First day of spring

Today it’s the first day of spring. In the forest you could see the first snowless patches of soil covered with blueberry plants and the first birds sang their spring songs. But if you continued your walk through the woods until you reached the shore and had a look over the Baltic Sea, it looked like winter would be endless and continue forever:

But if you went on the ice and looked closer you could see, that the frozen surface only covered parts of the Baltic Sea. There was open water ahead. Blue open water. Blue open water with tiny little waves.

Oh, what I longed for my kayak – I would have loved to paddle on the crystal clear sea to the icebergs that you could see near the horizon.

The first day of spring in Skelleftehamn – still wintry but with a promise of spring coming soon.

3 comments to “First day of spring”

  1. Annika 2016-03-20 22:34

    Und dann: hineeeiiin und planschen :-)

  2. Ulrich 2016-03-22 13:13

    Frühlingsanfang in Nordschweden und immer noch so kalt. Naja, zumindest an Ostern wird für Skelleftea 7 Grad vorrausgesagt.

  3. way-up-north 2016-03-22 15:13

    … da bin ich aber nicht da, Ulrich, sondern in Abisko. Da ist noch richtig Winter.

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