5 (page 1 of 4): Wednesday,
August 14, 2002
1:13 pm - Leaving
Murphy's Point (Day 4)
Hello and welcome to Day 5
of Kayaking for Cancer! We've reached the half
way point of our trip and things are going great!
The weather is hot but beautiful and the kayakers
are still lucky enough to have the wind at their
This afternoon they're forecasting
severe thunderstorms but we hope the good weather
will hold out a little longer. This is the longest
day of padding on the trip -- about 37 km -- so
the kayakers opted for an early start around 8:30
am, heading through Smith Falls to Merrickville.
Last night we spent the night
at Safari Marina in Rideau Ferry. A big thanks
to Safari for use of their facilities -- especially
the showers which were much appreciated by everyone!
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