Salmon River Estuary
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According to my extensive research (mainly on Wikipedia) there is “absolutely nothing interesting about the Salmon river” except that it runs past some place called Van Duzer corridor. Named after some guy that was in office when they needed to name stuff. There are some old trees in the Van Duzer.
Highway 18 is pretty much following the Salmon River for most of the way. The river was high today. The whole area was pretty dark and bleak looking. But the Skunk Cabbage is peaking up yellow through the gloom and I can just taste spring there in the running waters.
The first is a drysuit. A waterproof onesy that protects you from the elements and gives you superpowers against the cold (ok, Julie wrote that line). In one of these things you can fall into the coldest waters (at least around here) and not even die for like an hour. Of course, if you loose the use of your hands, you could still be in trouble. I don't have a drysuit, but I do have a wet suit and a good top and I have every reason to believe that I could live in the water for 20 minutes which is long enough to deploy the second safety piece of safety gear.
The second is your kayaking partners.
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And no, there are no pictures, because Chip had to rescue my camera instead of unlimbering his own. Bad Choice Chip !!