Fri 23/08-2019 Day 455

Pos: 65.1753,-166.9404 Loc: before Port Clarence Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent no paddling today One more strong 20+knots headwind day to sit out. Nothing exciting happened, the usual stuff to pass such a day like reading, cooking, small repairs, talk and a hike around our doorstep lake.   Tomorrow, we are supposed to be able […]
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Thu 22/08-2019 Day 454

Pos: 65.1753,-166.9404 Loc: before Port Clarence Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent no paddling today All night we had a shaking tent from 20+ knots northerly winds, which increased during the day to around 25 knots – no day to paddle, neither just by myself nor inside the “shelter” of the big bay. So we slept […]
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Wed 21/08-2019 Day 453

Pos: 65.1753,-166.9404 Loc: before Port Clarence Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 27,0 km Start: 7:15 End: 15:00 I was glad the wind and seas calmed down again overnight. It was also not as freezing cold as yesterday’s clear morning. We were to round Cape Douglas today and would have to punch again straight into […]
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Tue 20/08-2019 Day 452

Pos: 64.9912,-166.6913 Loc: Cape Douglas Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 13,0 km Start: 7:40 End: 10:50 I looked outside the tent this night and saw a red big moon rising from behind the mountains, beautiful, though already a few days past the full moon. The night was clear, and accordingly cold. But we did […]
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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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