A close up
of her figure head.
I choose to interrupt
the “go west” series here.
It will continue soon.
emerging from the fires
over in Sarnia it came . . .
Draken‘s a beauty
with carved European oakwood
Here’s another 21st century sailing ship,
also with vintage roots that go back
way further than the 19th century
A headless Draken
July 13 saw my first sighting
of this intrepid anachronism,
here juxtaposed with
a 21st century realm of Loki.
Surprise boat encounters
can happen anywhere along the Canal.
One of my bigger surprises was
rising to the top of lock E-19 a few years ago
and seeing Draken Harald Hårfagre
waiting for the lock to clear before heading eastbound.
Vikings! Eastbound in central New York! Who knew?