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Friday, 25 August 2017

My First Time On A Kayak • Preparing For A West Coast Adventure





So I bought a Kayak.. For some reason I just needed to buy this Kayak ~ An Earthy Green one ofcourse! A 10 ft 'SunDolphin', fairly wide with lots of room.. 

She matches my Eco Vibe & 420 Attitude.
( Neither of these are it though, these Kayaks belong a Friend of mine )

I needed it, and I finally know why !

However, I've never actually been on a kayak..

I have done a 5 day Canoe excursion down the French River when I was in my preteens, ~ So I figure this is something I can most likely handle.

But,,

I DID NEED KAYAKING LESSONS FIRST.

Which I didn't quite realise this as much, until we were actually on the open water.

The Biggest Lesson I'd have to say that I'd learned that day is,, 

WATCH FOR BOATS !!!

&

LEARN HOW TO SIGNAL WHEN YOU SEE THEM COMING !!!

**GIANT WAVES ARE NOT THE FUNNEST TO BE AROUND & CAN CAUSE UNSATISFYING PADDLING CONDITIONS AS WELL AS EXTRA WRIST STRAIN.









Since my plan is actually to hit up the entire West Coast OF British Columbia this up & coming Summer of 2018.

I'm also going to take into consideration whales and other Sea Life that are out there, as it is possible to tip me.

I just came across a video on YouTube where a couple whales lifted some Kayakers out of the water .. I would've been so scared if that were me !

For this reason I'm going to try and stay where it's safe by doing my reasearch, buying the local magazines or googling that very same stuff. Of course, I will also be asking the general population / pedestrians and Tour Guides about the areas and for all there usefull tips & tricks for getting around to see those sights !

I'm also going to take a ton more Kayak Lessons, and guided tours along the way !

I will also be YouTubing this
entire trip to British Columbia Via Toronto begining with One Awesome Ass
Van Conversion !!! 

We're currently just looking for the right Van to Convert to get this project started !

We've been looking for weeks !

A~and,,

I'm the most excited I've Ever Bin !

I'm done googling FREEDOM,
Im taking it !

.. And becoming a Summer Nomad !

Thus, it was time for these KAYAK LESSONS,,

DON'T YA THINK.. ?!¿!?¡¿!?


Apparently, I did quite well for my first time. We did manage to get a couple miles against a bit of a current, which didn't at all feel like a couple miles.






We only returned because it started to get chilly, and the sun started to cover with clouds.. 

We drifted the entire was back, it was pretty awesome.. Right back to where we started.

So BTW ~ My first Kayaking Lessons happened to on Ella Lake, Capreol just outside Sudbury, Ontario.. 

It sure was a beautiful day anyways.







BED ROCK • TAN TIME



Even though I bought my own Kayak at the begining of the summer, neither of these are mine. Mine, like I said is that Earthy Green. 


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