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Monday morning – Sail boats on lake Windermere

Lake Windermere morning boats 1
Sail boats on Lake Windermere
Landscape photography by : Nigel Borrington

Monday Morning on Windermere

One September sometime ago, along with some friends we all hired a boat on Lake Windermere in The lake District.

I remember very well waking up on the first Monday morning, we had arrived late Saturday afternoon after a long drive up from north London. It had started to rain the moment we got out of the car and continued all of the day Sunday.

In a small boat you can hear every drop of rain but I remember waking on the Monday morning only to the sound of gulls and other birds.

I opened the door of the boat and this is the view I got, early morning mist still sitting on the surface of the lake but the sun was burning it’s way slowly through. The rest of the week was one of the best September weeks, weather wise – that you could have wished for.

Sailing On lake Windermere, well it’s is just one of the best holidays you can have.

Lake Windermere morning boats 2

The weekend on Windermere

Lake District National Park 1

16 responses

  1. Wow, beautiful views Nigel! That would have been a wonderful experience πŸ™‚

    September 16, 2013 at 12:10 pm

    • Hello Norma πŸ™‚

      Thank you !

      Yes, One of the best weeks holidays you could have, cold at times but just a fantastic experience πŸ™‚

      September 16, 2013 at 12:24 pm

  2. Beautiful photography Nigel.

    September 16, 2013 at 12:43 pm

    • Hello Mary πŸ™‚

      Thank you :), I am very happy that you like them and commented πŸ™‚

      September 16, 2013 at 12:54 pm

  3. Ah, such lovely post Nigel :-).

    The mist on the water is beautiful, as is your description of the holiday. πŸ™‚

    September 16, 2013 at 2:13 pm

    • Hello Sharon πŸ™‚

      Thank you, πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      September 16, 2013 at 3:54 pm

  4. Ajaytao2010

    Excellent pictures dear, very beautiful, great

    September 16, 2013 at 3:26 pm

    • Hello πŸ™‚

      Many thanks for the visit and the like’s πŸ™‚

      September 16, 2013 at 3:55 pm

      • Ajaytao2010

        thank you dear πŸ™‚

        September 16, 2013 at 7:11 pm

  5. Beautiful!

    September 16, 2013 at 6:38 pm

    • Hello Navery πŸ™‚

      Thank you πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      September 17, 2013 at 12:25 am

  6. 1annecasey

    Looks heavenly! Beautiful shots Nigel.

    September 18, 2013 at 7:35 am

    • Hello Anne πŸ™‚

      Thank you πŸ™‚

      A Holiday I will always remember πŸ™‚

      September 18, 2013 at 11:36 am

  7. Beautiful!!! I specially love the first image, so magical with the mist and the wΓ‘ter so clean!

    September 18, 2013 at 10:06 am

    • Hello Ilargia

      Thank you πŸ™‚ Very pleased you like this post and the images, πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      September 18, 2013 at 11:33 am

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