled down in the house, unpacked his gear, and I showed […]
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Wed 14/08-2019 Day 446

Pos: 64.4985,-165.4254 Loc: Nome Acc: Radio KNOM house no paddling today I decided to take at least two walrus tusks back home to Germany – and bought myself a cute walrus stuffie 🙂 Katie invited me for an interview at the Radio KNOM station, which was not live on air, but will be broadcasted soon. […]
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Tue 13/08-2019 Day 445

Pos: 64.4985,-165.4254 Loc: Nome Acc: Radio KNOM house no paddling today A lot of work today, the usual online stuff. Plus I walked to the FWS to get my other two walrus tusk beach finds tagged on my name. As a non-native foreign person, I am allowed to pick up walrus tusks, to get them […]
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Mon 12/08-2019 Day 444

Pos: 64.4985,-165.4254 Loc: Nome Acc: Radio KNOM house no paddling today I agreed yesterday with my local contact Katie that I’m more than happy to stay this first night in Nome on the beach, as I had just settled down, became cozy, have internet and batteries and nothing to suffer here in my Hilleberg Hotel. […]
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Sun 11/08-2019 Day 443

Pos: 64.4985,-165.4254 Loc: Nome Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 42,4 km Start: 06:45 End: 14:35 I haven’t seen dolphins for weeks, and they are always my lucky sign when I see them! There was one right on my launch, and I knew I’d be lucky on my way to Nome and in the city. […]
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Sat 10/08-2019 Day 442

Pos: 64.4978,-164.6270 Loc: before Port Safety Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 44,3 km Start: 07:25 End: 16:30 Thick fog this morning, but dead calm sea and wind. I continued along steep impressive cliffs, the fog was just about thin to see everything So nice! I looked into small caves, gaps, and gullies, a never-ending […]
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