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ABC Wednesday #28: W

17 Dec

In the summer 2011, a group of us armed with vouchers from Travelzoo, drove 1.5 hours to reach American River and start our day of adventure. We did our first ever (so far only one) white water rafting. It was so much fun.

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First you float along quiet stretch of the river for the better half of the day. Then you stop for a bbq dinner that your guides prepare.

After lunch and a brief rest which meant it was our last chance to visit the potty before we get back to the park, we floated along some more to more rocky stretches. We hit the white water and the shouting and hooting began.

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Then we were completely washed out. We went through 2 more of this before the trip was over. Twas fun!

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11 Comments

Posted by on December 17, 2012 in ABC WEDNESDAY

 

11 responses to “ABC Wednesday #28: W

  1. Luna Miranda

    December 18, 2012 at 6:45 pm

    oh wow! this is one water sports i’ve been planning to try one of these days, probably in CdO.:p love the splashes of water. fabulous shots.

     
  2. Roger Green

    December 18, 2012 at 7:00 pm

    nice. but scary!
    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

     
  3. Carver

    December 18, 2012 at 8:26 pm

    Sounds like such a great adventure. Hope you have a happy holiday.

     
  4. artmusedog

    December 18, 2012 at 9:32 pm

    Great actions shots ~ for W ~

    (A Creative Harbor ~ aka ArtMuseDog and Carol ^_^

    Happy Holidays to you ^_^

     
  5. Mar

    December 18, 2012 at 9:38 pm

    It looks like so much fun! wonderful shots too.
    Happy holidays!

     
  6. lesliebc

    December 18, 2012 at 9:59 pm

    I should have done that when I was younger – too late now with my bad back. I wouldn’t be able to withstand all the bumps and jolts, but sure wish I’d done it before!

    Leslie
    abcw team

     
  7. seniorhiker

    December 18, 2012 at 10:58 pm

    I thoroughly enjoyed white-water rafting on my first (and only) trip. You got some great pictures.

     
  8. Emille/Jesh StG

    December 18, 2012 at 11:56 pm

    Now that’s what I call white water rafting! We did it once as a family, but it was too tame!

     
  9. Hazel Anastasia

    December 19, 2012 at 4:49 am

    I was smiling on my seat looking at your shouting and hooting. Wish I could do that again soon.

     
  10. Kate Mura

    December 19, 2012 at 5:42 am

    Wonderful photos to show what happens on a white water rafting trip. Looks like fun…I think! Kate, ABC Team

     
  11. Chubskulit Rose

    December 19, 2012 at 6:36 pm

    That looks so much fun but I would freak out if the water would get into my face like that lol.

    Wedding
    Rose, ABC Wednesday Team
    Happy Holidays!

     

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