Picture albums are finally up!

I uploaded all of my New Zealand trip pictures! As well as the pics from my 33-day trip around Iceland. Enjoy!
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Australia

Yes, I’ll do it. Paddle around Australia. In a kayak. Solo. Unsupported. Starting this year.   This was my commitment and mission statement on March 12th 2008. Since then I’ve been busy working for my ice cream shops, working on my new web site and enjoying some Easter holidays with my son. Now it’s time for […]
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infected by the surfski virus – The Culebra Challenge

  Trying out an epic V10       The internet connects the world…and occassionally can bring a highly infectious virus to your own house…     I got infected with the surfski virus just three weeks ago by watching some great videos on youtube — sent to me by  a kayak-crazy journalist from New York …he actually [...]
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The epic story continues…

    Oscar Chalupsky, co-owner of epic kayaks, told me that if I loved the epic wing blade I used for my sea kayaking trips then I must try the matching boat: the epic 18x sea kayak. How could I resist the loquacious world champion? Especially when he was willing to throw in some private lessons on a the nuances of the forward stroke. […]
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Priorities…and the most eventful day of the NZ-trip

Being back home after three months abroad my mind was filled with all the post-trip work I still had to do:  sorting out pictures for a slide show, writing up the last days of the journey and, of course, my "real" work so I could earn money… My shops needed a lot of attention. The first priority was a trip […]
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I found some NZPA finish day pics

Picture by Tim Cuff     Picture by Tim Cuff There are some more on that link: http://www.nzpaimages.co.nz/preview.php?image_id=40921
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I’m back home! Some dumper launching pics…

Photo 1 by Mary Kirk-Anderson  I made it safely back home: several uneventful flights and no extra charge for surplus weight…plus low shipping fees for m kayak…lucky gal! What a difference it is to return home to winter! Cold, grey skies and short days…but I like the seasons so there is no time to be sad… I’ve been busy […]
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Back Home on Wednesday

Since I managed to change my flight I return home on Wednesday, January 9th. I just need to deal with 12hrs of jetlag…so all the promised calls have to wait some time then…and back to buisiness soon again, too! I’m still busy here in NZ since there’s plenty of media interest! Regardless, I feel my biggest […]
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The Final Leg – I’m done!

Well, what shall I write? There’s almost too much going on! There were so many people wishing me well: in person, via e-mail, on blog comments or on the phone! I would like to thank everybody again for the moral and practical support. I’ll answer all of your most welcome e-mails shortly!here (thanks to Derrick Mayoleth […]
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Progress Report 01/02/08; Finished!

Freya has completed her journey becoming the first woman to circumnavigate the south island! Please check back soon, for a personal update by Freya. Freya: On behalf of Karel Vissel and yours truly, congratulations on an impressive achievement!!! We have enjoyed supporting your efforts -Greg The following message was received from Paul Caffyn: Goodaye! Freya […]
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