Charles River Basin - May 9, 2015

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Charles River Basin - May 9, 2015

Postby norm » Sun May 10, 2015 6:47 pm

Ken Reardon led the first trip of the season on the Charles River but forgot his camera, so he asked me to write the trip report.

The trip was 13 miles for the group that chose the longer version where we went through the locks, out into the harbor and over to the U.S.S. Constitution.

Please use the link below to enjoy pictures on Facebook that should be accessible to anyone, even if you do not have a Facebook account. Please read the comments included with the pictures for more information about the trip.

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set ... e2279b9304

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Re: Charles River Basin - May 9, 2015

Postby pat » Mon May 11, 2015 5:44 am

What was the length for the shorter version?
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Re: Charles River Basin - May 9, 2015

Postby norm » Mon May 11, 2015 6:13 am

pat wrote:What was the length for the shorter version?

I think the shorter version was probably about ten miles.

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Re: Charles River Basin - May 9, 2015

Postby pam » Mon May 11, 2015 7:39 am

Thank you Ken for organizing this paddle and Norm for the photos. It was a wonderful way to see the city on a beautiful spring day.

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Re: Charles River Basin - May 9, 2015

Postby Azane » Mon May 11, 2015 8:29 am

Swell job Ken for putting together a fun "season opener" and thanks to Norm for the excellent trip report!

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Re: Charles River Basin - May 9, 2015

Postby pat » Mon May 11, 2015 5:27 pm

This building was under construction last year and it's interesting to see it finished.

What is going on with this building??? It looks like an optical illusion. Is there a cut taken out of the center of it, or is that some sort of statue between you and it?
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Re: Charles River Basin - May 9, 2015

Postby Ken R » Mon May 11, 2015 9:38 pm

Norm did the hard part, the trip report. Thanks!

That is one of my favorite spring trips.
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Re: Charles River Basin - May 9, 2015

Postby NorwayLady » Tue May 12, 2015 4:02 pm

pat wrote:
This building was under construction last year and it's interesting to see it finished.

What is going on with this building??? It looks like an optical illusion. Is there a cut taken out of the center of it, or is that some sort of statue between you and it?


Pat: The building has an interior waterfall. Looks pretty cool.
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