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Edmonds’ Paddle Pilgrim: Kayaking the fjords of Norway


Last updated 12/7/2018 at Noon

There’s no quit in Edmonds’ “Paddle Pilgrim,” David Ellingson.

At age 70, Ellingson has just released his latest book, “Paddle Pilgrim: Kayaking the Fjords of Norway,” his follow-up to books tracing his journeys down the Mississippi River and across Erie Canal.

The new book chronicles a month-long paddle adventure on the Sogne and Hardanger fjords in Norway, where the author’s ancestors emigrated from to America in the 1850s. Ellinson said the narrative weaves together three elements:

Paddle: daily detailed accounts of experiences on the water and in the mountains (what hap...

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