Öland 2014

I will remember the summer of 2014 as the hottest one so far. The water temperature exceeded 25 degrees Celcius. No point in going abroad. This was also the summer when my wife picked up my old sport windsurfing, so now we're having a great time together on the waters.
DSC 0529  Elsa : Elsa DSC 0530  Elsa : Elsa DSC 0531  Felicia DSC 0540  I like that sign
IMG 2685  Miia and Frida : Miia, Frida IMG 2686  David (me) with Elsa : Elsa DSC 0496 DSC 0497  Typical scenery from southern Öland
DSC 0505  Felicia, friend of Emilia, joined us on the trip. Good for us to have two happy teens along instead of one grumpy ;-) : Sunset DSC 0506 : Sunset DSC 0551 : Sunset DSC 0566  Older rental boards at the infameous Haga Park beach
DSC 0571  Our surfer friends Oscar and Anna's cool electrical kick bikes. Let's save all the energy for the windsurfing! DSC 0575  Stileben DSC 0595  The club house of the local surf club (ÖWC) DSC 0649  Me go karting
DSC 0661  Catching up my friend and his kid DSC 0662 DSC 0666 DSC 0669
DSC 0677  Elsa in action : Elsa DSC 0679 DSC 0683  Elsa DSC 0689  Emilia and Felicia getting ready for start
DSC 0693  Emilia DSC 0696  Emilia DSC 0698  Emilia DSC 0709  Felicia
DSC 0710  Felicia DSC 0711  Felicia DSC 0714  Elsa : Elsa DSC 0716  Elsa posing : Elsa
DSC 0719  Felicia says hi DSC 0720  Felicia enjoying the action DSC 0732  Emilia and Felicia : Emilia, Felicia IMG 2693  Elsa : Elsa
DSC 0733  Elsa, Emilia and Felicia : Elsa, Emilia, Felicia IMG 2695  My friend David enjoying kite surfing IMG 2697  Elsa and Frida playing princesses at the castle of Kalmar : Elsa, Frida IMG 2700  Elsa in concentration : Elsa
IMG 2701  Elsa challenging the Black Knight : Elsa IMG 2703  Elsa challenging the Black Knight : Elsa IMG 2704 : Elsa DSC 0734  Windsurfing scenes
DSC 0741  Miia DSC 0742 DSC 0748  Hang in there Miia! : Miia DSC 0749 : Miia
DSC 0751 : Miia DSC 0752 : Miia DSC 0758  That's a good pose for someone who's only been surfing for a week : Miia DSC 0762  Miia's windsurfing teacher Tomas Rask
DSC 0763 : Miia DSC 0765 : Miia DSC 0768  Miia with her windsurfing teacher (Hey, why didn't I get to teach her?) : Miia DSC 0769  Approaching Kalmar : Miia
DSC 0775  Kitesurfers DSC 0777  Windsurfer attacting some speed DSC 0779 DSC 0781  Come on Miia. One day you'll be planing like that too
DSC 0783  That's surfing! DSC 0789  Looks almost as fun as the previous shot, right? ;-) DSC 0795  Yeah, this one for her Facebook profile page! : Miia DSC 0796  Me trying Miias gear
DSC 0799  Considering it's a beginner's board, it isn't that bad DSC 0802 DSC 0805  Kite surfer having fun (I hope) DSC 0807  Me. Just bought that helmet. I've been doing fine without it for the last 30 years, but we're getting smarter as we get older, right?
DSC 0808  Me with my 7.5 m2 sail DSC 0810  Sorry, you won't see more action than this. There's no one around with the camera when it's actually blowing. I'm actually surfing with board's back first as it's so shallow so the fin dips into the bottom IMG 2709  Me and Miia at "Lådbilslandet" a dream for kids that like cars IMG 2711  Frida
IMG 2712  Elsa IMG 2713  Frida DSC 0818  Photo session with Felicia and Emilia in the magical sunset light of Öland : Emilia, Felicia DSC 0824 : Emilia, Felicia
DSC 0835 : Emilia, Felicia DSC 0836 : Emilia, Felicia DSC 0837 : Emilia, Felicia DSC 0850 : Emilia, Felicia
DSC 0852 : Emilia, Felicia DSC 0854 : Emilia, Felicia DSC 0855 : Emilia, Felicia DSC 0858 : Emilia
DSC 0860 : Emilia DSC 0861 : Emilia DSC 0862 : Emilia, Felicia DSC 0863 : Felicia
DSC 0865 : Felicia DSC 0876 : Felicia DSC 0877 : Felicia DSC 0879 : Emilia
DSC 0881 : Felicia DSC 0882 : Felicia DSC 0885 : Felicia DSC 0886 : Felicia
DSC 0887 : Felicia DSC 0889 : Felicia DSC 0892 : Felicia DSC 0895 : Felicia
DSC 0903 : Emilia DSC 0909  Felicia's parents visited us the final day of our Öland stay DSC 0912 DSC 0916
DSC 0917 : Emilia, Felicia DSC 0921 : Emilia, Felicia DSC 0923 : Felicia DSC 0926 : Emilia, Felicia
DSC 0929 : Emilia, Felicia DSC 0934 : Emilia, Felicia DSC 0937 : Emilia, Felicia DSC 0938 : Emilia, Felicia
DSC 0940 : Felicia DSC 0941 : Felicia DSC 0945 : Emilia, Felicia DSC 0946
DSC 0948 : Emilia, Felicia DSC 0950 : Emilia, Felicia DSC 0951 : Emilia, Felicia DSC 0954
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