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The Danube Cycleway

The Velo 6 is a long distance cycle route across Europe. It starts on the Atlantic coast in France at Saint-Nazaire and the mouth of the Loire River, and finishes on the Black sea. The most popular section and the best signposted is from Pasau in Germany, through Austria to Vienna (one week), or on to Budapest in Hungary (two weeks). A staggering 55,000 cyclists each year do this tri…read more

published: December 8th, 2014

Kayaking Spitzbergen

Kayaking Spitzbergen

When I was a young whitewater kayaker one of the senior members of our club returned from Colorado where he had rafted the Grand Canyon. During a presentation to us we questioned his kayaking integrity. Kayaks could, and should, do everything. To raft rather than kayak those big rapids was treasonous.

His response was that there are approp…read more

published: November 2nd, 2014

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About Martin Chambers

Martin Chambers was born in Perth, Western Australia. He is married and has two adult daughters. He is a biologist who understands our origins are from the sea and believes we are not safe unless our feet are wet. His recreations include kayaking, sailing and sitting in the spa.

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