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Weekend in a kayak

Despite some rain it turned out to be a great trip to Lurö.

Started with nice weather (not rain), about 5km to “Bahallen” , set the tent up and had a wonderful evening with no wind. The following morning started with rain but it stopped in the afternoon when we went to “Lurö” 6km. After a almost sunny day and a good night sleep we jumped in our kayaks and went to “Vithall”, a tiny island with a little house who are always open to visit, like a museum. Then we went back (with rain) to Ekenäs there we started the whole trip.

Yes, my english are like this. No improvements there. 🙂

 

WPC of this week: Treat

Treat can be so many things and feelings, here are some of mine:

A lost treat..

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A nice catch for dinner:

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Some early mornings with a nice sunrise:

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And sunsets:

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Or just water.. 🙂

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It´s also ok with other things than water…

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And this kind of small houses are always nice on a remote island.. 🙂

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Any place where you can be totally relaxed is a real treat:

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In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Treat.”

3 days on Lurö

Saturday, July 5, I started from Ekenäs marina and paddled south to Bösshamn.

On Sunday, so I reluctantly made way around on the trails that they have on the island, went through a detour (a bit lost) to Stenstaka. After a good ice cream I went back to Bösshamn.

Not so many tourists on the island yet but it will come later. Plenty of birds were there, among others, Havsörn, Fiskgjuse, any kind of hawk probably Brun Kärrhök … and seagulls.

Managed to miss a huge lightning storm mainly affected Dalsland.

After having been ashore for 10-15 minutes it started to rain. 🙂

 

Lördagen 5 juli startade jag från Ekenäs gästhamn och paddlade söderut till Bösshamn.

På söndagen så knallade jag runt på lederna som de har på ön, gick via en omväg (lite vilse) till Stenstaka. Efter en god glass så gick jag tillbaka till Bösshamn.

Inte så mycket turister på ön ännu men det kommer väl senare. Gott om fåglar var det bl a, Havsörn, Fiskgjuse, någon form av hök troligen Brun Kärrhök, … och Fiskmås.

Klarade av att missa ett stort åsk-oväder som främst drabbade Dalsland.

Efter ha varit iland 10-15 min så började det att regna. 🙂

 

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Blomma, troligen Luröea blommis … typ.

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Gulls went around and ate blueberries ..

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Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)

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En tur till Tösse

Back home from a delightful paddle tour in Tösse archipelago with Friluftsfrämjandet Amal / Saffle.

Starting at Tössebäcken, then coffee at Grönskären and past Björkön, then homeward to the cars at Tössebäcken.

Mixed paddling containing: Forcing through the reeds, the lapping waves and nice sheltered paddling. A nice ride of 12km.

 

Hemma igen från en härlig paddel-tur i Tösse skärgård med Friluftsfrämjandet Åmål/Säffle.

Start vid Tössebäcken, sedan fika på Grönskären och förbi Björkön sedan hemåt till bilarna vid Tössebäcken.

Blandad paddling innehållande: Forcering genom vass, vågskvalp och fin lä-paddling. En trevlig tur på 12km.

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The odd paddle

Now I have changed on the paddle … again.

To get a little more stability in my paddle I glued on a strip of wood on the concave blade.

It will be interesting to test. The paddle stays still around 1000 g in weight. Length 2.30 m

 

Nu har jag ändrat på paddeln… igen.

För att få lite mer stabilitet i “draget” så har jag limmat på en typ midja på det konkava bladet.

Det blir spännande att testa. Paddeln håller sig fortfarande runt 1000 g i vikt. Längd 2.30 m.

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