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1canoa femininepiragua feminine
intransitive verbcanoeing, canoed, canoes
1ir en canoair en piraguathey canoed down the river — fueron río abajo en canoa
- Since then, traveling with several different partners, I've cycled and canoed through Canada and Alaska, rowed the Bering Sea, and trekked, skied, and biked 14,000 miles across Eurasia.
- I have swum in, canoed, windsurfed and sailed on the lake for many years and the biggest hassle for me has never been fast and noisy speedboats.
- In Ramakrishapur village, we met three Onge men who had canoed to the settlement to buy fishhooks and a knife for cutting branches in the forests.
- The Ivory Billed Woodpecker lives on, found by a man canoeing alone in the backwaters.
- By the time they made it home, he and the rest of the party had walked 800 km, canoed 70 km and ridden almost 100 km on horseback.
- I first went wilderness canoeing with my grandfather at age four and have paddled thousands of miles since, including the length of the Mississippi.
- Joe Creek, which spills into the Pacific here, is a wonderful spot to canoe or kayak.
- My first activity of the day was to run the Eucalyptus trail twice round as the staff canoed to work and parked their dugout canoes in the reeds.
- I have canoed, fished, sailed and more recently I have become qualified in powerboats.
- Mark Whittaker, 38, of Hazel Grove, Clayton-le-Moors, canoed through the Amazon rainforest two years ago to raise money for the National Deaf Children's Society.
- He and his commandos had already struck a blow for Britain in September 1943 with Operation Jaywick, when they canoed into Singapore harbour and sank seven ships.
- Claims that Puerto Rican protesters planned to canoe out to hinder firings proved unfounded.
- Also, the River Chasm crossed my path, and I canoed on that until the tributary ended in Coulombe.
- Six years ago I went on an Outward Bound trip in which I hiked 10-20 miles a day, whitewater canoed for two days, then carried my canoe out of the gorge on my back and ran a 10k.
- If you've never canoed and camped in Minnesota's Boundary Waters, or on the Canadian side, in the Quetico region, you don't know what a beautiful week we shall be having.
- From dawn to dusk they ran, swam, canoed and cycled around North Yorkshire in a trial of stamina and skill.
- We've canoed on flooded rivers, but nothing like that.
- We canoed across the lake, through the water reeds which the Finns make into small pipes.
- I hesitate to say that we canoed, however, because that implies we exerted ourselves by paddling our boats down the river.
- He cycled, canoed or walked from one Munro to the next, covering 1,639 miles and wearing out three pairs of boots.
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