Once In A Lifetime Summer ’14

Our 3 weeks trip to the South Funen Archipelago with our Seascape

18. July 2014
Kids of Ærøskøbing

Ærøskøbing – time to refuel

… Not gasoline! We still have plenty thought we used the engine because of the wind direction and the narrow waterways from Marstal to Birkholm. Cash refuel. We are running out of Euro and never got “Kroner” (Danish currency) as the ATM in Bagekop was removed a long time ago. […]
17. July 2014

Evening colour ceremony at Birkholm

Each of the two nights we spend at Birkholm, the harbor master staged an “Evening Colour Ceremony”. He was playing the accordion and his assistant was playing the trumpet while the Danish flag was lowered shortly before sunset. The guest were signing along to songs like “When the Saints Go […]
17. July 2014
Birkholm

Birkholm – the hidden paradise

The lovely Birkholm is the second smallest inhabited island of Denmark. Located at the heart of the South Funen Archipelago, it is still somewhat exquisite. It’s natural flair blissful. Around 10 islanders live on Birkholm. It’s been said that only three people stay all-season on the island. Two fisherman and […]
15. July 2014
Full speed ahead

The fastes boat on the road

The wind calmed down as expected. From 8 Bft. to 2-3 Bft blowing from west. A good day to ferry to Denmark. Wind almost in 90° angle to our course will take us directly from Orth to Bagenkop, our port of entry in Denmark. We slept in and only took […]
14. July 2014
Lighthouse with fields of barley

An unexpected magic moment

When the clouds vanished and the sun came out in the afternoon, we went for a walk towards the lighthouse that we have taken so many pictures from a far. It was a nice walk along the dike, alongside of meadows and fields of barley.
14. July 2014
Stormy weather

Stormy weather

We are stuck in Orth. The wind is blowing with 8 Btf from West. Perfect direction to set sail towards Bagekop. The boat would be up for it, but we take a pass. Supposedly, it will calm down tomorrow without a change in wind direction. We plan to leaver around […]