The concept of “STRAND” or The German Beach [ 12 ] – Sankt Peter-Ording – Germany North Blog

Sunday, June 23, 2013 Coat of arms of Sankt Peter-Ording - Wikipedia - author - Wolfgang Horst Lippert from Brunsbüttel

We would like to celebrate beaches or Stranden” as they are called in German, Dutch, Danish and Swedish on the German Baltic Coast and German North Sea coast with this short article – the 12th  of a series - in which we will portrait that very odd part of the German vacation  psyche which is so attached to the concept of ‘strand’.

Today we visit  Sankt Peter-Ording - a popular German seaside [...] Continue Reading…

The concept of “STRAND” or The German Beach [ 11 ] – Heringsdorf Germany North Blog

Friday, June 21, 2013 Seebad Heringsdorf - foto Wikipedia - source - Zacke82

 

 

We would like to celebrate beaches or Stranden on the German Baltic Coast with this 11th article of a series, in which we will try to portrait that very odd part of the German vacation  psyche which is so attached to the concept of ‘strand’.

Today we visit Seebad Heringsdorf - This area is very popular beach, very close to Rugen , so expect to be with many [...] Continue Reading…

The concept of “STRAND” or The German Beach [ 10 ] – Frisian Islands- Helgoland G-N Blog

Thursday, June 20, 2013 Helgoland from the air - foto Wikipedia - source Pegasus2

 

We would like to celebrate beaches or Stranden on the German Baltic Coast with this 10th article of a series, in which we will try to portrait that very odd part of the German vacation  psyche which is so attached to the concept of ‘strand’ – today the Frisian Islands- Helgoland .

Let’s be clear about this from the very beginning – most Germans have never been [...] Continue Reading…

The concept of “STRAND” or The German Beach [9] Kühlungsborn – Germany-North Blog

Sunday, June 16, 2013 Kühlungsborn Seebrücke/Jetty - foto Wikipedia - source - Malchen53

 

Today we look at  Küehlungsborn – Just one more area in the German Baltic Coast  that offers  lots  water sports; add to this the fact that the area also has some of the most tranquil beaches in the country and its s not difficult to see why people line up to visit the picturesque seaside town of Ostsee.

Kühlungsborn is a rather unique place with an interestin history [...] Continue Reading…

The concept of “STRAND” or The German Beach [8] Hiddensee

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Baabe_Ruegen

You can be forgiven for getting it wrong – after all, most likely you do not live here in Germany.

Many people think of the the well-known German 3 ‘B’s” of Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms, but what many people outside of Germany do not know is that the German Baltic Coast – its  north-eastern seafront – is another 3 ‘B’s”  Beach, Beer and  Baltic!

With a distant [...] Continue Reading…

The concept of “STRAND” or The German Beach [ 7 ] – Germany North Blog

Sunday, June 9, 2013 Juist_Wellen

 

 

We would like to celebrate beaches or Stranden on the German Baltic Coast with this 7th article of a series, in which we will try to portrait that very odd part of the German vacation  psyche which is so attached to the concept of ‘strand’.

We are all in love with ‘the beach’ – or so it seems. Those of us living in Northern Europe certainly are, [...] Continue Reading…

The concept of “STRAND” or The German Beach [ 6 ] Warnemünde

Friday, June 7, 2013 germany-north-5

 

We would like to celebrate beaches or Stranden on the German Baltic Coast with this 6th article of a series, in which we will try to portrait that very odd part of the German vacation  psyche which is so attached to the concept of ‘strand’ – and in this case the German Northern or Baltic Beaches.

Very close to Rostock – it is actually Rostock but do [...] Continue Reading…

The concept of “STRAND” or The German Beach [ 6 ] Sankt Peter-Ording

Thursday, May 30, 2013 At the Beach - Germany-North.com

We would like to celebrate beaches or Stranden on the German Baltic Coast with this 6th article of a series, in which we will try to portrait that very odd part of the German vacation  psyche which is so attached to the concept of ‘strand’.

We are all in love with ‘the beach’ – or so it seems. Those of us living in Northern Europe certainly are, [...] Continue Reading…

The concept of “STRAND” or The German Beach – “The Beach Towel” & Borussia Dortmund and Fußball-Club Bayern München [4] – Germany North Blog

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Juist_Wellen

We would like to celebrate beaches or Stranden on the German Baltic Coast with this 4th article of a series, in which we will try to portrait that very odd part of the German vacation  psyche which is so attached to the concept of ‘strand’

“Strand”derives from the German word meaning “beach – and was the same in Old English –English in fact being a Germanic language.

In [...] Continue Reading…

The concept of “STRAND” or The German Beach [3] Germany’s beaches – Europe’s best-kept summer secret -Rügen Island –Binz – Germany North Blog

Sunday, April 14, 2013 beach 2

Germany’s beaches – Europe’s best-kept summer secret?

We would like to celebrate beaches or Stranden on the German Baltic Coast with this 3nd article of a series, in which we will try to portrait that very odd part of the German vacation  psyche which is so attached to the concept of ‘strand’.

We are all in love with ‘the beach’ – or so it seems. Those of us [...] Continue Reading…