Search:

Type: Posts; User: Ginger-Paddlers

Page 1 of 14 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Thanks for all the kind remarks about our blogg....

    Thanks for all the kind remarks about our blogg. It really is a fabulous river and I'd be delighted to provide assistance to anyone who fancied doing it for themselves.
  2. Replies
    4
    Views
    2,382

    Hi Spartaner, What a fantastic trip you...

    Hi Spartaner,

    What a fantastic trip you clearly had on the Obra. It is a brilliant river and it was nice to see so many photos of familiar places.

    We followed the advice you offered us about...
  3. Baltic Beaver Bonanza – Paddling Latvia’s River Gauja (Part 3)

    Day 6 (Monday 27th May) – Beyond Oliņas to Jānis’s campsite at Cīruļi (22 km paddled)

    After some heavy showers in the earlier part of the night, the clouds had cleared to reveal a panoply of...
  4. Baltic Beaver Bonanza – Paddling Latvia’s River Gauja (Part 2)

    Day 4 (Saturday 25th May) – Tilikas to Vekši (24 km paddled)

    With today being the first of our longer paddling days, we’d agreed to get up just after sunrise to make the best of the morning...
  5. Baltic Beaver Bonanza – Paddling Latvia’s River Gauja

    Introduction

    In May 2019 David, Robbie & James​ (Robbie’s 18-year-old son) paddled 105 kilometres of Latvia’s beautiful River Gauja, from the village of Gaujiena near Latvia’s frontier with...
  6. John, Despite your constant complaining...

    John,

    Despite your constant complaining throughout about all aspects of the paddle, it looks like you actually enjoyed it.

    Your turn to provide the mid-point calories next time.

    Robbie
  7. The Ginger Paddlers will be in attendance.

    The Ginger Paddlers will be in attendance.
  8. Replies
    3
    Views
    528

    A splendid evening on the loch. Thanks for your...

    A splendid evening on the loch. Thanks for your company.
  9. Hi Lu, Great to hear that you are off to...

    Hi Lu,

    Great to hear that you are off to paddle the Obra - you'll love it.

    I've a full kit packing list of what we took to Poland, so I'm happy to share that. Essentially, we took everything...
  10. Replies
    9
    Views
    746

    Hi Stubhoy, Welcome to the forum. We're just...

    Hi Stubhoy,

    Welcome to the forum. We're just over the county border in Lochwinnoch and there is plenty of good paddling around here.

    Castle Semple Loch is a great start point with easy access...
  11. Hi Spartaner, Many thanks. Do you have a link...

    Hi Spartaner,

    Many thanks. Do you have a link to any trip reports or photos of you paddling the Gauja?
  12. Hi Spartaner, Your photos look great but,...

    Hi Spartaner,

    Your photos look great but, between them and the blogg you referenced, it looks like the section below the dam at Bledzew is one long log jam, even in a good year.

    We’re...
  13. Thanks for all the lovely compliments and...

    Thanks for all the lovely compliments and positive feedback you’ve all given. Really appreciated.

    David, James & Robbie
  14. Hi Crow, Roy and Cecylia were asking after you...

    Hi Crow,

    Roy and Cecylia were asking after you when we were there. When are you going to do another Obra trip?
  15. Spotter!

    Hi Alan, many thanks. Not many people would have spotted that she’s the ‘-85’ type. She’s in pretty good nick for her age. The handles on the hull for infantry to hang on with are an interesting...
  16. Part 5 Day 8 – Friday 25th May - Sightseeing...

    Part 5

    Day 8 – Friday 25th May - Sightseeing

    We’d planned to have a day off for sightseeing before going home. We’d asked Roy and Cecylia if they could organise something for us which, they...
  17. Part 4 Day 6 –Wednesday 23rd May – Gorzyka to...

    Part 4

    Day 6 –Wednesday 23rd May – Gorzyka to Lake Chycina (15km)

    Another fantastic dawn chorus and beautiful scenes of mist rising from the water greeted our bleary eyes.
    ...
  18. Part 3 Day 5 –Tuesday 22nd May – Nad Obra...

    Part 3

    Day 5 –Tuesday 22nd May – Nad Obra Camp Site to Gorzyka (16km)

    We knew from Robbie’s previous experience that the next section of our trip would probably be the most difficult – even...
  19. Part 2 Day 3 – Sunday 20th May – Jezerio...

    Part 2

    Day 3 – Sunday 20th May – Jezerio Wielkie to Ransko (11 km)

    We’d decided in advance that we’d work with the daylight, with early rises and bedtimes, to try and get most of our paddling...
  20. Tanks, Trees & Teenagers – Paddling Poland’s River Obra

    Introduction

    In May 2018 David, Robbie & James (Robbie’s 17 year old son) marked the end of James’ school days with a paddling adventure on Poland’s beautiful River Obra. For David, after only a...
  21. Hi Tribes, I'm just back from a week's...

    Hi Tribes,

    I'm just back from a week's paddling on the River Obra in Poland where we had exactly the same challenge. One pot meals are the way ahead, with jarred dinners being ideal. The Polish...
  22. Sold

    Sold
  23. The fourth photograph says it all. John's smiling...

    The fourth photograph says it all. John's smiling like a deranged lunatic and everyone else looks thoroughly miserable and ready to kill him. I rest my case.
  24. Replies
    31
    Views
    34,530

    Hi Paddleduck, If you are keen to try one out,...

    Hi Paddleduck,

    If you are keen to try one out, you're fairly local to us so you're welcome to take the one we're selling out on Castle Semple for a coached test drive.

    Robbie
  25. Mad River Explorer 16TT Canoe & Accessories - £600

    For sale for £600 in Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

    Mad River Explorer 16 TT fitted with webbing seats in excellent used condition. The hull has some minor scratches from light use. It has...
Results 1 to 25 of 345
Page 1 of 14 1 2 3 4