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May 22: Utö to Turku

The ferry departed at the slovenly, decadent time of 5:30 AM.

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But the sun's light was almost white even that early. Here, the view from the main side hatch of the ferry, the ferry floor well below the level of the dock.

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Rising sun through the...ship...arch.

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The Finnskär cairn. Finnscairn. Nice multicolor littoral strata too.

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Receding from Utö, with some diagonals.

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One last glimpse of all the towers.

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The Jurmo dock — cropped, so it took me a long time to figure out which island this was, lacking easy evidence of Jurmo's desolate expanse, though you can still perceive the paucity of trees here.

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Rust raft

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Hey we're at Pärnäs, guess it's time to unload.

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On the bus, getting back on the car ferry.

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A light as big as a head.

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The opposite car ferry passing by.

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Shoreside barn with tentacled grain elevator.

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Gettin' pretty green! I like the look of that open-structure barn.