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Kieler Woche // Kiel Week

January 25th, 2015 by sophie · baltic sea, germany, ocean, water

The Kiel Week is an annual event since the end of the 19th century. The sailing regatta is one of the biggest sailing events in the world. Even though the Kiel Week became more and more into a fair, the focus still is on the sailing competitions.Besides that there are over 2.000 events, mostly live music, which are offered to the visitors.

The maritime highlight of the Kiel Week is the so called Windjammerparade. Since 1998 this parade is always on saturday during the festival week. Over 100 tall and and traditional ships, historical steamboats and hundreds of sailing yachts participate in the regatta. There are also numerous sail training and naval ships of other countries attending.

Traditionally the ending of the Kiel Week is the fireworks Sternenzauber at the Fjörde of the Kiel harbor.

June 2014 by Sophie Daum

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3/2015 Image of the week: Playing with the sunset

January 12th, 2015 by Evangelia · greece, image of the week, life, people, photography, water

Thessaloniki, January 2015

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47/2014 Image of the week: Drops

November 17th, 2014 by Evangelia · forest, germany, image of the week, nature, photography, water

Autumn drops, Würzburg November 2014

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28/2014 Image of the week: It is hot, isn’t it?

July 21st, 2014 by Evangelia · greece, image of the week, photography, water

Let´s swim! Mediterranean sea is waiting us!

Greece, Tinos, 2013

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10/2014 Image of the week: Upside down

March 15th, 2014 by Evangelia · architecture, germany, image of the week, photography, water

Bamberg, Germany, 2013

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3/2014 image of the week : el paraiso

January 17th, 2014 by Evangelia · image of the week, new zealand, photography, sightseeing, water

The paradise on earth is Milford Sound, Fiordland, New Zealand.

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48/2013 image of the week: a day at the beach

November 29th, 2013 by Jasime · germany, image of the week, ocean, photography, water

Germany, North Sea

© Jasime El Ouali

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35/2013 image of the week: Mary Poppins- umbrella training

August 30th, 2013 by Julia · image of the week, photography, water

“The one who wants to learn flying, must learn to stand on both feet first. You can not start flying.” F. Nietzsche

© Julia Dreier


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31/2013 image of the week: Five senses.

August 2nd, 2013 by Julia · germany, image of the week, photography, water


“The human is the sun. His senses are his planets.” Novalis

© Julia Dreier

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