The reason why he got stuck there he is that it is the start of a 90km stretch of beaches and would make it impossible to land in the 2+ meter swells that were pounding in.
Not all is lost. After going home and talking to some weather experts he is going to be on standby in July and August when more stable weather tends to pass through later in
One of the original goals of the trip was to do the entire coastline in one shot so I’m sure he must be disappointed to have this wrench thrown in but I’m glad that not as bad as it looked a couple of days ago when he gave up and went home.
To be honest, I have never seen so much local media attention for any expedition as this one. It seems that two thirds of
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