Day 33. 107km. Luleå – Kalix

Posted: July 10, 2013 in Cycling, Sweden
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Cycling on and on. The next village. The next forest road. Headwind, tailwind. Beach. River.

Today I stopped. And listened. Silence. The background whoosh of the wind. A bird cry. A plop in the lake. And then silence again. Beautiful.

Day 33. 107km. Luleå – Kalix. Map and gpx.

Ok. I had a headwind. There were roadworks on many of my roads. But it was beautiful and going slowly is nice. It started cloudy but as the day went on the skies opened up.

I had a beautiful silent moment on the forest road from Vitåfors to Töre. It was void of people. Just me, my bike, and the vast expanse of beautiful forest. On a rise I had a lovely view over the rolling hills decked in trees. The wind was quiet in the background. Standing there, no turning pedals, no heavy breathing. Just the wind.
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Then, in the road to Kalix, I passed a lake. Beautiful silence. The wind had gone. Nothing. Then a plop. A bird had dived into the water in the middle of the lake. Then silence again. Blue sky, deep blue water and bordered by rich green trees.
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My camping ground at Kalix is on the shore and my tent overlooks the water. What a lovely place.
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Comments
  1. Sartenada says:

    I do love Your lake photos!

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