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nage en eau vive

English translation: white water swimming

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French term or phrase:nage en eau vive
English translation:white water swimming
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16:40 Jun 24, 2004
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Tourism & Travel / sport
French term or phrase: nage en eau vive
running water?????????????

(titre)Le must de l'**eau vive** en Pyrenées. (texte) Rafting, canoe kayak, **nage en eau vive** dans les Gorges de L'Aude.
blabli blablou
Local time: 23:47
white water swimming
swimming the rapids? anyway it's in rough, wild waters
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3 +6white water swimming



2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +6
white water swimming

swimming the rapids? anyway it's in rough, wild waters

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agree  Graham macLachlan: sounds dangerous
15 mins
  -> it certainly does-the idea of smashing into those huge rocks (boulders?) does not appeal

agree  xxxcmwilliams: Yes, it's a white water sport - This web site shows some pictures - don't think I'd do it! http://internev31.free.fr/dynaframe.htm?cr_sorties_nev
24 mins
  -> I'd prefer it as a spectator sport too I think. or maybe in a big raft....

agree  Amy Williams: yikes - not for the faint hearted...!
2 hrs

agree  translatol
5 hrs

agree  sktrans
11 hrs

agree  mportal: maybe you could dress in a padded wetsuit, like a Michelin man. Then it might be fun!
1 day 21 hrs
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