Friday, 6 May 2016

The colours of spring in Skåne

The rape seed fields here in Hittarp are not yet in their most intensive stages of yellow, but they are already fairly colourful:

Thursday, 5 May 2016

The Finnish Navy´s minelayer Uusimaa in Öresund

FNS Uusimaa in the Sound today.

The Finnish Navy´s minelayer Uusimaa was today going northwards in Öresund. The ship is on its way to Leith in Scotland. The Hämeenmaa class ship can assume a wide selection of roles, from minelayer and espionage ship to escort and anti-submarine warfare ship. It is also considered "practically perfect for monitoring Russia´s Baltic fleet", according to Wikipedia.

Russian icebreaker Murmansk in Öresund

The new Russian icebreaker Murmansk (2015) was early this morning in Öresund
on its way to St. Petersburg:

A yellow Tulip

This Tulip with a red edge is one of my favourites:

I added some more local spring flowers:

Monday, 2 May 2016

A "wall" of fog in Öresund

An interesting "wall" of fog covered the Danish coastline in Öresund this morning:

Cruise ship AIDAluna in the fog.

Tanker Baltic Merchant in the fog.

AIDAluna out of the fog.

Containership Hanna in front of the fog wall.