New Life- & Adventure Companion!



Noumea, New Caledonia, South Pacific, September 2020

An aluminium lady has made it into our lives! 

She is a sturdy aluminium sailboat of make Gamelin Maracuja. It was already in the end of January, when my boyfriend and I decided to give her a chance to become our new life- and adventure companion.




But due to the pandemic, I haven't been able to see neither my partner nor the boat since I left them 7 months ago...

Some obstacles later, I finally made it back to New Caledonia, where Christian has been working on the boat since early March. How much more fun it will be to now be two getting her ready for the water!




A lady with previous Pacific experience, I wonder what ventures she might have for us when finally back among the waves again.

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Quarantine In Paradise



Noumea, New Caledonia, South Pacific, Early September 2020

Until here, no further. So near, yet so far...

A journey, not without complications. But finally, I´m back in New Caledonia, where 14 days of quarantine has started. How sweet the salty Coral Sea will feel when these 2 confined weeks are completed! 





During the strict quarantine, I'm not allowed to leave the hotel room. Food is delivered to the door by friendly personnel three times a day. 

I feel very lucky to have got a room with such an awesome ocean view. The ever changing scenery brings peace to both mind and soul.






Guarded walks are arranged every day, when the confined people are let out in smaller groups to spend one hour in the hotel garden.

The area we are allowed to stay within is marked by fences and plastic bands. Beach and pool are close, but out of reach. Still so good it is to feel sun and wind and to explore the green side of the garden a bit!






So much flourishing beauty there is to explore in further details. There is plenty to do and admire when looking at things with a curious eye.






Two weeks might sound long to spend alone in an isolated hotel room. But the fact is that I find that time is flying by super quick with the many small activities I keep myself busy with... ;-)




For sure that nearby, refreshing, salty ocean water will feel oh so soothing when getting back to be a free being again!






And not the least, how sweet it will be to finally be able to see my partner again, after 7 months apart, and together continue on the exciting life project we started before the pandemic went viral... 

More on that soon! 
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Now or Never

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Run to the sea... and be wild... and be free..!

My lovely, super creative sister, Nanna Mück, recently released her beautiful song "Now or Never". How much I love the lyrics!



Her song is available on Spotify, iTunes, Amazon and several other music service stores here: www.ditto.fm/now-or-never-nanna-mueck

You also find her song with lyrics on YouTube:




"Now or Never" is featured in our latest documentary, which recently aired on Swedish TV. Below a brief clip from it.


Our new film on SVT-play

Orust, Swedish West Coast, End of August 2020

Our new film was recently broadcasted in Sweden, and I would like to express my gratefulness for the fantastic response we received in connection with the TV premiere!! It is incredibly pleasing to receive so many wonderful messages and comments! Thanks so much!!

Really great fun to be able to share our adventure and the many adorable wildlife encounters we experienced during this voyage! 




For now the documentary is only available in Sweden and can be seen on SVT-play until the 25th of February 2021. 

Link to the film on SVT-play 🐬💦HERE💦🐬




Below is a small clip from the movie and one of our encounters with Atlantic spotted dolphins and Mahi Mahi (dolphin fish) in the deep, blue waters of the vast Atlantic __/)_  Music by James Jones.


TV-premiere!! ⛵️🌊🐬💦

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TV-premiere on SVT1
Wednesday 19th of August
8PM (UTC+2)

"How intelligent are dolphins -really?" 
 a collaboration between
 Crystal Water Film Production & Swedish National Television
59 min ©2020




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In this film, we, Armin, Birgitta and Nanna, bring you along on a sail- dive- and film expedition across the North Sea, to the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean. This time, our goal is to search for different dolphin species, and our dream is to experience more close and curious underwater encounters with these legendary animals.




However, the ocean is huge and the weather gods are not always as cooperative. Will we find dolphins in the Atlantic and Mediterranean that is as curious about us as we are about them? 






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As always, we value to have plenty time on our hands when out at sea, especially as we are voyaging by sailboat and wish for minimal wind (!) to increase our chances of finding some of the many different kinds of extraordinary marine creatures that hide beneath the surface!



Let us bring you along on another "Mueck -family adventure"!

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Norwegian Sea To Deep Fjords

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Norwegian Sea - Coastal Norway, Beginning of August 2020

During this summer’s whale survey held by IMR (Institute of Marine Research), the rugged and cozy research vessel `ACC Mosby´ has been my home and workplace the past couple of months.



This year, the survey has been taking place in the vast Norwegian Sea. Great sea view from the "office" we surely have!



Most of the summer has been spent far out at sea, counting whales and other marine mammals, or bigger fish. A few days have also been spent in some of Norway's many fascinating fjords, which are home to the smallest cetacean species in Scandinavia, the harbour porpoise.



Meanwhile we count whale sightings, which mostly are quite brief, sea birds, such as fulmars and northern gannets among others, keep being our faithful and much appreciated company.





One might think that 2 months out at sea would feel very long. But when working together with a nice bunch of other nature- and wildlife interested people, doing something you are passionate about, time flies even faster than the many graceful birds above us ;-)



The whale survey has now found an end, and its getting time for us all to leave the “ship-bubble” we have been living in. 

As this summer has been spent out at sea, above water, I now cannot wait getting beneath the waves again!