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South African Kayakers to Circle Iceland

By Iceland Review

South African adventurers Riaan Manser and Dan Skinstad are currently circling the country in a kayak. They embarked on their journey in Húsavík, northeast Iceland, on March 27, and have now arrived in Vödlavík in the East Fjords.


Kayakers in Iceland. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.

On Monday evening the kayakers held an informal presentation on kayaking in Neskaupstadur, Morgunbladid reports.

Their spokesperson reported that the trip is going mostly according to schedule.

Manser and Skinstad row 50 kilometers per day on average, up from 20 kilometers at the beginning of the journey. They estimate that they will have made a full circle by July.

People can monitor their progress on Manser’s website.

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