I woke up before 6:00am to check the surroundings. Once I looked outside, I could not sleep any longer -- the foggy sunrise was amazingly beautiful. And so I started the day with taking pictures.
My next destination was
The fog had cleared only by 4:00pm -- too late for the
departure. Meanwhile, the fishing was not very productive – I only caught a
small flounder, barely enough for dinner. Cooking had turned out to be an
unexpected challenge. The initial plan was to cook with the Zipstove. However,
the stove did not want to start, as all firewood, including the driftwood, was
surprisingly wet, maybe because of the regular morning fogs. After many fruitless attempts, I had dismissed this stove.
It was only some days later when I had tried the stove again and found it working
perfectly. The problem was finding dry starters. Once fired up, the stove worked fine even with the wet fuel.
The evening was completely clear of fog and rewarded me with views of a ship passing through the strait. I was happy that I had made the right decision about not crossing the strait in the fog. Facing one of these ships in near zero visibility would not have been wise.
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