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New Zealand – II

 A 4-part report about a trip to New Zealand. -Rivers and jungle- Rivers have this perpetual magical inspiration for traveling souls: continuous motion, never ceasing, never returning, always going from somewhere to somewhere. Rivers are messengers, they tell us that there … Continue reading

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New Zealand – I

A 4-part report about a trip to New Zealand. -Another summer in winter-   When we arrived in the fall of 1991 with way too much luggage and two bicycles I bought this cute little camper. It was tiny, not … Continue reading

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Paddling in France

 This was our boat in all those summers in la belle France. A little 4.5 m = 14¾ inch whitewater canoe with a canvas cover and spray skirts. The Loire is a beautiful river in northern France that can carry … Continue reading

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Running under water

Paddling a wild river in France. Reflections on self. – The kind of praise ego can’t handle – It was one of those summers in the early 80s when our enjoyment of physical activities was probably at its peak. Although … Continue reading

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The Passport Trip – part 5

-5 journals of a summer trip through WA, OR, and CA in 2010- – Black River –  There is a “dream river” only a 3 hour drive from our home in Washington. The ultimate canoe paddle river. We found it … Continue reading

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