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Kayaking in Stockholm

Stockholm Photo 3 by Martin Chambers Imagine an archipelago of over 800 islands spread along 150km of coastline. There are rocky shorelines, sandy beaches and sheltered landings with paths leading to scenic forest campsites.  The islands vary from small and uninhabited, some that are farmed, to larger ones with small towns where you can re-supply. The distance between […]

Canoeing in Mongolia

Mongolia Photo 1 by Martin Chambers What would be the manner of a man Who grew up in a house with no corners In a land with no fences Where the measure of the world is by hoofbeats Not horsepower Mongolia is a state of mind as much as it is a place. It is one of a […]

Shoalhaven Paddlers Weekend Gathering

Shoalhaven Paddlers 2012 Photo 1 20-21 October 2012: Burrill and Swan Lakes Shoalhaven Paddlers is an informal group of recreational paddlers that enjoy kayaking on the many beautiful waterways in the region. Following the success of this event last year, we have organised another weekend of paddling based at Burrill Lake.  Last year we had over 20 Sydney and local […]

Outback Paddler

Lake Dunn | Aramac Australia’s interior has a reputation for being dry. This has led many to believe that it is no place for kayaks. As someone who loves seeing the world from the water I refuse to accept that could be true, so I set off into the outback in search of more great places to paddle. My goal was to complete an eleven day exploration of […]

Sea Kayaking Hinchinbrook Island

Sea Kayaking Hinchinbrook Island My first encounter with Australia’s spectacular Hinchinbrook Island was in 2009 when I undertook one of the world’s best known and loved wilderness walks – the 32 kilometre Thorsborne Trail. I thought myself pretty adventurous. Then one afternoon while I was pitching my tent by one of the island’s eleven superb beaches, two sea kayakers […]