Klarälven till Västerhavet - 21 juli - dag 14: Lilla Edet - Källö-Knippla (63,1 km)

Klarälven to the North Sea - July 21 - day 14: Lilla Edet - Källö-Knippla (63.1 km)

Today was the longest and last day of our adventure.    It was a quiet morning in Lilla Edet when we woke up. The plan from yesterday was to lock instead of carrying around and according to schedule, the lock would open at 09 for the day.    For some funny reason, none of them were so badly hungry which resulted in us not eating any breakfast. Instead, we calmly packed our sleeping bags for the last time in the kayaks. The idea was that we would arrive at Källö-Knippla tonight!   When the clock showed that it was time...

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Klarälven till Västerhavet - 20 juli - dag 13:  Vargön - Lilla Edet (46,3 km)

Klarälven to the North Sea - July 20 - day 13: Vargön - Lilla Edet (46.3 km)

Hello!   Suddenly it happens! For the first and probably only time, we managed to get up when the bell rang. Already at 06:10 in the morning we were out of the tent. Admittedly, it takes a while for us to get started, but it was clearly a record-breaking departure! The night's camp at Gaddesanna next to Vargön. Today was the last day on Lake Vänern, the European Union's largest lake. Some of the wind we experienced yesterday was still there but it did not cause any problems. Vargön's steep cliffs rise clearly from the landscape.  The first destination was...

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Klarälven till Västerhavet - 19 juli - dag 12:  Hindens rev - Vargön (37,3 km)

Klarälven to the North Sea - July 19 - day 12: Hindens reef - Vargön (37.3 km)

Hello!   The clock was set to 06:00, and of course it rang, but in the ordinary spirit of Lowino paddling, it's pretty good not to rush. Instead of 06 o'clock we got up 09.   The morning on Hinden's reef consisted of oatmeal which is one of the last foods we have left, and a lot of hikers who were out walking on the reef. What we found awesome about Hinden's reef was that you could hear the waves crashing from two different directions at the same time.  Our camp in the middle of the footpath on Hinden's reef. ...

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Klarälven till Västerhavet - 18 juli - dag 11:  Lurö - Hindens rev (33,4 km)

Klarälven to the North Sea - July 18 - day 11: Lurö - Hindens reef (33.4 km)

Hey!    One sunny morning we were welcomed by when we woke up on Lurö. The wind was still relatively strong but had calmed down a bit compared to last night. The forecast showed that it would calm down further towards the day.   After a long morning waiting for the right weather conditions and an examination of a swollen hand from insect bites, we threw off sometime in the early afternoon from Lurö and headed south.   The transition was, albeit a little shaky, fully feasible. Some old lake and lighter wind but without causing any major problems.  ...

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