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Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival

The Upper Clackamas River in Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory is known for being the best whitewater just an hour from Portland. The 13 miles from Three Lynx down to North Fork offer constant Class II and III rapids and some Class IV sections as well. The river is so popular with rafters and other whitewater enthusiasts that in the 1980’s […]

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Paris By Way of the Seine

We were Parisians today; languishing in the morning bustle of the hotel pre-checkout with a buffet breakfast of omelettes, croissants and café. When we did check out we headed straight for the Metro and over to the Tuileries for a stroll. It struck me as odd that there were people seated around the central fountain just staring in; watching ducks […]

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