Rain!
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This is how it can be if you have admired great cloud moods over the marsh landscape before. I was on my way to the station in Friedrichstadt, where my car was parked, when I was surprised by this cloudburst. … read more and write a comment …

Eider bridge near Friedrichstadt
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Since 03 September 1916, the Eider Bridge near Friedrichstadt has been in service after only two years of construction. With a length of 245 meters, it spans the largest river in Schleswig-Holstein at this point, connecting Friedrichstadt in North Friesland … read more and write a comment …

Who’s looking? (seal safari 2019)
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This year it was my third seal safari with Helga and Wilfried Dunkel and once again completely different. The seals had looked for other places on the sands off Pellworm and our little boat of the brothers Hellmann couldn’t land … read more and write a comment …

Frisian houses in Keitum
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It is too beautiful to simply walk through this old Frisian village with a camera and one lens. Until the 18th century many whaling captains lived in Keitum and built beautiful houses. They stand today still quite closely together, because … 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 …

HaGü — Lighthouse Caretaker
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HaGü, with name Hans Günter Callsen, is unsalaried caretaker at the lighthouse Westerhever Sand. He is better known for his literary walks into the wadden sea.

Lighthouse Westerhever Sand at night
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Lighthouse Westerhever Sand at night. In the background you can see clouds illuminated by the lighthouse and by St. Peter-Ording, the town south of Westerhever.

Summer Floods & Rain
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During the summer floods at June 26th at the lighthouse Westerhever Sand we had a lot of rain. It was exciting to experience the flooding of the salt meadows around the lighthouse, but a drama for the birds because many … read more and write a comment …

Seal Safari
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On a Saturday morning Astrid and myself went from Hamburg to the Wadden Sea near the island of Pellworm. We where invited by Wilfried Dunckel, who has organized a very special event. With a small motor wessel we where allowed to … read more and write a comment …