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10 gorgeous places to see in a kayak

By: Josh Lew on March 20, 2013, 1:50 p.m.
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Norway's Fjords

Norway has some of the most ruggedly scenic coastline in the world. It is possible to kayak is open waters between the thousands of islands and small peninsulas that characterize the western Scandinavian coastline. The real charm of Norway's paddling scene, however, is found in its stunning fjords. The impossibly-steep cliffs are impressive, and some places are completely inaccessible, except by boat. 

Waterfalls, steep riverside slopes, and completely untouched terrain really make this a dream destination for people who are in search of pure, raw nature. Some expedition-like guided kayak excursions last for more than a week. These tours travel down rivers that are inaccessible by any other means of transportation.