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Gopeng

, rock climbing, caving, mountain obstacle, night trekking, white water rafting, water-tubing, water abseiling. Many tourists gravitate towards our rustic chalets which houses freshwater lakes, making it a perfect place for team-building and group get-together. It is strategically located along the North-South Highway, making it an ideal transit for stopover. '''My Gopeng Resort''' File:Wwr my gopeng resort.jpg thumb 300px Whitewater Rafting along the Kampar River is one of the main

, Gopeng with accommodation and facilities built largely from re-purposed materials. Since 1994, Nomad Adventure has provided whitewater rafting trips, corporate team building events and adventure races. The company was the first to develop white water rafting along Sungai Kampar and is the training centre for Rescue 3 International in the region. Nearby, the Nomad Mountain School garnered Tourism Malaysia's 'Most Innovative Adventure & Nature Tour' Award

in 2009. It has drawn acclaim as one of the most unique adventure ropes courses in South East Asia with rockclimbing, abseiling, high ropes, low ropes (through a cave) and the latest addition, a zip line canopy tour. '''Riverbug''' Traverse Tours Sdn Bhd or fondly known as RIVERBUG Crew, a 100% Bumiputera owned company has grown to being the leading name in its field and continues to thrive, along with the tourism industry, and is renowned as 'The White Water Rafting


Magelang


Dharan, Nepal

in as much as religious. These temples are centers for rituals, fairs and events. In recent years the close proximity of the Tamur River has made Dharan a destination for the white water rafting enthusiasts, Which is start from Mulghat of Dhankuta district and finish in Chatara Ghat. Other potential tourism prospects include: * Paragliding from surrounding hills and Bhedetar for the dare-devils. * Development of Panchakanya, a Natural Park into a mini zoo. * Protection


Shaoguan

Torrents and Eighteen Shoals is a popular place for white-water rafting. See also * Shaozhou Tuhua * Roman Catholic Diocese of Shaozhou * Matteo Ricci References (Category:Shaoguan) Cities around the Pearl River Delta include Dongguan


Bovec

Gorica - Tolmin - Kobarid By bus Buses run from Ljubljana twice a day during the week and take approximately 3.5h. It costs €13.60. Get around See The site where the 2008 Disney film, ''The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian'' was shot on location here. * '''Fort Bovške Kluže''' Do The soča river is famous for its white-water rafting or kayaking possibilities. There are many companies in Bovec with offers for kayaking, rafting, canyoning or hydrospeed. A kayak trip including all material will cost about €40 per person for a 1-2 hour trip. There are plenty of mountain biking (bike rentals for approx. €20 day) and hiking trails along the mountain that borders the city. Topographical trail maps can be purchased at the tourist information center for €7. There is a cable car that runs up the Kanin mountain but check the schedule as it doesn't run in the off season. * Wikipedia:Bovec Commons:Category:Bovec


Aksu, Xinjiang

ئاقسۇ Aqsu Ak̡su ; ), is a city in and the seat of Aksu Prefecture, Xinjiang, lying at the northern edge of the Tarim Basin. The name Aksu literally means ''white water'' (in Turkic), and is used for both the oasis town and the river (Aksu River (Xinjiang)). The economy of Aksu is mostly agricultural, with cotton, in particular long-staple cotton, as the main product. Also produced are grain, fruits, oils, and beets. The industry mostly consists


Padang

-district is suitable for white water activities. center 700px thumb City skyline of Padang on 28 June 2013 from Gunung Padang hill. (File:Padang dari Gunung Padang 2.JPG) Tsunami shelter Government and the people of Hill Pangilun has agreed to make Mount Pangilun as tsunami


Omiš

, located five kilometers ( ) up to the canyon of Cetina River, is an excursion picnic place famous for bread baked under an iron lid (''peka'') and for fresh trout that can be caught from the river. The Cetina River is a great place for those who like active holidays (white water rafting, canoeing and kayaking). Recreational activities, in Omiš, also include: free climbing, cycling, tennis, football (soccer), basketball, 9-pin bowling, bocce


Bancroft, Ontario

ON.JPG Egan's Chute on Highway 28 north-east of Bancroft. Egan's Chute lies east of the town on Highway 28 (Highway 28 (Ontario)). The chute is a small gorge which the York River churns through, creating white water falls. The lakes surrounding Bancroft are dotted with cottages (Cottage#Cottages in Canada and the U.S.), mostly seasonally occupied. Bancroft lies in a region criss-crossed with snowmobile trails, making it a hub for snowmobilers in the winter months. In the summer these trails are used by hikers and ATV (All-terrain vehicle) enthusiasts. The local curling club opened in 1957, and has hosted increasingly notable bonspiels - including the 2005 Ontario Regional Men's Championship and in March 2008, the Tim Hortons Colts Provincial Championship. The town now sports one 9 hole golf course, and one 18 hole golf course. A skate park was established in 2008. Located on the Hastings Heritage Trail. The skate park was designed by Spectrum Skate Park Creations and was fund raised for by the North Hastings Freedom Skate Park Committee. Through the many oppositions that the committee had, they succeeded. The Skate parks grand opening was on May 30, 2009. An Oktoberfest is held annually by the Bancroft District Fish & Game Protective Association. http: www.bancroftdistrict.com events.php Camping and hiking Silent Lake Provincial Park nearby south on Highway 28 provides local camping opportunities. American sportsmen fished and hunted on this private lake for 40 years before it became a park. Silent Lake has a rocky and undeveloped shoreline, a mixed forest and marshes full of birds and wildlife best seen by canoe. A rugged trail circles the lake, and sections of groomed ski trails have been graded for mountain biking. Algonquin Provincial Park about an hour away on Highway 62 N - Highway 127 N - Highway 60 W provides camping and hiking opportunities, beautiful forest and outdoor scenery. Portaging is quite common in this park. Algonquin offers many visitor attractions. Like Silent Lake, Algonquin has a rocky, treed and extensive undeveloped shoreline, a mixed forest and marshes full of birds and wildlife best seen by canoe. The OFSC trails through the park provide easy winter access by snowmobile. One of the most common sights is the Canadian Moose. Arts In 2004, Bancroft won TVOntario's "Most Talented Town in Ontario" contest. A large number of artists and artisans live in the surrounding area, and exhibit together in events like the "Fall Studio Tour". The Art Gallery of Bancroft (AGB) is located in the town of Bancroft, Ontario, Canada and is the area's only public not-for profit art gallery. Completely run by dedicated volunteers, the AGB mounts 11-12 exhibitions per year celebrating the work of local and regional artists and artisans. These exhibitions include the popular annual "Juried Show" and the annual student show displaying the work of four regional high schools. The gallery gift shop displays the paintings and fine crafts of area artists and the AGB boasts a permanent collection including some of Ontario's finest artists. The town is home to the "Village Playhouse", http: www.bancroftvillageplayhouse.ca a theatre which has been hosting sold out plays, musicals and concerts since the early 1990s. Formerly the Bancroft Community Hall, this historical building was once the local jail, court house and library. Transportation thumb 225px right Old train station (in 2006) (Image:Old station Bancroft ON.JPG) Bancroft lies at the intersection of two provincial highways, Highway 28 (Ontario Highway 28) and Highway 62 (Ontario Highway 62), with several other inroads allowing access to the city. Bancroft is served by a small airport, Bancroft Airport, with a 2,200 foot (670 m) crushed gravel runway, located immediately adjoining the town. The airport is operated by the Bancroft Flying Club and is freely available to the general public. Due to high terrain near both ends of the runway, pilots typically use a non-standard circuit, following the York River valley through the town for departing from runway 12 or landing on runway 30. The Central Ontario Railway arrived in November 1900 connecting Bancroft with Trenton. The railway went through the Musclow-Greenview road and extended behind Birds Creek through a back trail (which is now used for cyclists and fourwheeling) and continued through the town eventually going further away from the town at the 'Y' road division. The line was closed in 1975 and subsequently removed. The Bancroft, Irondale and Ottawa Railway connected Bancroft with Kinmount, Ontario. The line was purchased by the Canadian Northern Ontario Railway which became part of the Canadian National Railways in 1918. The line was abandoned in 1960. The old train station in Bancroft served as the Chamber of Commerce and Mineral Museum until it was condemned in 2008. The Chamber, Mineral Museum, and Art Gallery relocated to other sites in the town. In 2011, the old station was moved onto a new foundation; http: www.tedfordhousemovers.com Tedford_House_Movers Photo_Albums Pages Bancroft_Train_Station.html it is now restored with an addition at the southern end of the building to house the Bancroft Gem and Mineral Club’s museum http: www.mcdougallminerals.com blog tag bancroft-railway-station and a caboose, which is not currently in use. http: moosefm.com chmss news use-of-the-caboose Media Print *Bancroft Times, an independently-owned weekly (5000 copies, paid circulation) founded 1894. http: www.thebancrofttimes.ca *Bancroft This Week *North Hastings Advertiser Radio * FM 97.7 - CHMS (CHMS-FM) ("Moose FM (Vista Broadcast Group)"), hot adult contemporary (Adult contemporary music) * FM 99.3 - CBLV (CBLA-FM), rebroadcaster of CBC Radio One * FM 103.5 - CKJJ (CKJJ-FM) (rebroadcaster of UCB Canada), Christian Music Television *Channel 2: CIII-TV-2 (CIII-TV) - rebroadcaster of Global Television *Channel 4: CHEX-TV-1 (CHEX-TV) - rebroadcaster of CBC Television Climate The company operates eight retail stores, located in Bobcaygeon, Minden (Minden, Ontario), Bancroft (Bancroft, Ontario), Lindsay (Lindsay, Ontario), Uxbridge (Uxbridge, Ontario), Huntsville (Huntsville, Ontario), and Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario) and Barrie.


Redmond, Oregon

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