Filtered by tag "South America"

Tue 06/09-2011 Day 8

Pos: here Loc: Punta Rasa/ Cabo San Antonio Acc: tent Dist: 30 km Start: 00:00 End: 6:30 I had a bit of a hard time staying awake paddling once the calm water shifted to some lightly bumpier stuff due to some currents. It was like a baby getting rocked to sleep…but I’m used to keeping myself awake in […]
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Mon 05/09-2011 Day 7

Pos: here Loc: Samborombon Bay Acc: paddling on the water Dist: 35 km Start: 16:45 End: 00:00 I woke as usually at 6 am to find a bush, just to crash back into my warm sleeping bag…I decided to give it a rest day. A full night resting and paddling on the water the previous […]
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Sun 04/09-2011 Day 6

Pos: here Loc: before Channel 15 Acc: tent Dist: 30 km Start: 00:00 End: 14:00 Th “first rays of the sun” I was hoping to see at 6.45 am – but instead Sunday morning was starting with a heavy thunderstorm! I saw the lightning already at night, without thunder – now both came along…luckily “only” […]
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Sat 03/09-2011 Day 5

Pos: here Loc: on the water, before Salado River Acc: in my boat, stuck in the mud from 8 pm to 1 am…and paddling the rest of the night Dist: 60 km + 5 km back to find an exit off the water Start: 7:15 End: 24:00 Actually a good paddling day, making great progress […]
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Fri 02/09-2011 Day 4

Pos: here Loc: Punta Indio Acc: tent Dist: 10km Start: 8:45 End: 12:30 This day was as stupis as it can be…woke in the morning not feeling well rested again after the tough headwind paddle yesterday, and told myself I’ll paddle only 30 km to Punta Piedras, and then call it a day already before […]
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Thu 01/09-2011 Day 3

Pos: here Loc: Estancia San Gilberto Acc: tent Dist: 55 km Start: 7:15 End: 17:45 What a day! Started after a quiet night with looooong sleep from 8.30 pm to 5.30 am well rested. No motorbikes with crazy kids coming down the dirt road, no noisy cars with secret lovers seeking a calm place for […]
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Wed 31/08-2011 Day 2

Pos: here Loc: before Punta Blanca Acc: tent Dist: 50km Start: 7:45 End: 17:30 Had a good long nights sleep, and woke already much better than I felt last night. There is no better medicine than sleep… I forgot to mention that my bad state last night was probably not only due to sleep deprivation, […]
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Tue 30/08-2011 Day 1

Pos: here Loc: Quilmes Yachtclub Acc: tent Dist: 20km Start: 13:30 End: 16:30 Great launchparty! Plenty of press people and VIP’s around a nice catering buffet in the Puerto Madreo yachtclub. I could greet the representative of the City of Buenos Aires, the German embassy, the Prefectura Naval Argentina, from my sponsor THULE and lot’s […]
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Sat 03. Sep 2011, Day 1

Position: -34.5956,-58.3623 Location: namecampsite Distance: 50 km Start: 7.30 h End: 18.00 h wind: mor 15 kn SW mid 20 kn S aft 10 kn This is a test blog entry! It was a perfect (fake) paddling day…saw many dolphins, no crocodiles… 🙂 (This is how it will be looking the next three years on […]
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