Frosty Snaps

25 July 2013: You know it cold when the water turns to ice on you kayak. It was -6, the waters were mirrored and my morning paddle may have been frosty but it was mind blowing. It’s well worth having frosty fingers when you are treated to scenery like this. Lake Burley Griffin is ever changing and I’m amazed at how it provides me with a new experience each day. I hope you enjoy this morning’s frosty snaps.

Cutting through the icy waters.

Cutting through the icy waters.



Despite the cold the scenery was fantastic

Despite the cold the scenery was fantastic

Frosty fingers

Frosty fingers

Mirrored waters

Mirrored waters

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Ice everywhere

The scenery was so cool….sorry I couldn’t help myself then 🙂

I just love how it sums up the morning perfectly.

I just love how this photo sums up the morning perfectly.

You know its cold when the water turns to ice on you kayak!

You know its cold when the water turns to ice on you kayak!

Dreamy

Dreamy beginning

I just had to load another one.

I just had to load another one.

It's well worth having frosty fingers when you are treated to scenery like this.

It’s well worth having frosty fingers when you are treated to scenery like this.

Burning through the morning mist.

Burning through the morning mist.

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I wasn't in any hurry at all.

I wasn’t in any hurry at all.

Lucky I had the kayak fitted with an electric seat and a ice breaker yesterday :P

Lucky I had the kayak fitted with an electric seat and a ice breaker yesterday 😛

“Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy”  Isaac Newton.

“Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy”
Isaac Newton.

It certainly was a hair raiser of a morning.

It certainly was a hair raiser of a morning.

11 thoughts on “Frosty Snaps

  1. These are just beautiful shots. I wouldn’t like to take my dog for that early morning walk round Lake BG, so it’s great to see how it looks to someone brave enough to be out there!

  2. I was out on the streets before 5am and it was very cold (although I was snug and warm). The only bad thing is it’s too dark for photos at that time. I’m at work when the sun comes up so I love seeing your pics to see how the day unfolded. Bring on the weekend when I can run/cycle at a later time and catch the sunrise!.

    • It definitely was a chilly start this morning. I think that the wind chill was down to -10. I have the same problem, I am on the water 45 minutes before sun up but it too dark (and too hard) to snap shots from a kayak free hand (there are plenty of attempts), although I do jag the odd one every now and again. Its shaping up to be a clear weekend…enjoy.

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