October 26, 2019
Already in Portugal
The Siberia yacht, which took off in Omsk in the summer and headed for Antarctica, reached Portugal! Here's what the site administrator for the expedition, Alexei Dekelbaum, said:
Yesterday late at night we arrived in Cascais, the satellite city of Lisbon. They took 25 hours at a speed of at least 6 knots, or even up to 8, and got there earlier than planned. Today, Sergey Fisher, a former Omsk resident living in Bremen, joined the crew. Come with us to the Canary …
We worked on a yacht, laundered and walked around the city a bit. Tomorrow we will have on board an excursion for schoolchildren from the first Slavic school in Portugal, and then they will drive up from the Russian embassy. More meetings are planned – the program is very tight.
We leave here on Monday – first to the "country behind the strip of foam" – Africa – and from there without calling directly to the Canaries. All this is 700 miles, God willing, we can handle it in six days …
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