“Ringing a ship’s bell (three double rings and one single ring), will be the start of the traditional opening ceremony of Kieler Woche on the Town Hall Stage at 7:30 pm on Saturday 16 June. More than three million visitors from all over the world will be diving into the colourful and multi-facetted life of Kieler Woche.” Link to Kieler Woche 2012 event database…
Where to go? Night again, some red wine and a chat...ending up in weird brainstorming about possible places to travel to in 2011.
The Qingzang railway is a high-altitude railway that connects Xining, Qinghai Province, to Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, in People's Republic of China. The total length of Qingzang railway is 1956 km: 815 km section between Xining and Golmud and 1142 km section between Golmud and Lhasa.
- Lhasa / Tibet
Lhasa is the administrative capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region in the People's Republic of China and the second most populous city on the Tibetan Plateau, after Xining.
Mount Kailash (Elevation: 6,638 m (21,778 ft)) is a peak in the Gangdisê Mountains, which are part of the Himalayas in Tibet. It is considered off limits to climbers in deference to Buddhist and Hindu beliefs; Pilgrims of several religions believe that circumambulating Mount Kailash on foot is a holy ritual that will bring good fortune. The path around Mount Kailash is 52 km (32 mi) long.
- Bhutan / Paro Airport:
Paro Airport (IATA: PBH, ICAO: VQPR) is the only international airport of Bhutan. The airport sits at an altitude of 7,300 feet (2,200 m) and is renowned as one of the world's most scary airport: "[...] only eight pilots in the world are qualified to fly into Paro [...]"
First snow in Kiel this year, my car did not survive (shit, should have organized getting my winter tires just a little bit earlier ;-)).
Well, what else to say? Just check video on second page and you know where I was Saturday. Besides being stuck in group of 18.000 dutch people which were still dreaming about winning the world cup final, seeing Anouk live in the Westerpark in Amsterdam was pure fun - including heavy rain & thunderstorm (of course we were totally not prepared ;-)). See for yourself...
Here we go again: Kieler Woche 2010 goes on :-). We were out on Wednesday night with the famous "Cocktail Jungs". Actually our former taskforce team which was formed when migrating Exchange servers back in 2002. We still try to catch up with each other once in a quarter...this time at Kieler Woche :-). [nggallery id=40]
And since it is again World Cup like back in 2002, Gerd and I were talking about Marcus who seems to be either into Brasil and/or USA if I listen carefully to his facebook stream :). Anyway, for more impressions follow the link...
Kieler Woche 2010 goes on :-). We were out on Tuesday night on Kieler Förde doing a small sailing tour with all SDMs from Fachbereich NNO/International. [nggallery id=37]
Some more impressions you'll find following the link.
Sailing on Tuesday evening:
Credits to whom credits belong: Ebba sent a photo from her garden today and I love it. Spring is finally here... ...click picture to see full size.
24th of April, sun is shining, Desna is in town...and she forced me to do my first bicycle tour ever in my hometown Kiel. Despite all my laziness, this was real fun and we made over 35km on Kiel's "Ostufer" and I am beginning to more and more believe that I can make the Cabot Trail :-).Test [maptype=G_PHYSICAL_MAP;scrollwheelzoom=disabled;gpxelevation=disabled]