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Punta Galinas is the northernmost point of South America. The photo shows the dune meet the Caribbean sea.
The journey up there could consider as a mission, though it's a possible mission. There's no easy way to get there. We had to change transport three times before we reach Cabo de La Vela, including a local truck.

After spending days in Cabo de La Vela without water and electricity we had to look for people to form a group to hire a speed boat to Punta Galinas.

Then the journey became really interesting, 2 hours on the truck and the 3 hours crazy boat ride! I thought we're about to capsize so many times, the wave were like gigantic walls! So high...

But the experience was amazing, Cabo de La Vela with 2 hours of electricity and one bucket of clean water a day to wash was all worth it. Punta Galinas with the dune and the savanah like landscape, took us really to unimaginable place.

I personally never been to a place where it's so far and so remote, just being there you enjoy the place with your senses, the nature is there for you not only to see it but to feel it.

For kite surfers, you know this place really well :-)

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