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Oct
21

Heli Biking Whistler 2004

Heli Biking Whistler 2004 It seemed rude not to have a go at heli biking whilst in Whistler, Blackcomb helicopters took four of us up to the top of Rainbow for $90 canadian.Len and Chantel managed to loose the kids for the day and we head North on highway 99 a short way to the […]

Oct
21

Chilcotin Mountain British Columbia 2004

Chilcotins -British Columbia July 2004   The Chilcotin mountain range is to be found a three hour drive North of Whistler, as you head out of Pemberton the tarmac expires and your onto the graded road of the Hurley, ideally the territory of a 4×4, it can be done with some care in a hire car, […]

Oct
21

Turkey 2005

In Search of Manby – Turkey June 2005    The trip started out as a post on the Club Forum back in October 2004, initially about a dozen people expressed interest but, when it came to the crunch only four signed on the dotted line and stumped up the cash. The Coruh is regarded by some […]

Oct
21

White Nile 2004

The White Nile Uganda March 14th to 24th  The world’s longest river the Nile flows from Lake Victoria in Uganda, the official source is Owens Falls Dam, Jinja. Staying a few miles downstream from here with Nile River Explorers our campsite looked down on the first major rapids, Rib Cage, The Hump and Bujagali Falls. Karine […]

Oct
21

Zambezi 2003

ZAMBEZI 2003 It was with some trepidation that 6 of us arrived in Livingston Zambia with the intention of paddling on the Zambezi.The Zambezi has a reputation of being a play river with all the features washing through rather than holding boats or swimmers, but we were left in no doubt that we would experience […]

Oct
21

One Rapid – Zambezi 2004

Upper Moemba – Zambezi 04 Day three of our trip down the Zambezi culminates for some at Moemba Falls a 15 m drop into a maelstrom of white water, for those not so inclined the last rapid is Upper Moemba, by comparison an insignificant rapid, it does however present its own problems, ones which last […]