Archive for July, 2013

The Nicest Island in Finland

One day we shared the quay at Österskår with 4 other boats. It is a picturesque little place, the quay being backed by a sheer rock facing West, and the “harbour” pool created by a series of islets sheltering us from that direction. Around the pool several ochre coloured boat houses jut out over the […]

Lost in Paradise

Our decision to head for the centre of the Åland archipelago and try to get lost was even more successful than we had hoped. The pilot books talk of sticking to guest harbours, but careful study of the charts revealed countless fascinating little anchorages or little villages with a tiny quay in islands way off […]