Thoughts on how to improve your kayaking

You’re probably a water-lover if you’re reading this. Let’s say you’re out there as often as possible and sometimes after work in the good weather to paddle away the hours in the your favourite beautiful bodies of water soaking in the wondrous nature. At a certain point however there’s only so much kayaking you can…


Tips for getting the right kayak

Let’s say that you had a marvellous time when you caught up with friends this past summer. You went to the river, had a lovely picnic, maybe a drink or two, and later went out with your buddy in his or her canoe or kayak for a relaxing paddle in that marvellous afternoon sunshine. Now…


In praise of kayaking

I’ve never been a big fan of the kind of blog that glorifies sport. Some writers imbue sport with a sort of mysticism, as if a set of man-made rules could somehow be a microcosm for the entirety of human experience. There are those writers too who rely all too heavily on the sports metaphor.…


Five of the best rivers to kayak

1. Colorado River. There are many people who may not recognise the name of this river, but the world over people have heard of the Colorado River’s most impressive natural works: the Grand Canyon. For millions and millions of year the river carved out of the desert the largest canyon in the world, which attracts…