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Trip # 3 Upper and Lower Beveridges – Locks 33-34

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Departing west from Poonamalie the canal wanders through a stone wall channel until opening out on to Lower Rideau Lake where there is a “mud cut” for canoes and kayaks. This shortcut takes you through a shallow marshland and saves several km off the passage. The sky continued to clear through the morning and by   …Continue Reading


Trip # 3 Smiths Falls – Locks 28-31

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Arriving from Poonamalie around 10 am I pulled the kayak out and stored it next to the Lockmaster’s house and headed into town for a coffee and hair cut. After lunch I walked to the WalMart where I bought an new camera. On the paddle back to Poonamalie the rain started to fall again. It   …Continue Reading