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May 17: trip to Utö – ferry 2

The rest of the ferry ride to Utö as the afternoon wore on and the shadows lengthened.

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This is unequivocally Jurmo, given the island's flatness and lack of trees. (Note that there is another Jurmo in the archipelago, a larger, wooded, and more settled island in Åland. The two are easy to distinguish because this one looks like the moon.)

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Utö just coming into view on the horizon!

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Looking back toward Nötö and Aspö to the north.

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A rock marker glides by (relatively speaking).

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Possibly another part of the Jurmo shore.

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A pair of range markers on Jurmo. The rear one must be huge compared to the shoreside one!

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Sky land sea. (Range marker.)

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Moonboathouse.

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Big sky over the moonboathouse.

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Here we are at the Jurmo landing, getting into golden hour.

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Black and white figures, intermediate ground.

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Adjacent to the landing, an unintentionally rather modernist, austere composition of buoys, dock, breakwater, and island beyond.

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A bunch of things at various angles.

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YEAHHH Jurmo!!!

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Meanwhile, alongside, some rope foreshortening.

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From back out on the open water, Jurmo as thickened horizon.

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All the wood that we precut back at TKK.

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Aha! I see some familiar things! Also, that building on the foreground looks possibly drum-shaped; curious.

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Late afternoon froth.

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A rather alien-looking beacon.

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The way down to the hold.

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Utö with everything suddenly becoming quite clear.

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On an uninhabited island near Utö, Finnskär, that we passed by, a white cairn and...something else. Curiouser and curiouser.

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Almost there! The Havshotel complex is just in view to the right...

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and front and center here. It's like seeing old friends again.

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An anticipatory mood.

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The village, looking positively bustling.

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Late afternoon antennae.