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Hartford’s Underground River Aug 2005

DSC00573We all met immediately after work one summer afternoon at the parking lot for the Hartford Advocate on Wawarme Avenue. Across the street from the Virgin Mary shrine to be exact! Meir Rinde, a Hartford Advocate writer and co-worker, Julie Singleton a co-worker from my p/t job at EMS and myself made up the team.

DSC00574Getting all geared up once everything was down on the urban river bank.

DSC00576And we’re off! Truly urban kayaking. And there’s even flowers!

DSC00577And the South fork of the Park River goes underground! You can actually see the top of this tunnel from i84 East, just before passing over Park Street. We chose the left tunnel. Both run parallel and are identical in construction.

Tales from the Underground after the jump!

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