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This website is meant to be an informative resource for travelers, wanderers, and vagabonds. We hope to provide advice, resources and inspiration to those who are planning similar trips. Provided information is based on combined experiences of months abroad, adventures in all livable continents, hundreds of canoe and bicycle miles, and extensive travel research. - Adventure On
Basic River Survival: finding camp, water, food
Some of the most common questions asked while on the river went a little something like this: Where do you camp at night? What happens if you run out of water? Where do you get food?
While finding the basic staples for survival isn't difficult, your options on the river will vary greatly and it may require a bit of planning... Read More
Currently In: Colombia
Countries visited: 4
Days away from home: 112
Total miles canoed: 2,142
Avg. canoe miles/day: 33
Total miles biked: 521
Avg. bike miles/day: 62
On September 3rd, 2013, we began a trip through the Americas via canoe and bicycle.
We beganour trip at the headwaters of the Mississippi River and canoed 2,142 down the United States' largest river system. This portion of the trip took 64 days and we ended just north of New Orleans.
After a couple weeks of rest, we took off on a plane to Costa Rica. Currently, we are biking south with no particular destination in mind. Please follow us while we partake on our journey and don't hesitate to contact us with questions.
Week 3: St. Paul to La Crosse
Planning your trip (pt.1)
Basic River Survival: Finding camp, water, food