Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
We met up with Fredrik and Veronica in Luleå harbor in the morning. They also have two furry family members, Gordon and Pedro, who greeted us with excitement. We started out with having a cup of tea onboard Alvilda, their sailboat, and made a plan for the day.
Kelly and Fredrik stayed in the harbor to pack the boat with our stuff from the car, put some of their stuff in the car, go to the store and buy a new lamp for the boat, and
play with install a new radio. Veronica and I took care of the errands in town: oriental grocery store, pharmacy, Systembolaget and lots of grocery shopping.
Back at the boat, with all our chores done, we enjoyed lunch in the sun. Already at this point, I was certain that this would be an awesome trip. We are in the company of foodies! 😉
After a tasty meal, it was time to sail away. We left Luleå behind us and steered towards Liggskär (according to the charts) or Likskär (according to the sign on the island).
Leaving Luleå. To the right are the yellow and blue icebreakers that keep Swedish harbors open during the winter. To the left you can (just barely) see the cathedral of Luleå sticking up above the other buildings.
Kelly and Fredrik
Veronica and Gordon
Pedro on my lap ♥
When we arrived in Liggskär/Likskär, it was time for dinner (and wine!) so Veronica fired up the barbecue.
We all went out to walk the dogs on the beach. The sunset was amazing, and the full moon even more so.