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  1. DertyDers

    Down the Mississippi in rat rod canoe sailboatQuestion 

    So I’ve been drawing up the plan for years now and this summer I’m going to achieve the goal of making it down the Mississippi River in canoes. The plan has evolved and my girlfriend Destinee and I are gonna try something a little crazy. We want to convert back and forth between two canoes and a...
  2. Matt Derrick

    An Artist, a Shantyboat, and the Lost History of American River CommunitiesNews & Blogs 

    Wes Modes is documenting life along America’s waterways. BY JONATHAN CAREY MARCH 07, 2019 An Artist, a Shantyboat, and the Lost History of American River Communities Made from recycled materials, Modes’s shantyboat can weather the storms. WES MODES/ CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 THE RIVERS OF THE UNITED...
  3. Matt Derrick

    How shantyboats helped build a cultureNews & Blogs Video 

    A great video about the project by Kirsten Dirksen “I do not know much about gods; but I think that the river Is a strong brown god—sullen, untamed and intractable” – “Dry Salvages”, T.S. Eliot Long before Wes Modes began planning a journey down the Mississippi, he started building a...
  4. CelticWanderer

    Questions-Houseboating down the Mississippi?

    Alright, so I recently broke my foot real bad (funny story, thatone) and managed to land a nice job in jewelry repair so I'm makin a good bit of money. Now, cause of my foot i'm pretty much grounded here, can't travel, but what I can do is save up shit loads of money. So my question is, anyone...
  5. Matt Derrick

    Pirates on the DanubeNews & Blogs Video 

    http://www.alastairhumphreys.com/pirates-on-the-danube/ Jamie Bowlby-Whiting cycled 1,000 miles on a £30 bicycle, then built a raft from recycled materials and floated down the Danube. Now that is what I call an adventure! Brew a cuppa and enjoy his tale. In the middle of 2012, I was working...