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Rowing in Portugal: Rowing vacation in Portugal

Rowing in Portugal: Rowing vacation in Portugal

Enjoy the Douro River – April 2020 and October 2020 Row and socialize – along the banks of one of the most beautiful rivers in Europe. Rowing in Europe offers the wonderful possibility of rowing vacation in Portugal: Portugal’s most magnificent river –the Douro river. The River The river and the Douro Vinhateiro (wine growing-area) of the Douro Valley in Portugal has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Traditionally, the wine was taken downriver in flat-bottom boats called rabelos, to be stored…

Rowing in Amsterdam

Rowing in Amsterdam

2020 Tours in Amsterdam — 19 – 26 September 2020, Weekend Sculling Tour in August Amsterdam is  NOT the Capital of The Netherlands. Due to its Canal / Grachten system it is a wonderful and exciting rowing area. Wikipedia says….the Amsterdam canal system is the result of conscious city planning.  In the early 17th century, when immigration was at a peak, a comprehensive plan was developed that was based on four concentric half-circles of canals with their ends emerging at…