first time in kayak again

There were more or less two hours today without snow or rain – and we were fortunate (and brave) enough to get on the water for a first kayak trip on the Zuerich lake exactly in these two hours. Water and air temperature about 5 degree Celsius – not my favorite temperatures, but enough for a short tour along the seaside promenade. We passed by the Tinguely machine and I told Enrico about the story of this attraction.

Tinguely machine sculpture, lake promenade

For those who are interested in how it was set up at the start, here an old video (1967):

the start of the Tinguely machine

After nearly five winter months, with too much cold days, very few sunny days, and without kayaking, it was a relief to see that I’m still able to paddle … When we came back to our starting point a chilly wind sprung up, and we were happy to get back home to warm up our feets and hands.

Anpaddeln Zuerisee bei 5 Gradlake Zuerich – it was a wintry, foggy day

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