The concept of “STRAND” or The German Beach – Deutsche Welle produces interesting series ” The big splash – A history of bathing culture” – Germany North Blog

 Prerow camping on the Ostsee - foto Wikipedia - photographer, Jürgen Sindermann

This Blog likes to celebrate beaches or Stranden on the German Baltic Coast and we have already written our 14th article of this 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’.

Now Deutsche Welle, has a very nice article about the history of bathing in general and deals with Germany in particular.

“The […] Continue Reading…

The concept of “STRAND” or The German Beach [14] PREROW – Germany North Blog

 Prerow camping on the Ostsee - foto Wikipedia - photographer, Jürgen Sindermann

We would like to celebrate beaches or Stranden on the German Baltic Coast with this 14th 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 Prerow in Mecklenburg – Vorpommern.

Prerow is a small beach / fishers municipality in the district of Vorpommern-Rügen […] Continue Reading…

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

 

 

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 [3] Germany’s beaches – Europe’s best-kept summer secret -Rügen Island –Binz – Germany North Blog

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…

The concept of “STRAND” or The German Beach [1] – Germany North Blog

German Baltic Coast

From this enticing picture on the left, you can see, hear, feel and even smell the fresh German Baltic Coast breeze!

It is a soft-rush of distant sea waves along with a very faint rustle of the grass stalks swaying in the wind – it is an invitation to lay down on a beach towel and relax a while in the sunshine!

We would like to celebrate […] Continue Reading…