Paul Jurak is a Canberra dad, CIT trades instructor, and cancer survivor. He loves the pre-dawn silence of Lake Burley Griffin. Luckily he takes his camera so the rest of us can enjoy the view at a more reasonable hour.
Paul Jurak It was so nice to be back out on the water despite a cold and windy morning and I even managed to discover a small piece of magic on the Molonglo River.
Paul Jurak There was lots of activity on and about the lake this morning as plenty of people were enjoying the calm conditions after the past few turbulent days of weather.
Paul Jurak I was treated to total perfection out on the water this morning.
Paul Jurak Winter in July has produced some of the best sunrises that I have experienced for a long time.
Paul Jurak You know it is cold when the water turns to ice on your kayak.
Paul Jurak This morning I celebrated my birthday by watching another new day beginning on Lake Burley Griffin.
Paul Jurak A marvellous Monday on the lake.
Paul Jurak It was like peas soup out there this morning with the visibility getting down to a few metres. Lucky I know my way around or you could find yourself going round in circles.
Paul Jurak This morning it felt like I was cast into a world of mystique.
Paul Jurak What a Winter Wonderland it is. Such serene and calm conditions out there again this morning.
Paul Jurak My Monday morning meditation. I know that I keep saying it, but there is truly no better way to start the day.
Paul Jurak Marbled skies and calm conditions made for the perfect end to a busy week, especially when Canberra has been in the national political spotlight. I hope you have a great weekend. Enjoy!
Paul Jurak Amid the political storm, the lake was serene and calm.
Paul Jurak Today is quite a significant day for me as it marks 12 months since the Lake View blog commenced with the Canberra Times.
Paul Jurak That was exactly what I needed this morning. There is no better way to unwind and unravel the mind. Yesterday I had several mental doors open up as I heard news from a friend that their ...
Paul Jurak The title for this morning’s paddle would have to be "Marbled Monday".
Paul Jurak Marbled skies and mirror reflections greeted Paul Jurak on his paddle this morning
Paul Jurak LBG certainly had a wintery feel about it this morning. It was clear as bell when I took off at 6.15am from the East Basin, but it wasn't long before the fog slowly rolled in and engulfed the entire...
Paul Jurak Winter bites hard into Paul Jurak's fingers and toes.
Paul Jurak All the warning signs were there that it was going to feel like you were paddling in another world this morning.