007 • 2019

Summer on Gotland

The air immediately becomes cool as we step in to the mouth of the cave. Soon we’ll be guided hundreds of meters in to the dark. We bide our time, throwing pebbles into the stream.

For the third year in a row we’ve headed to visit friends on Gotland over summer. Ever since we’ve gotten a bunch of kids we don’t see each other as often as we used to, but over summer we usually try to make up for it.

This time around we’d planned a shorter stay. We hung around, went for swims, ate well, rode horses, making the most of the few days we had together.

Our plan was to then take off and head elsewhere. But my wife came down with a bad fever. We didn’t have much choice but to change our plans. Graciously we could lend the house for a few days as our hosts left.

With my wife bed bound, me and our oldest took daily jaunts to explore the vicinity.

As the fever subsided, our stay ended and so did vacation.

We headed back to town and then back to work. And while things didn’t go quite to plan on this second half of summer, considering the circumstances we had pretty much the best time imaginable.

GEAR used in this entry: Leica M262 with the Voigtländer Skopar 50/2.5.

Stunder Som