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London; vistas and vitality

London. Maybe it’s the first time that Ruda has been back since she attended the London Boat Show in 1938.  It’s certainly the first time that she’s brought her current crew to their own capital city. [Show these gallery pictures … Continue reading

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The English Channel; tankers, The Downs, a good pint

A bit of a wait for some propitious weather while the crew stocked up on French food goodies and walked Dunkirk’s historic beaches before a painless crossing of the world’s busiest shipping lane with tankers all intent on mowing down Ruda.  None did … Continue reading

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The return journey; pesky Elbe, calm canals, a few more countries

Ruda and her crew felt more than a little sad to be leaving Prague after nearly five months.  Even though the low level of the Elbe meant that Ruda bumped along the bottom on a number of occasions the currents were not very much … Continue reading

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The Elbe; fast current, spectacular walking, flooding

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Poland; beaches, pirates and ice cream

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Lithuania; The Curonian Lagoon, sand and amber

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Latvia; Art Nouveau Riga, canoeing and golden sand

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Estonia; rocks, boulders, erratics and lighthouses

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Kotka; Wooden Boat Centre for winter

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Saimaa; clean, clear water, sauna, mushrooms, berries

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