64 year old Aleksander left Dakar on the 26th October 2010 and has spent the last 98 days paddling the bespoke kayak designed specifically for this trip. Reports from his landing team have just appeared sighting him on dry land close to the village of Acaru.
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Some crossing – puts my regular jaunt over to the Isle of Wight into perspective!
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