the river at Rivendell

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so it is our last night at Rivendell.

As you can tell, it has been transforming being here. The river, the people, the amazing lush forest, the gardens, the plants, the buildings, the lifestyle has all embraced us. For me, this place is regenerating. I could stay forever.

I have to say, that the Cowichan river is amazing to swim in. I didnt remember it as warm, but after swimming in Lake Newal, Shuswap Lake and Cultas Lake, this feels bath-like. The clear, rushing water is refreshing in a way that is hard to replicate in a lake and so different from the ocean. The sound of the water, the deep forest, the warm sun, all recharge the soul.

I was lucky enough to participate in a yoga class in the yurt this morning and one more blissful day here. I am not sure I am ready to go…

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