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Old 13-10-2009, 06:41   #1
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US - East to West on the Inland Waterways

Hi there,

I heard about the inland waterway's in the US. My plan is to go from New York to the west coast where ever I can make it. Anybody familiar with this and can give me some advise.

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Look for a copy of River Horse by William Least Heat-Moon. He had the same notion you have now, so he obtained a 22' motorized vessel and, accompanied by various companions along the way, traversed some 5000 miles from New York Harbor to Astoria, Oregon.

Don't kid yourself, though. The journey is impossible without portaging often, thanks to the seemingly endless efforts of the Army Corps of Engineers to put a dam on every wild river in the west.

Try here: River-Horse: A Voyage Across America (0046442636261): William Least Heat-Moon: Books

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