Monday, August 20, 2007

Boats on Monday

Small boats used by local fishermen at Gotland, Sweden, in the Baltic seas. Small boats like these and simular types have been used in the Nordic countries for centries. If you look closely, you might recognize the shape from the Viking Ships.

Boats on Mondays --- why not?Just present ONE photo. And tell with some short words - ---
Mar was first out this week.

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Blogger Desert Diva said...

You don't see many boats like this anymore. I love the way you captured the old wooden boats on the shore.

August 20, 2007 5:18 pm  
Blogger lime said...

oh i mmediately thought of a large viking ship when i saw these. these small boats are simply works of art and you have captured them so beautifully. i'd like to go for a paddle now, thank you...

August 20, 2007 7:39 pm  
Anonymous Sword Girl said...

I posted a boat Tor! :-)

August 20, 2007 7:57 pm  
Anonymous RennyBA said...

Great example of a good Nordic boat construction Tor!

August 20, 2007 8:46 pm  
Anonymous captain lifecruiser said...

You do understand why I couldn't have just ONE boat in my post today hah? *giggles*

I just had to get rid off it from the drafts even, it were holding down my whole blog... *giggles*

I wonder if it may be my longest post ever....

August 20, 2007 10:38 pm  
Anonymous cheh said...

Very nice! perfect point of view! It looks very romantic to me!

August 20, 2007 11:27 pm  
Blogger Fleur de Lisa said...

I wouldn't mind paddling about in a lovely boat like that. Of course, not in this rain we are having tonight. I promise to keep it all here. ;-)

August 21, 2007 12:21 am  
Anonymous claudie said...

Oh! Oh! Every where boats! They are beautiful Tor!

August 21, 2007 1:45 am  
Anonymous Britt-Arnhild said...

Beautiful photo.
I have alot of boat photos, will see if I can make a boat post.....

August 21, 2007 8:26 am  
Blogger Ginnie said...

I LOVE old wooden boats, Tor, and well remember the Viking Ship museum we saw last summer in your lovely country!

August 21, 2007 9:06 am  
Blogger AL said...

Like all the others, I like wooden boats. They are charming!!! (only, it takes so much work to own one)

August 21, 2007 12:56 pm  
Blogger Shionge said...

For small boats like this we call them 'sampang' in Malay :D

August 21, 2007 5:15 pm  
Blogger meeyauw said...

I did recognize it; in fact, I thought it WAS an old one. Silly of me to think something that old would still be lying on a beach!!

August 21, 2007 11:54 pm  

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