Nyttäppetträffen 090522-24 After a few packed weeks now in May it was finally time for a few days off - just lounging around, talk to people and maybe even a little paddling in between ..
Arriving at the East Bokö
Leif and I drove up from Malmo on Friday afternoon and arrived at East Bokö only around five something. It was already quite a lot of people in place and more showed up later. Up with the tents and then unwind with some beer and chips before the body cakes for dinner. While Victoria has lived in Bockö with some other comrades were gone for a ride. A little småstänk during the evening but mostly cloudy.
Unpack the necessities of life ..
Leif, Pia and Charlotte Friday night
Morning Concert with swan and two Canadian geese
On Saturday morning we woke up quite early by a swan chasing around two loud, but unusually monotonously trumpeting, Canadian geese and forth in the bay. No direct risk to oversleep as well ..
Heavy clouds in the sky made it a slow start with a lot of coffee and snack before the gangs began to disperse around the archipelago. Leif, Jesper, Carin, Charlotte, Dagmar, Erik and I was good as usual among the last who came in kayaks. A decent westerly wind tore up the fun waves just below the meter outside Tärnö and gave us some nice surfing the way around. Lunch at the northeast tip, still fairly dark sky, but only some occasional drop now and then.
Dark clouds outside Tärnö
Refreshments Tarnos northeast tip
Second lap around Tärnö ..
After dinner, we decided to go out and watch the waves again, so I had to make one revolution around the island, before it was time for ice cream at the port on the inside. And after the ice cream was needed, of course, more coffee. Hard life ..
Snack in the sun, just after the break glass ..
Quickly dip ..
On the way home it started to slowly clear up, the sun peeped out more and more, and the wind died down. Back at the tents and I decided Leif us to clean up before us a little food so it was a quick swim off the jetty. Fresh ..
Dagmar and Leif succumbed then up a real feast with herring, potatoes and all the accessories down at the water's edge. After dinner we sat still for quite a long while and talked at sunset, and only then we moved up the mountain along with the other. Nice uppesittarkväll but down in your sleeping bag before midnight ..
.. Massage ..
.. Before dinner ..
.. And then some Eftersnack
Saturday night on the mountain, and, a few hours later ..
Breakfast on the mountain
On Sunday morning, drove Leif and I started again with a new quick dip before breakfast on the mountain. A little cloudy but fairly comfortable temperature, no rain in the air and only light winds. But one knew of the break-up the atmosphere and some had already started packing for the trip home.
An Ikea bag, plenty of dishwasher, a lemon and a little tetravin then saved the weekend ..
Theresa & Jesper and ..
We got down the tents in the kayaks and just before eleven stack Dagmar, Janina, Theresa, Jesper, Leif and I go for another walk around Tärnö. Very small lake, this time, but fun nonetheless meanders around among the stones on the outside. In order to renew us something so we continued north and then took lunch in the bay on the east side Bockö. Even now there were a few splashes before the sun came back again.
.. Dagmar & Janina outside Tärnö - the third lap
Last fikan on Bockö and ..
.. Last bath in Nytäppet before the car trip back to Malmo
Back in Nytäppet was just to unpack the kayaks and into the cars again, after the obligatory bath, of course ..
Great to get out again - to be free, meet old friends and get to paddle around in a little island with new kayak. The leak is still some annoying drops in the rear shot, but otherwise I am really pleased - fits well and it is a dream to pack through the generous gaps ..
It felt like there were slightly fewer participants than last year and maybe it was because a little worse weather forecasts, but as usual we had the most sun and it was top fun as always! Many thanks to Goran that pulls in a crowd, the whole thing!
Now where it may not so much but paddled a +18 +13 km we got enough together. The moderate pace ..