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The Clever Dutch and How They Manage Water
08/05/2014
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Have you ever tried to build barriers to protect a sandcastle from waves on an ocean beach? At a much bigger scale, this is the same problem The Netherlands faces (The Netherlands is also sometimes ca [ ... ]


Video Trip Summary
07/07/2014

Here’s a 2 1/2 minute video we created for our home town school board and community.  It provides a good and quick summary of some of the interesting experiences we had on the first 2/3 of our [ ... ]


More rapids and a community
06/26/2014
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The nature of the river has changed. The calm stretches between rapids are shorter and there are many more small rapids and riffles. Like Roosevelt we have noticed that the trees are getting larger as [ ... ]


Our first visit to a Cinta Larga community
06/24/2014
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Last night we camped by the bridge near the Teneie Marques, a Cinta Larga community. Brazil was playing in the World Cup. We could hear cheers coming from the community. We think the whole village was [ ... ]


Navaite Rapids and Top Hat Rock
06/22/2014
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Three days ago we loaded our canoe where Theodore Roosevelt first caught a glimpse of the Rio Roosevelt. One hundred years ago Roosevelt and his team followed the telegraph line to where it crossed th [ ... ]


The end of the river, but the adventure continues
06/17/2014
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6_17_14 Student Response (Lower) 6_17_14 Student Response (Upper) One hundred years ago President Roosevelt and his exhausted team rounded a bend in the Rio Roosevelt. It was like hundreds of other b [ ... ]