Saturday, February 14, 2009

PhotoHunt -Feb 14 - 2009 - nautical

This was really a challenge. Last week I could nor decide. This week I did. Only one photo-
I can not deny that I'm living in Norway. What has that to do with thise weeks theme: nautical? Well, it's going far back in history. Most know are the Vikings.

Here you see some young boys. The photo is a scan from a slide.
Two of them, well, they are grandsons to at that time the worlds largest oil carriers. Sitting in this small boat with two of my sons. Happy days. That was. (The Out Board Motor they did "harm" before the one Nautical mile back.

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Blogger Puss-in-Boots said...

Well, we were taught at school that the Vikings were well known for their nautical prowess (as well as pillaging, etc...heheh).

February 14, 2009 8:15 am  
Anonymous ghee said...

They are your grandsons?Wonderful!

Happy Valentine`s Day,papa Tor!
I wish you,Anna and your cats enjoy this day.

a big hug from japan,

February 14, 2009 10:54 am  
Blogger Gattina said...

Nice nautical pictures, dear Wiking and happy Valentine's day !

February 14, 2009 11:14 am  
Blogger Maribeth said...

I’m off to Berlin. Wish me luck! I’ll be posting daily, but not sure if I will be able to comment much.

February 14, 2009 1:30 pm  
Anonymous Pat said...

Great shot!!

Happy Weekend.

February 14, 2009 3:10 pm  
Blogger Mrs Mecomber said...

Sweet photo, rather sentimental. I had a problem with 'nautical,' too. I guess I have too many nautical photos to choose from, and wasn't very creative! Nonetheless, it's at

Hope you get a chance to visit. Happy weekend!

February 14, 2009 5:11 pm  
Anonymous Alice Audrey said...

Looks like a lot of fun. So, it's in your blood, right?

February 14, 2009 7:48 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great choice and great memories! Thanks for stopping by.

February 14, 2009 7:56 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I always think of you as nautical through and through. :) That is a lovely photo, really lovely.

February 14, 2009 7:57 pm  
Blogger Joy Des Jardins said...

Nice pics Tor. Happy Valentine's Day to you and Anna....great sweethearts that you are. ~Joy

February 14, 2009 8:09 pm  
Blogger Expat Traveler said...

great shot, love this photo for the theme... If you are ready to visit, just don't come when we aren't here! :)

February 14, 2009 9:03 pm  
Anonymous RennyBA said...

Great contribution to the theme Tor!

Happy weekend and a great VD to you and Anna :-)

February 14, 2009 9:30 pm  
Blogger Tokenhippygirl said...

I like this shot a lot. Happy hunting!

February 14, 2009 9:58 pm  
Anonymous Dianne said...

Nice photo!
My college age son is doing a research paper on the Vikings as I type this. : )
Thanks for stopping by my blog too.

February 14, 2009 10:05 pm  
Blogger PowersTwinB said...

I loved the photo of the vikings! too cute!Thank you for visiting my hunt today!

February 14, 2009 10:40 pm  
Blogger lynn said...

Looks like fun. Happy photohunting!
Thanks for stopping by mine :)

February 14, 2009 11:48 pm  
Anonymous Lifecruiser said...

Vikings or not, but there have always been something about boats and the sea that is attractive. Relaxing. Freedom. Ah.....

I hope you and Anna had a wonderful Valentine evening.

Bubbles. I say no more.... *giggles*

Sweet dreams, night!

February 15, 2009 2:25 am  
Anonymous Blur Mommy said...

Looks like fun times.

February 15, 2009 8:33 am  
Anonymous claudie said...

Vikings in their element on the boat! Hoping to see you all sailing on the Mediterranean sea!
Au lavandou, peut être?

February 15, 2009 1:19 pm  
Blogger jams o donnell said...

What a delightful shot. A-viking they shall go?

February 15, 2009 2:57 pm  
Blogger Hootin' Anni said...

I love to read the history of the Vikings...I have a brother in law who is now the 2nd generation in the USA....from Norway.

Thanks for visiting me and viewing my Photo Hunt blog yesterday!!

February 15, 2009 4:27 pm  
Anonymous claudie said...

Oui portcros c'est le tahiti des poissons! et saint tropez:"do you do you do you Saint Tropez"! le paradis des gendarmes!

February 15, 2009 6:35 pm  
Anonymous DianeCA said...

Whoops! Well it is a good thing they are Viking boys then and could get home on their own power!! Row row row you boat...

February 15, 2009 10:18 pm  
Blogger Shammickite said...

The Vikings came to the island of Newfoundland (now part of Canada) 1000 years ago and built a small community.... the first European discoverers of North America!

February 16, 2009 4:47 pm  
Blogger Fleur de Lisa said...

Of course a good Viking like you would have many fine nautical photos!

I hope you and Anna are well, dear Tor.

February 17, 2009 3:00 am  

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