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The biggest part of my luggage is actually the Triton Lagoda folding kayak. Well, since last Wednesday I have to name it “Gerlinde”, the name the kayak received from my friends.

Yesterday the test run of the Lagoda was on my agenda. Although the weather forecast was not really promising we went to the Lake of Thun. We means Niels and Thomas, who volunteered to join me on the Lake and Heike, who supported us in logistics. The assembly of the folding kayak was taking part […]

Since Sunday I’m located in the valley of Simme, a river in central Switzerland. Here at the Kanu Lodge (canoe lodge) from Globepaddler, a Suisse kayak and canoe company, is the ideal place to cross check all the equipment and material which I will need for the Yukon tour. Nice add on: The Lodge is […]

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Following the tracks of the stampeders and prospectors means to me to experience the spirit of the historical Klondike gold rush and to follow one of the primary routes to the desired gold fields. The destination, Dawson City, where the Klondike opens out into Yukon river, was founded 1897 during the legendary gold rush times […]