Walking around the Canary islands – a gourmet cruise – summer 2019

This time a very different cruise. Our gourmet cruise started already from the aiport of Stockholm. We had some time to spend when waiting for the connecting flight. We took the opportunity and took one glass of champagne. That is a good starter for a holiday, after that we tasted various kind of beers andContinue reading “Walking around the Canary islands – a gourmet cruise – summer 2019”

First set of landscape photos with my Leica T

Finally now I can attach my fathers 50 mm, Ernst Leitz 1:2 Summar lens to Leica T. I have a long time wanted to do that. But finally it is there. It even looks nice. I know the hand made lens more than 50 years old, represents values of craftmanship from Ernst Leitz Wezlar. I´mContinue reading “First set of landscape photos with my Leica T”

Choosing a new street camera. That is why I check my best travel photos!

Here I have nearly a hundred photos, 50 of them are with Nikon and Nikkor lenses, 40 are with Fuji X Pro1 and Fuji 35mm / 1:1,4 lens. 7 fotos are with cellphone LG G4. Cellphone photos can not be enlarged a lot but they still are within average quality standards. I have to chooseContinue reading “Choosing a new street camera. That is why I check my best travel photos!”

Year 2018 – almost a whole year with my LG, G 4 phone. The only camera.

Winter 2018 was mild. Ice period only lasted two months or so. This year was busy with a lot of building work in our premises in Turku in Kipinä yritystalo. I had several trips to the archipelago of Turku to vitsit Eva. February at last we saw the sunshine in the Canaries. A short maintenanceContinue reading “Year 2018 – almost a whole year with my LG, G 4 phone. The only camera.”

The icy winter period 2016 was very short

The sea was very warm in the autumn and the ice came middle of January. Before the beginning of February it was all over and done with. Now the first week of February it has been some nice spring feelings already. The ice melted as fast as it came, the last weeks winter  storm blewContinue reading “The icy winter period 2016 was very short”

Macaronesian Islands in the Atlantic Ocean

 Macaronesian islands in the Atlantic ocean are volcanic and high in altitude. The peaks reach easily to 2000 meters and over. The island’s West of Gibraltar as Greeks called them. All islands have almost the same vegetation, only seen here in the Macaronesia. The Portuguese islands (Azores and Madeira) are cooler and more humid, butContinue reading “Macaronesian Islands in the Atlantic Ocean”

The Third Part Of The Journey

Now we start from Nazaré in Portugal. Nazaré is located near Berlenga island and is one day´s sailing distance from Lisboa. We set the sails early this spring after the month of March. It is the month when the wind is blowing from all the directions in Portugal. This is an old saying but it seems toContinue reading “The Third Part Of The Journey”

The Journey goes on

Now we are in october, year 2014. The first third of the JOURNEY is done. Nearly 3000 nautical miles and two and a half months of time is spent in a tight relationship in a small boat with my daughter and our trusted friends plus some extra crew members. Lot of discussions and feelings haveContinue reading “The Journey goes on”

My other love – Portugal

Recent trips to Southern Portugal and Lisbon. Algarve has been a great inspirer to me. Light is perfect in springtime, vegetation is blooming and the water is clear. The reflections of turquoise sea and the ochre coloured limestone cliffs is ideal for photo shooting. The landscapes are stunning, weather one of the best, the foodContinue reading “My other love – Portugal”