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Do you go somewhere new or stick to old favourites?

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Its a hard choice to try somewhere new when you find a place, lake or park that you fall in love with.  As a family we made a conscious choice years ago to try at least one new park or…
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Turtle Awarness

Some of our friends at https://www.facebook.com/PaddleIn/ and http:///www.facebook.com/SometimesEventful/# over on Facebook have been talking about turtle conservation in support of International Turtle and Tortoise Awareness week. We’ve come across a great many turtles on our paddling adventures over the years.…
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How to keep the kids (minions) happy on a long portage!

We get asked a lot about how we manage portages (especially long ones) with 4 kids and 2 dogs along for the trip. Honestly I like to use incentive otherwise know as bribery and it works! I buy a whack…
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