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Phew
Days since departure = 29  (25 days of paddling; 2 days lost due to bad weather; 2 proper days off)
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The Cold and the Miserable
Wednesday morning at Big Eddy Camp started early. Very early, because no curtains means I’m up with the dawn. Cas
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The long not winding road…
Cedar Lake marks the end of the Saskatchewan river. It is a man-made lake about 90km downstream from The Pas,
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The truth about the trip
Not a post for the faint hearted or those with delicate sensibilities…! Anyone who still has any misconceptions about this
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Lake Windypegosis
The most frustrating week thus far.  Having arrived on the first of our large lakes in bright sunshine, we sat
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Paddle for the Portage!
After 5 days on the lake and an average daily distance a snail would be embarrassed by, we finally got
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Lake Manitoba to the Narrows
We set off from Melford’s early on Thursday devoid of breakfast but with a gift of frozen fish, freshly picked
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Manitsover!
Apparently some folk are trying to guess from reading who wrote each post (before it becomes obvious) so I’ll try
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All things bite and beautiful!
Ticks, horse flies, deer flies, bulldogs, leeches, black fly, no-see-ums…all these things are trying gamely to suck us dry of
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Wind and Wheels
It’s a shame, but we have both rather regarded this section of the journey – down the Red, on to
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