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Crossing The Border

Cerbère, France to Portbou, Spain Looking South across the border to Spain The day's forecast was excellent and spot-on. Leaving our house in Baix Emporda at O'dark silly I arrived at Cap Cèrbere just after sunrise, feeling rushed, wishing I didn't. My other half was a tad poorly. With nagging guilt (albeit permission) at leaving …

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Swimming the GR-92

Llançà to El Port de la Selva. 2 legs, 2.18 and 3.3km. Funny, how we rarely heed our own advice. There again, it's for others, not us. In my last post, I mentioned that swimming across bays and harbours of the Costa Brava in the peak season of July and August is best done very …

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Fried Egg Jellyfish

Colera to Llançà 3.25km, Aug 2020 Mediterranean Jelly or Fried egg jellyfish. Despite my passion, "Obsession!" (wifely input) to plan and squeeze everything out my X-country swim routes, I enjoy it when wind and waves conspire against my anal tendencies, laying waste, to all the 'oh-so-clever' planning. (besides, I get to play with Maps and Apps all over …

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