Fri 14/02-2020 Day 475

Pos: 26.4140,-111.4692 Loc: Bahia San Basilio Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 28,9 km Start: 06:35 End: 12:45   No more car visitors that afternoon, but a freezing cold night after the sunny warm sheltered corner yesterday!   Lush fish swarms were jumping around us already before sunrise, and we figured the sun was just […]
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Thu 13/02-2020 Day 474

Pos: 26.2159,-111.3782 Loc: San Bruno Creek Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 25,7 km Start: 06:35 End: 11:30   We knew it would be strong headwinds starting again at some point – in the afternoon, or at 9.30 am like yesterday? The night and dawn were dead calm, and we got up at 5 am […]
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Wed 12/02-2020 Day 473

Pos: 26.0066,-111.3383 Loc: Loreto Acc: Hotel Oasis   No paddling today   It got amazingly windy already around 9.30 am around 20 knots from the north. This gave us thank goodness a good feeling to stay in and to do city chores. The wifi here in the hotel is nothing worth, it blocked on my […]
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Tue 11/02-2020 Day 472

Pos: 26.0066,-111.3383 Loc: Loreto Acc: Hotel Oasis Dist: 26,1 km Start: 07:45 End: 12:30   I had at least a good night’s rest on this small gravel beach, no coyotes howling, no wind trying to rip the tent, no other noises – earplugs! I do not always dare to exclude potential danger noises sleeping out […]
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Mon 10/02-2020 Day 471

Pos: 25.8115,-111.2939 Loc: north of Puerto Escondido Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 36,0 km Start: 08:30 End: 16:00   I forgot to mention our one and only “real” cave exploring yesterday! I named the long 30 m tunnel “crab cave”, as colorful crabs were all over the walls. Nothing for someone with a spider-phobia […]
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Sun 09/02-2020 Day 470

Pos: 25.6040,-111.1855 Loc: north of Agua Verde Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 39,8 km Start: 07:25 End: 15:30   I was just in the deepest sleep and recovery phase of this night when some nasty coyote started to howl through the bright full moon night. Sure I was vertical in my tent and tried […]
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Sat 08/02-2020 Day 469

Pos: 25.3718,-110.9911 Loc: gravel beach Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 40,2km Start: 08:00 End: 16:40 We gave it an easy start this morning, as no strong wind was threatening today. So nice to get up not in darkness! It was simply just a lovely paddling day along amazing cliffs and beaches. Nothing really particular […]
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Fri 07/02-2020 Day 468

Pos: 25.0804,-110.8624 Loc: behind Los Dolores Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 35,8 km Start: 06:20 End: 15:50   El Norte was supposed to be still blowing with 20-25 knots in gusts, and we got up very early to make the best of the day. We planned to refill water at the small village of […]
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Thu 06/02-2020 Day 467

Pos: 24.8824,-110.6862 Loc: Cabeza de Mechudo Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 11,8 km Start: 06:50 End: 09:30   The forecast said headwinds up to 25 and 27 knots, but as the night was calm and clear, we gave it a very early start to make some distance until the forecasted winds really kick in. […]
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Wed 05/02-2020 Day 466

Pos: 24.7939,-110.6613 Loc: Cabeza de Mechudo Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent   no paddling today, too much headwind   We were actually hoping, it would be windy enough to have an excuse not to paddle today, as both our bodies were sore from the challenging headwind crossing yesterday. For today, northerly headwind well over 20 […]
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