mb - Banff - Stormy Weather - From "ENDURANCE" to "AUDACIOUS", see the names! ;)

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Comments (14)

Faintlightofdawn on June 28, 2008

Wonderful colours. The sky just complements the mood set by the boat, best wishes, Fai

sylfantheo(Pascal) on June 29, 2008

ce vieux "loup de mer" (marin expérimenté) en a vue d'autres.Très belle photo . Amitiés , pascal.

Margrit M. Berger (S… on June 30, 2008

Fai, thank you very much! A pity, we can't see the very strong wind, which nearly tore me off. It looked as if the boat looked for safety in the harbour. My best regards, May

Pascal, merci pour visiter cet'image. C'était à la côte Nord d'Aberdeenshire, le vent soufflait tellement que je pouvait presque pas ouvrir la porte de la voiture. Ce bâteau a sûrement vue beaucoup des orages. Amitiés, May

Faintlightofdawn on June 30, 2008

I see, it looks rather calm actually haha =) Best wishes, Fai

Ryan Calhoun on July 1, 2008

Hello, May! The clouds look ominous and the colors on the boat are beautiful. The wind might not be in the photo, but the feeling of cold is, and that alone makes me want to stay in the harbor! :)


Margrit M. Berger (S… on July 2, 2008

Thanks Ryan! Did you notice that "Audacious" is its new name. Its old name "Endurance" has nearly washed off. I found this fact funny, regarding its battered and rusty body. I guess its used for fishing and surely it has seen many storms out on the sea.

Greetings, May

Ryan Calhoun on July 2, 2008

I didn't see "Endurance" at first, thanks for pointing it out. It seems the name did not endure as long as the boat. :)

Margrit M. Berger (S… on July 7, 2008

Ryan, the changement of the name Endurance to Audacious might mean anything! :) It sure looks risky to travel on it in stormy weather, but maybe I am mistaken and seamen are audacious enough to work on it. I admire those people in any case, me having seen strong winds on the sea from the safe land, but never yet experienced any storm on water. May

Margrit M. Berger (S… on July 25, 2008

Thank you so much, Blai!

I am glad that you consider studying architecture. It's true, mathematics and geometry are fascinating subjects. Of course history and archaeology are more than interesting as well and I think all three have something in common, they all have to do with people, their life and circumstances. I am sure you will choose the subject which suits you and anyway, (we) are learning all through life, so whatever you start with, your talent will enable you to do additional studies and you will improve your knowledge and connect the different subjects.

Best wishes, May

Turtlewax on March 18, 2009

Looks great, what's happening this coming summer (2009) I'll be there from July 13th to Aug 15th. Coming over from Canada.

Margrit M. Berger (S… on March 20, 2009

Thanks for viewing this photo. I don't know much more than you about Banff, but found among many others this link in the internet. Best wishes and have a nice journey, May

SHoweMBOU on September 14, 2012

This fishing boat was originally registered in Banff as BF98 Endeavour (red hull), but was re-registered there as BF83 Audacious (blue hull) in 2007.

Margrit M. Berger (S… on September 17, 2012

What a nice surprise!

Thank you SHoweMBOU for the information! I wish I could have spent more time there, it seemed quite a stormy day, but probably for the people who live there, it was rather normal weather :) I love the Scottish coast and the sea. Actually I travelled all around the coast, up on the east towards the West and further up to the North to return South along the West coast and Skye, etc.

Best regards, May

Максим Алексейчук on February 6, 2014

like from ukraine

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  • Uploaded on June 26, 2008
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    by Margrit M. Berger (S…
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-TZ3
    • Taken on 2008/06/10 17:50:29
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/640)
    • Focal Length: 13.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.700
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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