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Yearly Archives: 2007

El Potrero Chico Trip Report

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Trip Report – Oct 18-23, 2007 Accommodations – La Posada, Casita #5 We really liked Posada! Everything was very clean, and all the folks that worked there are awesome! Our room was only 2 feet wider than our bed on 3 sides, but aside from the mosquitoes it was great. We even had an extra loft up above to store all of our gear, and even had a private bathroom! The community kitchen was a fun environment – pots/pans and everything were provided, and they had a fridge and several stoves. We had brought all of our breakfasts and crag…Read the rest of this entry →

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Journal Excerpts from our Backcountry Canoe Trip in the Everglades…

Journal Excerpts from our Backcountry Canoe Trip in the Everglades…

Saturday, December 30, 2006 Well, everything was a bit touch and go there for a bit, but we finally got a wilderness permit out of Flamingo and set off this morning. We opted for the South Joe River chickee, based on availability and the weather… The first part of our journey was along a canal for just over 2 miles. The water was nice and flat, mangroves on either side. We saw a few wood storks and lots of herons and egrets. Then we got to Coot Bay…Coot Bay lasted for just under 3 miles. My first thoughts were surprise…Read the rest of this entry →

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