What better vessel to post about on the winter solstice than a lightship.  Here, here, and here are some previous ones.

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This particular lightship I saw east of Rotterdam in May 2014.

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It’s not particularly old, so I hope it’ll be a reminder in dark times into the distant future.

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Here’s part of the story.

 

All photos by Will Van Dorp.

One more winter solstice post from the archives here, but this year I’m not thinking about the 182 or whatever days until the summer solstice.  Maybe it just feels like the world’s a darker place than it used to be and we need light and relief now.

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