Boating Fun

We are going to a market located upstream on the river...

... by taking a boat.

Engine, check! Fuel, check! Life vest, check! All system ready to go.

Wheeee!... This is so much fun!

I can feel the wind on my wrinkly face.

The river and its bank are interesting places with plenty of senses to figure out.

The putrid smell of the muddy mangrove swamp,...

... the call of the roosting migratory birds...

... and a sky filled with heavy overcast clouds.

We are going under the bridge...

... and approaching the disembarkation area. Can you see the police patrol boat?

I can see many fishing boats...

... that lined up at the stilt jetty.

Here I am waiting for my hoomans at this makeshift pontoon whilst they go to the market.

Funny looking crabs at the market...

... display of various fresh fish for sale...

... and foot's long squids too.

This cat sure knows where to hang out... and he's not happy to have his picture taken.

Finally done with the marketing. All on board! Ship ahoy I say!

On the way home from the market...

... I see small fishing boat coming back from sea...

... large fishing boat undergoing maintenance check...

... and huge fishing vessel moored beside the wharf.

Hmmm... wonder what is inside this huge vessel.

According to this compass thingy, koko said we're heading south-east, whatever that is.

Picking up speed on the straight run.

The boat rolls and rocks whilst taking a high-speed corner maneuver.

It's safer for me to lie down so I won't get tossed out to sea.

The tranquility of life by the river.


elbouwii said...

whoow a surfingboaty dude :D
that very cool

icey kissslobbers
El'bow & Hauwii

Dory and the Mama said...

Another fun adventure...Thanks Hero!!!


Fiona, as typed by Dr. Liz said...

What a COOL trip!!! (And Mom is eyeballing those squid with intent interest...) That looks like A LOT of fun!

*kissey face*

Lorenza said...

That was a pawesome "shopping" trip!
My mom loves fish... but not the other creatures with lots of arms! Haaa!
Kisses and hugs

Mango said...

Most awesome adventure. You are a great captain.


Elizabeth said...

You have the best adventures ,

you have the best blog
You look cool in your life vest!
I would like to go on a boat
lots of love

Dennis the Vizsla said...

I think the cat is afraid all the other cats are going to see that and crash his party. I know Trouble is already packing her bags.

Kasha The Dainty Great Dane said...

Hi Hero,

You are quite the adverturous doggie now aren't you. So you get to go on the boat ride by the way you looked like a sea captain for sure. Great Pictures! But you don't get to go to the market? Who was watching over you while your hooman shopped?

Mom was thinking those were some strange looking crabs as well, any idea what kind they were? As we love crabs but have never seen any quite like that.

Have a great dane (oops I mean day).

AARF Kasha the Dainty Great Dane

Chloe and Libby said...

Wow!!! That's all me and my mommy could say about the whole adventure. From the boat ride, to the sea food, to the kitty who looked like he was mad at the world. Sure am glad to know you got home, safe and sound. love the life vest you had on.
Hugs and kisses,

Thor said...

What a nice trip, Hero!
Thanks for taking us along with you!

Your new pal,

Twix said...

Gosh, Hero! You look soooo handsome in your life vest riding on that boat! That kitty looks like it was about to reach out and smack someone.
Thanks for taking me along on your adventure!

Teal'c said...

Hiya Hero! Sorry we have been a bit slow with commenting on our friends blogs but the internet-thingy was very slow as well and daddy too far away to fix it :) Heh - that looks like a really cool trip. I have never been on a boat... But you make it look rather easy.
Licks Teal'c

JB's Big and Small Worlds said...

Wow, you have a lot going on there. What a great boating trip!

Cocorue said...

you're a stud Hero and you get to go on the most pawsome did you train the hoomans???? or should i just give mine up for adoption?????