C’est la vie

C’est la vie

I could not sleep. At best I had a disturbed night, given the excitement that was building up for what the morning would bring. Many many months of planning was finally coming together when two slow boats would start out on a journey that had so much time, effort, resources and money invested in it….

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3 days to go

3 days to go

Exhilaration. Elation. Animation. Enthusiasm. Eagerness. Anticipation. Delirious. Emotional. Zeal. Zest. Pepped. Zinged. One thing common to all these words is the feeling of intense excitement and anticipation each the clock ticks away at the seconds. There are only three days to go before I embark on the greatest and grandest expedition of my life, paddling…

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A unique Shore Support possibility

A unique Shore Support possibility

As you might have gathered from the earlier posts, I have been looking for a way to manage a Shore Support Team. Essentially to hire a vehicle with a driver. All our non-essential gear, not required during the day’s paddle, can be transported in the vehicle, while the driver can act as our local liaison,…

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Murphy Strikes

Murphy Strikes

Though it is unknown whether Murphy was the one who actually coined the law that goes by his name, but it essentially states that, “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.” And like all good wives, there is another law attributed to Murphy’s wife, goes by the name Mrs Murphy’s Law and states, “Anything…

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Hunger is awesome

Hunger is awesome

When people hear about the Sri Lanka circumnavigation expedition, almost always they ask me questions related directly to the effort itself. “How tough is it going to be?”“What about sea conditions?”“How far into the sea will you be?”“Where will you sleep?” “What if you get lost?” “What about food?”Etc. All these are legitimate questions that…

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