Georgia is not a state that I would normally place on my bucket list. I have told myself in the past “been there, done that, why the heck would I do that ever again?”
Originally posted on Shameless Travels: Canoe 50 :
(State #34/50) Shane and I laid in the tent at 7 a.m., trying to sleep through the passing roar of eighteen-wheelers — turns out the country road we had pitched by wasn’t as lonely…
I purchased this book a couple of years ago and hauled it in my suitcase across the pond to The Netherlands. It is a reminder of home.
One day the call of the river was too great to ignore any longer.
How could I resist a book with a title of Portage and a vintage canoe drawing on the cover?
A short drive from our house brought us to the Haarlemmermeer ringvaart.
This book written by Grace Lee Nute takes the reader on a journey through the history of toughness and endurance of the early traders/canoers of the interior frontiers of Canada and the United States.