Filtered by tag "South America"

Tue 14/04-2015 Day 840

  trip days left: 18 straight distance left: 259,5 km Highlights: Feeling paddling strong today Lowlights: Too lazy to write three updates tonight Pos: here Loc: Santa Lucia del Este Acc: tent Dist: 50,0 km Start: 7:00 End: 17:20   Not much to write today…feeling stronger on paddling, found another “jumping turtle”, and hugged the […]
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Mon 13/04-2015 Day 839

  trip days left: 19 straight distance left: 300,1 km Highlights: Turned into Rio de la Plata! Lowlights: Not really in my best shape today… Launch: Low surf Landing: Low surf Pos: here Loc: Arroyo el Portrero Acc: tent Dist: 36,6 km Start: 7:40 End: 16:30 I had a tad bit ofa hangover this morning, […]
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Sun 12/04-2015 Day 838

  trip days left: 20 straight distance left: 323,4 km Highlights: I camped with six Argentine kayakers Lowlights: I got heavily drunk at the campfire… Launch: Ugly steep dumper with extra breaker Landing: Low surf Pos: here Loc: La Barra Acc: tent Dist: 48,8 km Start: 6:40 End: 16:45 The wind was offshore this morning and […]
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Sat 11/04-2015 Day 837

  trip days left: 21 straight distance left: 359,2 km Loc: beach before José Ignacio Acc: tent I stayed on the spot today. I am still well in time, no reason to launch into a gray morning, into whitecaps out of a direct onshore direction from SE with unfriendly seas and an even more unfriendly […]
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Fri 10/04-2015 Day 836

  straight distance left: 359,2 km Pos: here Loc: beach before José Ignacio Acc: tent Dist: 34,7 km Start: 6:45 End: 13:20 A calm night on the public beach. But I got once more ants in my tent! They did not come through the three zipper meeting point which I always stuff properly with a […]
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Thu 09/04-2015 Day 835

  trip days left: 23 straight distance left: 386,3 km Highlights: I closed the loop with the first huge seal colony! Lowlights: Sun in my eyes not to enjoy the seals fully Pos: here Loc: before Port La Paloma Acc: tent Dist: 55,4 km Start: 6:35 End: 17:10 I rounded the beautiful sandy cape, and […]
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Wed 08/04-2015 Day 834

  trip days left: 24 straight distance left: 422,3 km Highlights: Great camp bay! Lowlights: A little boring beach Launch: Low surf Landing: Sheltered bay Pos: here Loc: behind Barra de Valizas Acc: tent Dist: 54,5 km Start: 6:20 End: 16:25 Besides the bunch of rocky headlands to negotiate at the beginning, the paddle along […]
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Tue 07/04-2015 Day 833

  trip days left: 25 straight distance left: 452,9 km Highlights: Back on the ocean! Lowlights: Ugly surf Launch: Moderate to high surf with 6-8 rows Landing: Low surf with 2-3 rows Pos: here Loc: Punta Loberos Acc: tent Dist: 23,6 km Start: 6:45 End: 11:20 I slept well with the surf noise and the […]
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Mon 06/04-2015 Day 832

  trip days left: 26 straight distance left: 467,3 km Highlights: I am in Uruguay! Lowlights: I am leaving Brazil… Pos: here Loc: Barra de Chuy Acc: tent I slept nicely in Osvaldos and Evas holiday house in my private room, with open window for fresh air and the mesh curtain acting perfectly as a […]
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Sun 05/04-2015 Day 831

  trip days left: 27 straight distance left: 599,4 km Pos: here Loc: End of Lagoa Mirim Acc: Osvaldo and Evas holiday house Dist: 27,2 km Start: 5:15 End: 13:15 Today was a good example for the changeable weather in this area. The outlook was calm for the day, but strong 20 kn headwinds from […]
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