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June 29, 2020

Just graduated the Open Space University of the Pacific Ocean. From South America to Asia🚣‍♂️
Precise stats will come later, but it was almost 2 years in the making! 
Just wanted to express my gratitude to those, who rowed together! 
Family and friends💚
Supporters, w...

June 28, 2020

28.06.2020 around 17:00 (UTC+8) Malaysian🇲🇾 time and 13:00 Latvian🇱🇻 time I will start to row 🚣‍♂️across Malacca strait (will turn on the tracking device more frequent signal, so You can see the location on the web page) Busy with ships, complicated tidal conditio...

June 26, 2020

I have to avoid getting into Singapore waters, because rowing 🚣‍♂️ is forbiden with the law there, check the pic with red line as the border.  I can see the high buildings in Singapore from my location.😯 The other pic is screen shot from marine traffic web page, that...

June 20, 2020

More info regarding the anchor party⚓! Those, who clearly didn't understood my previous post. 

During the night anchor snaped, broken, finito, arrividerici, dosvedanja, čau, Rasma! 

So I drifted in wrong direction, but when the tides calmed down. I calmed down too and as...

June 19, 2020

Although I'm quite close to Malaysia 🇲🇾(78 nm in the straight line) those miles will not row them selves 😀 For the past few days the tides have been tricky. To escape negative drift I had to anchor in 14 - 18 m deep waters, with a hope, that the ⚓anchor&rope will no...

June 8, 2020

It’s mind blowing, when the remaining distance shrinks under 200 nm. It seams that I’m already there. 161 nm to Malaysia.

June 5, 2020

The wind and the current are pushing me towards Malaysia. Approx. 235 nm to go. I’m waiting for the announcements on the 9th of June and hoping that they will open the borders and harbors. Fingers crossed.

May 23, 2020

The island of Belitung doesn’t make it easy to get ashore. During the night, I was pushed away by a storm and tide. I was rowing hard and from the heart. I have arrived on the smallest island jet - 100x200m. There is no virus here, but there are coconuts, papayas, 5 ca...

May 22, 2020

For a couple of days I was scanning the horizon for a piece of land, but with no luck until today. The small pancakes in the sea are clear indicators that I am approaching the island of Belitung. It feels like finally reaching and scratching that  itchy spot on your ba...

May 18, 2020

Monsoon rain-clouds are testing my resistance to water.  Despite being an Aquarius, my skin has become wrinkled as a raisin. Belitung is getting closer. 115nm, more or less. 

May 14, 2020

This is something new! A tanker parked in the middle of the Java sea. If I had seen it during the night, I would have thought that I’m dreaming, but there it was, under the bright sun. Or wasn’t it? =)
255nm till the island of Belitung. I wonder if they will let me com...

May 11, 2020

At last, the Java sea has changed its face and the long days of struggling against the current are behind me. I’m cruising with favorable current and wind and heading to Belitung island.

May 6, 2020

I have reached the shallow part of the Java sea. It’s kind of weird seeing a 3.5 m depth mark on my GPS screen and not being able to see land.

May 1, 2020

It seems that I’m off the cargo ship highway Australia - China. Today I saw the first ship heading to Singapore. Brotherly feelings. 

April 30, 2020

Is eating dry, un-cooked oatmeal bad for you? I don’t think so, and that is why it is my new-found snack of choice :)

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