Imagine you are at the edge of the sea on a day when it is difficult to say where the land ends and the sea begins and where the sea ends and the sky begins. Sea kayaking lets you explore these and your own boundaries and broadens your horizons. Sea kayaking is the new mountaineering.
Sunday, December 31, 2006
Sea kayaking desktop photo calendar 2007.
Looking northeast from Sgeir a'Ghail, Loch Nevis, to Knoydart.
Cailean Macleod at Coldingham Bay, Scottish Borders.
The distant Cuillin mountains of Skye are seen to the south west from Eilean Stacan, Loch Carron.
The Scarba shore of the Gulf of Corryvreckan at slack water. 15 minutes later we were doing 18km/hr without paddling!
No, it's not Scotland! It is the wonderful reef of Les Ecrehous 10.5km NE off the NE corner of Jersey in the Channel Islands.
Looking towards the grey hills of Lewis from Scarp.
The entrance of Loch Rog, Lewis.
The Sound of Harris from Bearnaraigh.
Sea stacks at Cliobh, Lewis.
Paddling out to Bearasaigh and Seana Chnoc, Lewis.
The tidal Clachan Sound runs under the "Bridge over the Atlantic", Nether Lorn.
Sunset down the Sound of Jura from Loch Caolisport, Knapdale.
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May 2007 be good to you.
Posted by Douglas Wilcox at 10:44 pm 10 comments:
Labels: Berneray, calendar, Clachan Sound, Coldingham Bay, Corryvreckan, Ecrehous, Jersey, Knoydart, Lewis, Loch Caolisport, Loch Carron, Loch Nevis, Loch Rog, Scarp, Seil, Sound of Harris, stacks, sunsets
Oh well, I am not going paddling tomorrow so I will have no more 2006 paddles. Here is a shot of Loch Etive from 2 years ago.