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gorges du verdon

After finagling a two-person kayak on my own for half an hour, then turning around to head back to the shore to meet my group, the winds picked up, making my efforts to paddle very difficult. I gritted my teeth and put my back into it. Just then, an electric boat full of fellow yogis drifted by. “Need a tow?” I smiled and nodded. Sometimes a little help pays off, especially in such gorge-ous environs.

When you’re married, you always have a kayak partner, both literally and metaphorically. Being single, it’s different. We visited Gorges du Verdon yesterday. The group scattered, renting electric boats or kayaks for the couples. I was at the end of the line and ordered a single kayak. I’d never paddled alone, but figured it was no big deal. “We don’t have any more singles,” the Bohemian said in French. “Merde. What can I do? I’m alone.” A slight bit of panic set in. I asked for an electric boat. I didn’t want to spend 40 euros, but would just to…