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so finally went out canoeing...

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    end of last month. My dad had been expressing the desire to go canoeing for several years now. Last summer I went with some friends and my sis went with a friend but my dad didn't get to go. So this summer, sis and I decided that we were taking the folks canoeing as an anniversary present. The river we were on was quite sedate, and though I personally would have preferred one a bit more "exciting", we all had a good time. The coolness of the summer worked to our benefit. July is often very hot & muggy. However this time it was quite comfortable -- not too warm, not too cool and even the mosquitos were well nigh nonexistent. The water was extremely clear -- were even able to see a number of fish (I think they were trout).

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    WOW Pavel this is a beautiful place!!! And the water is so ... welcoming!!! Thanks for sharing!
    Happy Anniversary to your parents!!!

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    Looks like a relaxing, fun time. I wish I would think of cool ideas like this for my parents anniversary. Maybe next year... hehe...

    Happy Anniversary to your folks!

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    NICE! and great idea for a gift!

    I went canoeing on the lake this weekend and kayaking the weekend before. I used to be an avid whitewater canoeist...love the adrenalin rush of hearing the whitewater approaching and working my way through it.

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    How pretty and calming.
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    What a nice gift. I'm sure your parents loved it and you all had a good relaxing time. Sometimes it's not the rush of the experience but the gentle beauty of it. Happy anniversary to the folks!
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    the water looks awesome.. so clear... looks like a fun day and the weather sure was working in ur favour! Great Gift idea!

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