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Ornament overload

A uncommon sight - ornaments on the pontoon in Son guest harbor.
A uncommon sight – ornaments on the pontoon in Son guest harbor.

Common decency prevented me from taking a picture of this boat. It would have been a great picture too, because there was a spectacular ornament explosion aboard. Some of it spilled over to the pontoon though, so I contented myself with taking a picture of it.

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Son

Latitude: 59° 31.409 N
Longitude: 10° 40.937 E

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Natural non figurative art

Gentle waves makes art of the sailboats moored at the neighboring pantheon
Gentle waves makes art of the sailboats moored at the neighboring pantheon

Returning to the cockpit, from a stroll down the busy quay of Son, I found myself absorbed by the sailboat masts playing on the water mirror.

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Son

Latitude: 59° 31.409 N
Longitude: 10° 40.937 E

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After Holmsbu comes Son

Unrelated picture of a museum in Son
Unrelated picture of a museum in Son

The excitement in visiting Son revolves around two subjects. One is, what new rules and regulations have the guest harbor authorities come up with this year.  The other is, what new cuisine, if any, do we find in Thornegården. Well, this year it appears last years newcomer, a tapas restaurant, disappeared only a few days ago. As for the guest harbor rules, they are just getting more confusing, which might explain why arriving yachts swirl around the place a lot before settling on where to dock.

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Son

Latitude: 59° 31.44 N
Longitude: 10° 41.057 E

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Final stop

Sense of ending
Sense of ending

I have noticed that entries from Son are all a bit gloomy. I need to do something about that, because this too is a small picturesque artisan town. But not this time, our last stop on this summer’s sailing adventure, can very well look a bit gloomy.

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Son

Latitude: 59° 31.409 N
Longitude: 10° 40.937 E

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Last stopover

Leaving Son
Leaving Son

Our last stopover on this summers cruise was Son. Since it rained for the duration of our stay, all I can offer is this picture of us leaving Son and the rain behind.

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Sonstangen

Latitude: 59° 31.541 N
Longitude: 10° 39.214 E

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Rainy days

Rainy Day in Soon
Rainy Day in Son

When a plan is made a long time in advance, it gains momentum and becomes unstoppable. So, a plan was made, pick up wife at Holmsbu Spa Hotel on Friday and spend the weekend sailing back home. Gradually deteriorating weather forecasts did not have the slightest effect on planning. That is how we ended up spending two rainy days in Son harbor, in near solitude. A harbor that normally is packed this time of the year.

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Son

Latitude: 59° 31.409 N
Longitude: 10° 40.937 E

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Chart data Statens kartverk and Geovekst