Tag Archives: Kayaking

Broken

By Vladimir Brezina

BrokenPart of the Graveyard of Ships in the Arthur Kill, New York Harbor. More recent photos of the Graveyard are here.

A contribution to this week’s Photo Challenge, Broken.

Hats

By Vladimir Brezina

Johna’s favorite hat for long-distance travel by kayak—

Hats 1(more photos here)

It’s stylish with a veil—

Hats 2(more photos here)

… and practical at night with a headlamp—

Hats 3(more photos here)

Whereas I wear a traditional sou’wester, because a rainy day will always come—

Hats 4(more photos here)

A contribution to Ailsa’s travel-themed photo challenge, Hats.

Forces of Nature, Take Two

By Vladimir Brezina

We are about to be hit by one of the Forces of Nature…

Forces of Nature 2(In the Florida Everglades—story and more photos are here.)

A second contribution to this week’s Photo Challenge, Forces of Nature. The first contribution was here.

Reward

By Vladimir Brezina

As a reward for setting out in our kayaks on a cold, snowy Manhattan circumnavigation, we raft up in the shelter of our favorite barge…

Reward 1
Reward 2

… and get out the cheese, apples, and hot tea!

Reward 3

A contribution to this week’s Photo Challenge, Reward.

Industry

By Vladimir Brezina

Seen on our travels through New York Harbor—

New York Harbor 1
New York Harbor 2
New York Harbor 3
New York Harbor 4
New York Harbor 5
New York Harbor 6

Spot Johna in the last photo!

A contribution to Ailsa’s travel-themed photo challenge, Industry.

Ice in the Morris Canal

By Johna Till Johnson

Ice in the Morris Canal

For my first paddle in a long while, the weather was cooperating beautifully. The day before had been cold and blustery, and the day after was predicted to be dark and rainy. But Saturday dawned sunny, clear, and calm.

There was just one catch: The temperature had been below freezing for a couple of days, and wasn’t predicted to rise above it today. Would the embayment at Pier 40, where we launch from, be iced in?

I worried anxiously in the cab on the way down.

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Serenity

By Vladimir Brezina

Serenity 1
Serenity 2
Serenity 3
Serenity 4

Nothing more to be said.

A contribution to this week’s Photo Challenge, Serenity.