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15 September 2003

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Monday 15/09/03, 9:00

After an all-night drive we have finally caught up on our men. We are now 2000 km from the launching area. Time for breakfast in a typical Spanish road-house.

Flightcrew Belgica II Near the ground there is very much wind coming from the East. We look at the tracks on the internet and decide to drive to Merida. From there we can study their position again and plan our next route.

A few moments ago we have been in contact with the balloon, our men are in pretty good shape. Tonight it was 6° up there ... brrrrr. Here we have already 20° and a beautiful blue sky, and the temperature will still rise! But we don't have time to put on our bikini's ... we have to drive ...

Kind greetings,
The Crew

Posted by Marianne at 4:27 PM

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