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 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.
Paul Jurak What a beautiful morning on Lake Burley Griffin. The calm conditions made for mirror like water that cast magic reflections.
Paul Jurak The foggy conditions created such a mystical atmosphere.
Paul Jurak The protection that the wetlands provided made for some amazing reflections this morning.
Paul Jurak The colours this morning were wild and I wasn’t the only one out there to enjoy it.
Paul Jurak It certainly had a wintery feel about it this morning with temperature dropping to minus 2.
Paul Jurak It was a brief but beautiful sunrise this morning, but it was quickly extinguished by the low lying clouds. Let’s hope that today’s forecast of rain is correct as we certainly need it.
Paul Jurak It had a magical feel on the water this morning. The mist rolled in from the wetlands at 5.45am chasing me into the main basin - it gave the lake a different persona.
Paul Jurak Simply stunning is one way I could describe my experience out on water this morning.
Paul Jurak There is no better way to start the working week.
Paul Jurak It was a fresh start today as the temperature has dropped below zero and it won’t be long before we are shin deep in leaves and scrapping the ice off our windscreens on a regular basis.
Paul Jurak Clear skies and clam conditions provided the perfect conditions for me the snap shot a few silhouettes on the Molonglo River this morning.
Paul Jurak I just love seeing Canberra from this perspective and there were plenty of people out on LBG experiencing it from exactly the same angle.
Paul Jurak It may have been a hazy start to our working week but it was definitely a very pretty one.
Paul Jurak What an electric morning.
Paul Jurak This morning was a time to pay respect and reflect on the ultimate sacrifice that all of our diggers have made for us.