Jannette, Author at Tecla

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A stronger bit of breeze, 6 July 2020   at  01.38 hours

A stronger bit of breeze, 6 July 2020 at 01.38 hours

Last afternoon we went from zero to strong wind in less then 20 minutes. Our wind prediction luckily was spot...

On our way to South Georgia,

When we left the South Shetland Islands 5 days ago we headed north to pick up our rat traps for...

Beagle Channel

After 3 weeks navigating, finally we are in Chilean waters. Everybody is happy to see some green colours around, and...

Get ready to rumble!!!!!

Get ready to rumble!!!!!

11-12 01:30 board time WIND! We started sailing again in the early hours of the past day. Setting the mainsail...

The (high)lights of Herschel and Barter Island in a watch By Hester Jiskoot

After days of breathtaking and zealously dancing northern lights, this night we have to do with lazy and broad chalky strokes on the celestial slate. For only a short while we observe this aurora

Under sail again

The beach was littered with drift wood, big and small, grey, weathered and old, no plastic. But alas, as they climbed over the first bit of permafrost close to shore, there it was

Making our way along a coast with a beautiful and also horrific history

Further along the coast we will find a bay called starvation cove, not without reason. For this is the place the last of the Franklin expedition members perished.

Sea Ice

the last known stop of the Franklin expedition before they disappeared into history. A few graves and some new memorials remain on sight.

Around (the) Disko we go.

Around (the) Disko we go.

After finding our way into a beautiful anchorage at Fortunebay, we had a good night rest (thanks to a small...

Our voyage has started

Our voyage has started

The day has come. Our voyage has started. Our group is on board and the groceries have been bought. Did...