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May 17: trip to Utö – ferry 1

Once we arrived at Pärnäs we had some downtime before the ferry to Utö arrived.

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The expansive, daylight-friendly porch roof of the restaurant near the terminal.

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KORPO KORPPOO KORPPPOOO (On the rightmost map you can see Utö near the bottom left, while Jurmo is the more stretched-out island to its east-northeast.)

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Truss shadows.

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Breakwater before a long view.

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This would appear to be the Pärnäs pilot station, up on the hill.

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Flowers blooming wow!

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A nice path through the parky area near the restaurant.

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Here comes the ferry to take us across the sea!

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Plus a car ferry.

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Getting ready to load.

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This is the wood for the bench seats and stairs we would be building on Utö, to be transported on the ferry deck.

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Placement.

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Bye Pärnäs, see you in a few days.

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All the visual action of the landscape out here is within a degree or so of the horizon.

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Approaching Nötö, passing by a typically reedy shore.

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Behold the vast and overwhelming Port of Nötö!

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Nötö rock and windmill.

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Receding from Nötö, rounding the corner.

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Plastic high-contrast view.

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Aspö was the next stop.

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Gulls on high on Sommarön, an island adjacent to Aspö.

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Receding from Aspö, its distinguishing church in view, with Sommarön to the right.

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The stairs down from the deck to the lower levels.