Monthly Archives: October 2008

Hell on Earth

After a couple of days with little to do, the last three days on Isla du Margarita were very busy. On Thursday morning, we were finally able to receive the replacement WatchKeeper payload from the airport. The old payload had … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2008

For those that don’t follow Twitter ( here is how I spent Thanksgiving Day 2008 on Isla du Margarita in Venezuela. 1200 Pelican is thawing in the sink. Forgot to take it out last night. Time for some lunch. 1400 … Continue reading

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Indigenous Resistance Day

Things have slowed the last couple of days. The buoy that I came to assemble is finished. I’ll do some final checks and tests tomorrow, but there is not much left to do. I’m still hopeful that the parts to … Continue reading

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Isla du Margarita

Porlamar – Day #1 We arrived at the airport at about 1000 and Bartolo was there to meet us. He took us to the local University where they have been doing their buoy assemblies. They have switch to here from … Continue reading

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En Caracas

Left Victoria @ 0615 for the direct Toronto flight. There has been quite a bit of fog in Vancouver over the last little while, so it was better to cool my heels in Toronto waiting for the Caracas flight than … Continue reading

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