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Valby bodar

Swedish camp for fishermen

Pavel Čáp
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Valby bodar
Inserted: 18.04.2021
Author: Pavel Čáp © gigaplaces.com
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Valby Bodar is a small quiet corner on the west coast of Gotland. It is more of a kind of fishing camp, outside any village, where fishermen have tiny cottages with the necessary equipment, boats and a small harbor. They set out from here to the sea to fish around just as we set out for the mushroom forest.

Nautical attributes

That it is a maritime site is confirmed by typical „decorations“ that can be seen in similar places.

Nautical attributes
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Catch dryers

The fish caught are usually hung on wooden dryers. Even without the catch, it works in a very relaxing way …

Catch dryers
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Idyll

It is true that this whole camp looks very idyllic. The lush green carpet and the current absence of residents certainly add to this. True, someone could also have a depressing impression on people. It's just on everyone …

Idyll
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Natives

The only inhabitants here are just sheep. However, they are often seen in Gotland.

Natives
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Coast

Finally, the coast, which here looks like almost anywhere on the island. Flat limestone slabs gradually fall into the Baltic, here and there large boulders, once brought here by a glacier, lie. In the background, the almost circular island of Lilla Karlsö protrudes from the sea.

Coast
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Ship arsenal

It is true that some cats remember better times. Nature is slowly taking back what was once her …

Ship arsenal
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