Wishing you all the best for 2016! From us 2 geeks…
…at 3 knots (and sometimes zero, when doing a little clean up). Got a few moments before the ball drops? Make a last-minute 2015 donation to Save The Sound to help keep our living playground happy. Big hugs, dear friends!
December 12, 3:16 pm: Seals checked us out near Middle Reef and Machaux Rock, a shallow area just south of Davids Island. Click for video:
More photos from that still, gray afternoon… the curious seals (and our gear!) were the only bright spots.
Alex takes a breather at TKC (Touring Kayak Club) in City Island
Jerry at City Island (the Bronx); Josh (at right) test drives a boat
Execution Rocks on the horizon
Alex and Jim paddle towards Columbia, Davids and Huckleberry Islands
A curious seal keeps his distance
A beautiful morning at Horseshoe Harbor
In the afternoon, horizon and sky start to blend
Jean heads for home
We love this photo from our paddle on Saturday, 12.12.15 (a surreal, windless day). Oops…
…Hahaha, still water can fool you! Let’s try that again:
That’s better. Um, or not… On certain days in winter, Long Island Sound turns into a hall of mirrors!
And the only way you can tell “right side up” in photos is by your kayak’s wake.
Saturday morning was unusually warm and still. With temps in the low 50sF, the water and air mirrored each other in every way.
Sky, sea, and horizon became one. Symmetrical and calm…like a Greenland blade.
See other interpretations of this week’s Photo Challenge here. 🙂