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noun as in light, paddled boat

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Complimentary for guests, the Fairmont Kea Lani also offers outings on an outrigger canoe, captained by two locals.

Experience the park the way explorers did 250 years ago by renting a canoe and reserving one of the park’s many frontcountry or backcountry sites.

They can see how people migrated across islands and pinpoint when technologies like canoes emerged by tracking the emergence of seafaring terms.

Lower yourself into a long wooden canoe and glide past cascading waterfalls to the start of a dirt trail.

They didn’t have access to tetanus shots or antibiotics, and getting to the nearest hospital entailed a day’s journey by dugout canoe, followed by another on a motorboat and another in a car.

As a boy, by the way, Pierre had set out from Florida in an unsuccessful canoe trip to Cuba!

Our foreign policy canoe is filled to the gunnels with catch-and-release trout armed with AK-47s.

My partner Brandon and I awake at the crack of dawn for a canoe ride on the milky blue glacial waters of Lake Louise.

So I go out in a canoe and repeat verses over and over and try and learn poems.

That canoe he paddles in Parks, that episode where Ron is a canoe, Nick Offerman built that canoe, for real!

A primitive savage makes a bow and arrow in a day: it takes him a fortnight to make a bark canoe.

The roomy canoe, if not built for great speed, certainly was built for as much comfort as could be expected in such a craft.

The canoe touched the grassy bank at the edge of the old Carter place at the far end of the lake just before noon.

But suddenly Jessie drove her paddle deep into the water and sent the canoe in a dash to the landing.

Her chum came leaping up the hill behind her, having moored the canoe with one hitch.


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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to canoe, such as: kayak, outrigger, coracle, dugout, pirogue, and piragua.

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