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Karlsruhe Castle
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Karlsruhe Castle is located in the heart of the city. With its tower it forms the centre of the baroque planned city. It is always fascinating to walk through one of the streets of the old town and see the … read more and write a comment …

Rigging works for the PEKING III
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The most complex rigging work and at the same time the heaviest and most strenuous is splicing the steel cable. This work is also necessary for the rigging of PEKING. A team of 3 riggers worked together on the eye … read more and write a comment …

Rigging works for the PEKING II
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Rigging work for the PEKING: To embed a thimble in the rigging, the ropes are laid to one eye and provided with a rigging instead of splicing. Here the two rope ends lie parallel and are closely looped around with … read more and write a comment …

Rigging works for the PEKING
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Since it has become clear that the 4-masted bark PEKING is coming to Hamburg as a museum ship, the public relations work of the Friends of the 4-masted bark PEKING is great. Since the beginning of 2018, the rigging has … read more and write a comment …

Frozen Alster Lake in golden Light
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It was a morning at the beginning of March, weeks with icy temperatures lay behind Hamburg and again and again a wonderfully clear sky over the city. Over the weeks the Binnenalster continued to freeze over, even if at some … read more and write a comment …

Red Cliff at Kampen
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Kampen on Sylt, below the Red Cliff. I am always fascinated by the rust-red clay edge of the cliff, which is up to 30 metres high, especially when the sunlight intensifies the effect of the colour at the golden hour. … read more and write a comment …

Ruddy Turnstone
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The ruddy turnstone (Arenaria interpres) is a small wading bird, one of two species of turnstone in the genus Arenaria. The scientific name is from Latin. The genus name arenaria derives from arenarius, »inhabiting sand, from arena, »sand«. The specific … read more and write a comment …

At the beach of List in early morning hours
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In the early hours of the morning it is almost mystical, when large parts of the beach are still in the blue shade and the sun came down the the ocean waves. This morning, two days after the wonderful Biike … read more and write a comment …

2 Biike Fire on the Island of Sylt
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At last the weather was good! After we were completely lost in the rain two years ago during the Biike Fire on Sylt and I brought only one picture home (because my front lens was full of water drops!), we … read more and write a comment …

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