Daily Archives: July 19, 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh

By Vladimir Brezina

This week’s Photo Challenge is Fresh.

Kayaking, we soon become familiar with a distinct hierarchy of freshness. In descending order, there is—

Fresh off the tree!

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Fresh and cold from the store!

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Fruit that stays surprisingly fresh on a long trip…

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and something that was fresh once in the depths of the dry bag.

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Travel Theme: Tilted

By Vladimir Brezina

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

Here’s a photo of me sailing my kayak through New York Harbor—that’s the Empire State Building in the distance—back in 2007. The camera, set to take a photo automatically every 10 minutes, was mounted on the outrigger arm, but evidently not very firmly: it started rotating round it, so that when I got home, I found I had photos tilted at all angles, even some upside down…


More about my kayak sailing adventures can be found here, here, and here.