Surprised at being the first to explore the immense whitewater potential here, (and even more surprised to find packrafts and not kayaks on the rivers), the first hardshell paddlers to visit Meghalaya were a chilled out bunch from the UK
– Joe & Dan Rea-Dickins, Chris Griffiths, James Edward Smythe.
Shiny pictures and British tongue-in-cheek witticism up on the blogs below.
~ James’ post on the Palm Equipment blog.
~ Joe did a great piece for Pyranha as well.
~ Dan’s write-up on his experience.
Paddling dates – 12th October, 2012 – 18 November, 2012
They’ve also done a noble deed by selling off their hardshells to locals.
It does look like the plot will soon thicken.
Hence, there is now eager talk of planning a second trip of further exploratory paddling in 2013.
Lets see what the best laid plans of mice and men bring up…