It was crisp and clear even before the sun came up this morning on Lake Burley Griffin.

It was crisp and clear even before the sun came up this morning on Lake Burley Griffin. Photo: Paul Jurak

5.38am: Smooth but cool conditions on LBG this morning. A pre-dawn paddle became the golden hour as the sun rose in a clear sky.

It always puts smile on my face when it’s like this.

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” Dr. Seuss

The sun peeks out as it contemplates its slow morning rise. Lake Burley Griffin

The sun peeks out as it contemplates its morning rise. Photo: Paul Jurak