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Kayaking / 06.02.2021

On January 24th I set out on a 7-day kayaking adventure across Everglades National Park. I camped over the water on wooden platforms called "chickees", on ground sites built by the Calusa from mounds of oyster shells, and on the beaches of Florida keys. My original idea was to kayak the 99 miles along the Wilderness Waterway (WW) tracing a route through rivers, bays, and creeks from Everglades City at the northwest corner of the Everglades to Flamingo at the southern tip of the Florida peninsula. Upon researching this...