Wednesday 19th November, from the Airaha 2.
The morning consists in dismantling the camp and transferring equipment to the Airaha 2 and the dhow. The zodiacs are going back and forth to load the boats.
Before leaving, the women gather to take a photo of the ladies of the expedition. Sylvie is missing, she went back to New Caledonia midway, so is Yos, who stayed on the boat.
At 2:20 pm, the Airaha 2 and the dhow are ready to leave, 40 minutes ahead of schedule. We make our way towards Kaimana, where we have a meeting with the BUPATI. A little bit after dinner, the lights of the town are in sight. The two boats anchor in the evening, after a smooth crossing.
(translated by Lara Denis, L2 SVC–Life & Earth Sciences–UM2, France)