/ Written by Tommy Sollén
Posted in Canoeing, OAS 2010, Photo

Canoeing down Svartälven – Outdoor Academy of Sweden 2010 May 8

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After quite a cold night in the tentipis (-5 Celsius!) we slowly warmed up over breakfast and coffee and headed out by bus to the next activity; canoeing!

This day the group would split up into two groups. One would continue to canoe in the evening and spend another night outside while the other group would canoe and bicycle a little bit before a floating raft dinner and a visit to a mansion. But more about that later.

So far we’re all paddling together along Svartälven (“Black river”, 125km long) downstream and with the wind in our backs. It was easy going in pleasant weather. Although after 2.5 hours I did feel the need to stretch my legs so finding the lunch site was where we would make some fish soup was a great feeling indeed :)

paddle guitar

paparazzi in Värmland!

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