Nordstrand is a peninsula off the west coast of Schleswig-Holstein. The ferries and the "visitors" ships sail in the North Sea to the west. The entire area is just shifting sand banks with islands.
Kieler Woche is a sailing and boat regatta. It is very old, first named 1894. Here is a little taste of what Kiel has to offer each summer… Great place, much more exciting and interesting than one might think, but perhaps you have to be into the sea, seafaring, boats and ships to appreciate it…
Kiel is my wife's home town. It is the state capital of Schleswig-Holstein, the German state that is directly below Denmark.
The plan this year (2016) was to go to the island of Madeira but having watched videos showing the rather hairy landings at Madeira’s airport, I chickened out. The wife being terribly disappointed needed an alternative that would pep up her spirits again, so Schleswig-Holstein (where she comes from) seemed the only viable alternative. The