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Canyoning at Castellane (Verdon, France)

While this blog contains everything around my professional concerns, I would like to give some feedback in the language of Shakespeare about two smart guys, the type of people who mix fun with quality.

They are the "Bureau des guides de Canyoning" at Castellane (Verdon, France). Find here their web site and Facebook account. While twenty years ago, mountain climbing was the central fashionable activity in these gorges, today, there is a larger diversity of sports/activities proposed.

Agrandir le plan

Between the familly rafting and the steep cliff climbing, you can spend a half or full day in a ravine canyoning. As this is still a new activity, crazy people, without knowledge, could bring themselves, their friends or familly into a dangerous situation because they didn't evaluate the potential risks. As when making a simple trip in the mountain, without at least, reading the forecast, canyoning has several well known real diffuclties:
Canyoning picked-up material from cli…

James Hamilton at Velocity 2010

I'm a big fan of James Hamilton'blog (Perpective), because his material has a high value. Before going through his posts, you may watch the following 20 minutes video from Velocity 2010, where the most important technical trends of the Datacenter world are presented. His slides are available here and the last one provides links to all the important blog posts, he talks in his show.

Enjoy.


Sources:
Perspectives : Perspectives - Velocity 2010