Daily Archives: December 17, 2012

Travel Theme: Transportation

By Vladimir Brezina

Ailsa’s travel-themed photo challenge this week is Transportation.

It’s amazing how much stuff can be transported in a sea kayak! When setting out on a kayak expedition, there’s no need to leave the creature comforts at home. Compared to a multiday backpacking or bicycle trip, a sea kayak expedition is a positively luxurious experience

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… until each morning, when all that stuff has to be fitted back into the kayaks

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We put off the packing as long as we possibly can and stand around drinking coffee

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It’s such a relief to have the last bag in the boat, to snap on the sprayskirt and push off into new waters…

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(Photos from our 2011 Albany to New York trip and our 2012 Long Island circumnavigation)