VSKC Expedition Viewer - Sandy Robson retraces Speck
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Team Leader: Sandy Robson
Location: Germany to Australia
Start Date: 14 May 2011
Grade: 0
Map Centre : +44.465151, +22.939453
Zoom Level: 4
Inset Map: None
Connector Lines: No
Expedition Description
Sandy Robson will retrace Oskar Speck's paddle from Germany to Australia completed over 7 years from 1932 to 1939. The VSKC website expedition shows Sandy's progress, her blog here has a diary of events: www.sandy-robson.com/Blog.html
Expedition Members
No Members, Just Sandy
On this Expedition...
Expedition Stats...
Total Distance: 4233 km
Paddling Legs: 103
Average/Day: 41.10 km/day
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Paddling Distances Over The Last 14 Legs...
Leg Details
September 29, 2011 The End, Stage One, (+35.202870 , +033.899300) 0km
  29 and 30 September 2011 The End of Stage One
Sandy's kayak is for sale, see this website
September 28, 2011 Famagusta Rest Day, (+35.202870 , +033.899300) 0km
  28 September 2011 Famagusta Rest Day
September 27, 2011 Famagusta then Koca Reis Bungalows, (+35.202870 , +033.899300) 26km
  27 September 2011 Famagusta then Koca Reis Bungalows
September 26, 2011 Onur Camping Barna Beach, (+35.369810 , +034.082680) 26km
  26 September 2011 Onur Camping Barna Beach
September 25, 2011 Zephyre Bar Beach, (+35.369810 , +034.082680) 59km
  25 September 2011 Zephyre Bar and Restaurant Beach
September 24, 2011 Golden Beach, (+35.672570 , +034.512370) 32km
  24 September 2011 Golden Beach
September 23, 2011 Karpaz Peninsula Camp 2, (+35.676400 , +034.520600) 9km
  23 September 2011 Karpaz Peninsula Camp 2
September 22, 2011 Karpaz Peninsula Camp 1, (+35.646390 , +034.426220) 52km
  22 September 2011 Karpaz Peninsula Camp 1
September 21, 2011 Smyrne Dance Club Beach, (+35.468490 , +034.033330) 30km
  Smyrne Dance Club Beach
September 20, 2011 Yali , (+35.407930 , +033.753950) 46km
  20 September 2011 Yali, Cyprus
September 15, 2011 Tasucu, then Girne, Cyprus, (+36.315570 , +033.879370) 28km
  15 - 19 September 2011 Tasucu, then Girne Cyprus
Lazy start... 2 customs officers asked me "does the boat have an engine?" ... "No, I am the engine"
September 14, 2011 Ovacik Adasi, (+36.160340 , +033.692020) 48km
  14 September 2011 Ovacik Adasi
... a seal... only 200 - 500 of these seals left in the world ... 20 in this region and I saw one
September 13, 2011 Aydincik Marina, (+36.144370 , +033.323760) 43km
  13 September 2011 Aydincik Marina
More beautiful coast and headlands... fisherman's coop... best fish meal in Turkey... ruins of an ancient harbour...
September 12, 2011 Dikilitas, (+36.087500 , +032.922810) 33km
  12 September 2011
This is the place where I was supposed to be leaving for Cyprus... can't see it from here
September 11, 2011 Karatas, (+36.058450 , +032.645940) 45km
  11 September 2011 Karatas
in through an arch in the rock... best beach in Turkey...
September 10, 2011 Gazipasa, (+36.263020 , +032.280040) 56km
  10 September 2011 Gazipasa
Not much happens in the morning in Turkey...
September 7, 2011 Alanya Marina, (+36.746730 , +031.464410) 56km
  7 to 9 September 2011 Alanya Marina
Coast starts to change and becomes more rocky...
September 6, 2011 Near Manavgat River, (+36.746730 , +031.464410) 39km
  6 September 2011 Near Manavgat River
Speed boats...
September 5, 2011 Belek, (+36.838290 , +031.105540) 37km
  5 September 2011 Belek
Don't camp where I camped... thumping music... spotlights on the beach
September 4, 2011 Antalya Kaleci Marina, (+36.883877 , +030.701895) 15km
  4 September 2011 Antalya Kaleci Marina
Bed for the night and shower
September 3, 2011 Sican Ad, small beach opposite, (+36.813310 , +030.588300) 37km
  3 September 2011 Small beach opposite Sican Ad
The beaches are lined with Club Med type resorts... adult women swimming happily in floaties!
September 2, 2011 Phaselis, (+36.523010 , +030.542570) 22km
  2 September 2011 Phaselis
Sally went home today...tea is part of the culture in Turkey
September 1, 2011 Cinevez Koyu, (+36.364620 , +030.502100) 39km
  1 September 2011 Cinevez Koyu
10 turtles, one very rare seal, stunning place.
August 31, 2011 Karagoz, (+36.254060 , +030.404450) 41km
  31 August 2011 Bay past Mavikent
August 30, 2011 Dalyan Koyu, (+36.249740 , +030.043210) 27km
  30 August 2011 Beymelek
August 29, 2011 Kekova, (+36.171140 , +029.834470) 30km
  29 August 2011 Kekova
August 26, 2011 Kas rest days, (+36.198040 , +029.641200) 0km
  26 to 28 August 2011 Kas
...including day trip by ferry to Kastellorizo
August 25, 2011 Kas , (+36.196079 , +029.642487) 30km
  25 August 2011 Kas
...staying with Karen and Yusuf
August 24, 2011 Kalkan Bay, (+36.259830 , +029.367980) 45km
  24 August 2011 Kalkan Bay
...a tender from a Gullet came requesting us to join them for dinner...
August 23, 2011 Paradise Beach, (+36.440930 , +029.131360) 45km
  23 August 2011 Paradise Beach
...tourist Mecca for Turkey and the beach was packed with people on sun lounges...