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North Sea: Passage to Shetland Isles

Behold The Hour, The Boat Arrive– Robert Burns, 1791 Behold the hour, the boat arrive;Thou goest, the darling of my heart;Sever’d from thee, can I survive,But Fate has will’d and we must part.I’ll often greet the surging swell,Yon distant Isle … Continue reading

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Norway: Bergen

Blue Heeler took almost two months travelling the 900nm or so distance from Flensburg to Bergen. Along the way we’ve visited picturesque anchorages, fishing villages and high walking trails with incredible panoramas. Bergen is our final destination in Norway before … Continue reading

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Norway’s South: Kristiansand to Egersund

As Australia cools into winter, Norway’s south is beginning to warm up. The smell of fresh paint and cut timber wafts through towns as people prepare their homes for the summer season. Festivities are still weeks away usually in July … Continue reading

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A tale of two canals: Göta and Trollhätte

Snaking their way across Sweden via a series of lakes, rivers and mad-made ditches are the impressive waterways: the Göta Canal and the Trollhätte Canal. These two historical constructions connect Stockholm to Göteborg; the fresh water of the Baltic Sea … Continue reading

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