He came here a-fishing, and used an old log canoe which he found on the shore.
It is supposed to be navigable by canoe for 900 m.
The Columbia river canoe resembled that of the Amur, the bow and stern being pointed at the water-line.
His murderers evidently found out their mistake and repented of it, for the bishop's body was found at sea floating in a canoe, covered with a palm fibre matting, and a palm-branch in his hand.
In 1865 he started on a long canoeing cruise in his " Rob Roy " canoe, and in this way made a prolonged water tour through Europe, a record of which he published in 1866 as A Thousand Miles in the Rob Roy Canoe.
P. Triana, Down the Orinoco in a Canoe (London, 1902); N.
Featherstonhaugh, A Canoe Voyage up the Minnay Sotor (2 vols., London, 1847); Laurence Oliphant, Minnesota and the Far West (Edinburgh, 1855); and Frederika Bremer, The Homes of the New World: Impressions of America (2 vols., New York, 1864).
Canoe and house building are trades usually confined to certain families.
While these early traders used the canoe and the York boat,' yet the steam-boat played an important part in the early history of the region from 1868 till 1885, when access from the United States was gained by steamers down the Red River.
Finally, the Fuegian bark canoe, made in three pieces so that it can be taken apart and transported over hills and sewed together, ends the series.
Here is an example of a prayer to Qat - the devotee is supposed to be in danger with his canoe: " Qate!
From the Amazon the Napo is navigable for river craft up to its Curaray branch, a distance of about 216 m., and perhaps a few miles farther; thence, by painful canoe navigation, its upper waters may be ascended as far as Santa Rosa, the usual point of embarkation for any venturesome traveller who descends from the Quito tableland.
The "self-sown wheat" of the sagas he identifies as strand wheat, instead of Indian corn, or wild rice, and the mdsur trees as the canoe birch.
Thus canoe navigation may be carried on for hundreds of miles, with here and there a waterfall or a rapid requiring a portage of a few hundred yards or at most a mile or two.
paddle the canoe and fish, while the girls learn to spin and weave, grind maize, and cook - good conduct being enforced by punishments of increasing severity, up to pricking their bodies with aloethorns and holding their faces over burning chillies.
You can canoe, kayak or whitewater raft the many lakes and rivers.
It was formerly employed by the Hudson's Bay Company as part of a canoe route to the fur lands of the north.
known, it is a stream of no value except for canoe navigation.
The Athapascan covered all north-western Canada with his open and portable birch-bark canoe, somewhat resembling the kayak in finish.
Blue Canoe clothing is made in the United States.
Among the wooden objects recovered from the relic beds were tubs, plates, ladles and spoons, a flail for threshing corn, a last for stretching shoes of hide, celt handles, clubs, long-bows of yew, floats and implements of fishing and a dug-out canoe 12 ft.
Besides its main tributary, the Rio das Mortes, it has twenty smaller branches, offering many miles of canoe navigation.
In Hawaii there was a peculiar system of marriage Wrestling and boxing, a kind of hockey and football, canoe and foot races, walking-matches, swimming, archery, cockfighting, fishing-matches and pigeon-catching are among their pastimes.
From this a canoe route over small rivers and lakes leads to the Lake-of-the-Woods, which lies between Ontario, Minnesota and Manitoba; and English and Albany rivers with various lakes carry the boundary to James Bay.
Its upper waters are separated by only a short transitable canoe portage of 7 m.
Steele, Canoe and Camera, a Two Hundred Mile Tour through the Maine Forests (New York, 1882); William MacDonald, The Government of Maine, Its History and Administration (New York, 1902); Maine Historical Society Collections (Portland, 1831-); W.
This stage of religion is well illustrated by the Red Indian custom of offering sacrifice to certain rocks, or whirlpools, or to the indwelling spirits connected with them; the rite is only performed in the neighbourhood of the object, it is an incident of a canoe or other voyage, and is not intended to secure any benefits beyond a safe passage past the object in question; the spirit to be propitiated has a purely local sphere of influence, and powers of a very limited nature.
His weapons, tools and other appliances such as the hammer, hatchet, spear, knife, awl, thread, net, canoe, &c., are the evident rudimentary analogues of what still remains in use among Europeans.
In 1752 John Finley, an Indian trader, descended the Ohio river in a canoe to the site of Louisville.
It was devised by the Hudson's Bay Company for carrying freight, as a substitute for the less serviceable canoe, and was named after their York factory, the centre to which the traders brought down the furs for shipment to England and from which they took back merchandise and supplies to the interior of Rupert's Land.
Livingstone recrossed Tanganyika in July, and passed through the country of the Manyema, but baffled partly by the natives, partly by the slave hunters, and partly by his long illnesses it was not till the 29th of March 1871 that he succeeded in reaching the Lualaba, .at the town of Nyangwe, where he stayed four months, vainly trying to get a canoe to take him across.
outrigger canoe to the main rainforest.
My Dad gave us expert tuition on how to paddle a canoe.
It is navigable for a period of about five months of the year, when the Purus valley is inundated; and, for the remaining seven months, only canoes can ascend it sufficiently high to communicate overland with the settlements in the great indiarubber districts of the Mayutata and lower Beni; thus these regions are forced to seek a canoe outlet for their rich products by the very dangerous, costly and laborious route of the falls of the Madeira.
Thuja gigantea, the red or canoe cedar, a native of north-western America from southern Alaska to north California, is the finest species, the trunk rising from a massive base to the height of 150 to 200 ft.
The restaurant's location, right at the waterfront, allows it to have parking for your boat or canoe so once you're done fishing, you can come in and enjoy a drink and nice, fresh meal.
The war canoe (which is a long, narrow dug-out outrigger, capable of holding twenty-eight men) is only a transport, for they never fight in it.
DAY 3 We crossed the river by outrigger canoe to the main rainforest.
Two Center Adventure This adventure combines Med watersports with Ardeche canoe descent More about this course Where is this course available?
Interesting Facts Our club takes part in various different kayaking disciplines including whitewater river running, canoe polo, kayak surfing, and freestyle.
We also played canoe polo with a bit of floating wood.
After breakfast, there's time to explore the riverbanks on foot, then take the motorized canoe back downstream to the lodge.
A lot of people took up the offer of the canoe to explore the shoreline further than you could on foot.
During the recent severe weather, a number of skaters were able to enjoy their favorite pastime, skating on the canoe lake.
We presume the wires are for canoe slalom course.
Every year Jersey Canoe Club runs its salt water slalom competition near the club house in St. Catherine's Bay, Jersey.
Ratcliffe, in kayak canoe slalom singles, is at the front of the British showboat tomorrow.
stowed away luncheon, water-bottles and costume word game in the canoe.
supine on the floor of a narrow canoe.
Last Saturday, I went on a little day trip upriver with Steve in a bark canoe.
Mackenzie traveled by bark canoe and had a cache of rum and a crew of Canadian voyageurs, hard-living backwoodsmen, for company.
This book made MacGregor and his canoe famous.
They contain the poplar or aspen (Populus tremuloides), balsam poplar (Populus balsamifera), and paper or canoe birch (Betula papyrifera).
The canoe or paper birch (B.
Adventure racers may find themselves ripping down rapids in a canoe and then rappelling off a 100 foot rock face.
After breakfast, there 's time to explore the riverbanks on foot, then take the motorized canoe back downstream to the lodge.
Every year Jersey Canoe Club runs its salt water slalom competition near the club house in St. Catherine 's Bay, Jersey.
By Richmond I raised my knees Supine on the floor of a narrow canoe.
Add even more appeal with old canoe paddles and fishing poles from your local thrift store.
She takes a canoe off the island, but soon discovers it leaks.
In addition to using it for large projects like canoe and home buildings, the elm bark was used to make pudding, to thicken jelly and as a survival food during the Revolutionary War.
Go for an outrigger canoe excursion or the adrenaline rush of parasailing.
Do you enjoy hiking, biking, snorkeling, or skiing, or do you prefer quiet strolls on the beach or peaceful canoe trips across a pristine lake?
Among the greater, or tree, Birches after our own (including its varieties or allies, verrucosa and pubescens) are the Canoe Birch (B. papyrifera) or Paper Birch, a forest tree of N.
Special brackets are also available for mounting skis, snowboards, canoe paddles and other large items, turning your garage into a well organized sports shop.
Blue Canoe - Blue Canoe carries organic cotton clothing in casual styles as well as swimwear and undergarments.
Turn into a wolf by the canoe ride and jump in the water.
Ride the canoe in wolf form down the river, then tell Zora that you want to ride again.
You will glitch to the ground rather than in the canoe.
Bomb Bag 3 is acquired by destroying the rock barriers for the River Canoe mini-game owner.
To double the bomb bag capacity, score at least 25 points in the River Canoe mini-game.
Since then, many wineries and vineyards have opened and flourished along the lake once known to the Iroquois Indians as "canoe landing."
You never know when you'll get caught in a down-pour or if it will get knocked out of your canoe.
Canoe and pedal boat rentals are available seasonally.
Hammocks Beach State Park-Located in Swansboro, approximately 13 primitive sites, many accessible by canoe, are available at this state park, including several sites on Bear Island.
Try a sunset canoe ride, or for the less adventuresome, take a charter boat cruise.
Take a kayak or a canoe to explore the Opaekaa and Wailua Falls, or go on a boat tour.
Blue Canoe has select pieces of bamboo fabric clothing.
The New Features Lara Top by Blue Canoe is one of the best organic cotton choices.
A summer camp counselor drinks alcohol before taking children out on a canoe and causes the boat to capsize.
While Stroud had always had an affinity for the great outdoors, a wilderness canoe trip through Ontario's Temagami region sparked a desire for something new.
Look up, the ceiling is where this eatery's name comes from; it looks like the inside of a canoe.
The southern portion of the protaxis is now being opened up by railways, but the far greater northern part is known only along the lakes and rivers which are navigable by canoe.
He took to the heather, making for the western seas, hewing his way through the MacDougals at Tyndrum and marching over the mountains to Loch Lomond, which he crossed in a canoe.
Two men working on a tree trunk, one making a cut with the adze lengthwise and the other chopping off the piece across, will soon hollow out a large canoe.
He first made Marawa's acquaintance when he was cutting down a tree for a canoe.
canoe polo with a bit of floating wood.
canoe safaris can also be arranged.
Besides the implements and weapons of iron there are fibulae and brooches of bronze, weaving combs and spindle-whorls, a bronze mirror and tweezers, wheel-made pottery as well as hand-made, ornamented with Late Celtic patterns, a bowl of thin bronze decorated with bosses, the nave of a wooden wheel with holes for twelve spokes, and a dug-out canoe.
Wispohahp is the Aht Noah, who, with his wife, his two brothers and their wives escaped from the deluge in a canoe.
Also canoe and kayak hire with buoyancy aid, paddles and route map.
In the evening we venture out in the canoe to see alligators ' eyes glowing in the dark.
Transfer by motorized dugout canoe to the island hotel.
From the airstrip at Coca a motorized canoe takes us for a two-hour trip along the Napo River, to Sacha Lodge.
A leisurely expedition in a Canadian style canoe is an ideal way to spend a summer day.
He explored further up the river by birch bark canoe manned by native Americans.
canoe slalom is one of the most spectacular watersports, demanding skill, stamina and courage.
It involves a 2-man inflatable canoe trip down the river.
Enjoy a dusk cruise, a dawn chorus walk or watch the sunrise from a canoe.
Here you'll get to experience the dawn chorus in a dug out canoe in the mangrove creeks of the River Gambia.
dawn chorus walk or watch the sunrise from a canoe.
No Chinese junk, no Arab dhow, no Polynesian war canoe, ever found a mooring in Lisbon or Limehouse.
dugout canoe ride at Chitwan It was quite hair-raising getting into these canoes and balancing while clutching haversacks, binoculars and telescopes.
Dugout canoe ride at Chitwan It was quite hair-raising getting into these canoes and balancing while clutching haversacks, binoculars and telescopes.
His men, who, having left their guns in the canoe, were utterly helpless, quietly obeyed.
Wettest spots on earth a few heartbeats pond koa canoe.
Later, a maid went down to the landing, stowed away luncheon, water-bottles and costume word game in the canoe.
Paul and Debbie own a 1930 mahogany and elm canoe.
paddle a canoe.
Open Canoe Single bladed paddles are used Reasonably maneuverable ' Open ' meaning no decks Between 4.5 and 5.2 meters in length.
Watch wading birds from the deck, swim in the pool or go for a canoe paddle.
EA anticipates that the development would improve canoe portage and passages around sluices and weirs, and slipway access to the river.
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