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North America » United States » Vermont » Newport June 2nd 2010

Ok now i have a bit of time on a computer at our motel. So from our last update we made our way to Richford Vermont...it was kind of a wierd little town. Slept in the park which at first i wasn't too keen on, but it worked for a free place to throw up the tent. It rained really hard for about an hour. And then cleared up. The next day we got up and should have gotten an early start but were feeling a bit lazy and weren't too excited about doing this part of the river as we had drug the boat up rapids and really shallow areas the whole day before. Not fun. So we started asking for a ride somewhere, either to Newport or to the border of Quebec which was ... read more

North America » United States » Vermont » Newport June 1st 2010

Hello there! Just going to write quick because i don't have much time on the library computer. We're in Newport, taking another day for a break! We went into Quebec the last couple of days, definitely a highlight of our trip but i'll have to give details later. Back in Vermont today and woke up to sprinkling and then full on rain. We tried to paddle across to an actual campsite (didn't stay there last night because it's 25$ a night and didn't want to pay to only be there a few hours). Anyways started paddling and it seemed a bit choppy to paddle safely so i suggested portaging...i suppose either way we would be soaking wet. And we are. We tried getting a ride but all the people in big trucks just flew on by. ... read more

North America » United States » Vermont » Newport June 3rd 2009

Little did we know that down the unlit street a dead end lead to a hatchet torn fence with a white cat whos plans were a little suspicious. Dunken doughnuts and gas station food while talking to locals, i do believe i'm in any-town usa judging by the looks on all of their faces as we power walk through the town this morning. Our jaws are achy from the tension caused by last nights tom-tom mishaps. Finding a hotel in any-town america at 1am is not an easy task especially when street light doesn't seem to have been invented yet. This place is so dark at night its unbelievable and after passing through jason's home town the mood was set in a eerie fashion. The GPS kept leading is to dead ends and hotel that seem ... read more




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