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Day 27 Aran Island and Day 28 - Horn Head

It is 10.30pm and I’m in my tent. What’s that I hear? – Absolutely nothing. The winds have died down for what must be, the first time in a couple of weeks. 225 more words

Challenges

Day 25 and 26 big seas, rock landings and hello Donegal

Yesterday morning we woke to the sound of rain on our tents. Never a great way to start the day. The dilemma is whether to crack on and pack everything away wet, knowing you’ll be climbing into a wet tent the following evening, or to wait for it to pass and then be late on the water. 1,086 more words

Challenges

Day 23 and 24 Cliffs, rain, waves and cheesecake

Half way through our fourth week. We’ve now covered 508 miles – just over half way.

The last couple of days we have been heading east into the Bay of Donegal to position ourselves to make the crossing to Malin Beg. 547 more words

Paddle Trips

Solar Impulse to restart circumnavigation


A solar plane that has been trapped in Japan for three weeks will take off early Wednesday, the team confirmed, on the most challenging leg of an attempt to circumnavigate the world without using fuel. 6 more words

Niue

The country of Niue is a single island about 13 miles long and 8 wide. It is a “raised coral atoll,” meaning that it used to be an atoll like the Tuamotus, but the sea bed later pushed up so that it is now a plateau about 50 meters high. 1,373 more words

BPO Part2

Busy days and awesome people on Unalaska

Unalaska returned to its more normal state of cold, wind, and clouds after our hike and we went to work on the boat in earnest.  Andy and Daneen had very nicely offered to store all our junk in their attic, so we took everything off the boat.  751 more words

Arctic Voyage

Wonderful introduction to Unalaska Island!

We just loved Unalaska!  We arrived after our 36-hour passage from King Cove (about 220nM) on September 3, 2014 at about 16:00.  We were first greeted by the most adorable sea otter.  778 more words

Arctic Voyage