The Fehmarn Belt is one of numerous straits surrounding the Danish islands. It divides the Danish island Lolland and the German island Fehmarn. The Danish straits always had strategic value. Who owned straits - owned the navigation across the whole Baltic sea.
The sea is beautiful always - at any time of year and in any weather. We had a luck to observe the sea on the sunset when coming beams of the sun made paints especially bright and attractive for photo and video shooting.
Photos:1. Another ferry passing ours2. People snoozing on the upper deck3. German flag on the south end of the ferry4. Danish flag on the north endFor those of us who don't do it too often, riding on a ferry is a pleasant experience with lots of fresh air and views of the sea, or in this case the Fehmarn Belt.This route is called the Vogelfluglinie...more
Photos:1. Second class in a Danish EC3 train2. Signs above the doors in the train, giving coach and seat numbers and the destination Københaven = Copenhagen3. Text in the train about Kaj Munk4. Free coffee and Danish newspapers in First ClassThere are currently six direct trains per day from Hamburg to Copenhagen via Lübeck and the Puttgarden-Rødby...more
Photos:1. EC3 train in the ferry2. Narrow passageway to walk to the stairsWhen the train arrives the ferry is already waiting and is already loaded with cars, trucks and other such obsolete vehicles, so when the train is rolled on the ferry can shut its doors and leave the dock almost immediately.Passengers have to leave the train during the...more
The government of Denmark has promulgated plans of creation of a continuous communication between Denmark and Germany on which construction it is required 8 - 11 years. The beginning of works probably the nearest 4 years. The cost of transport communication in length of 18 km through the Fehmarn Belt (excepting an infrastructure on coast) can make...more
Lolland-island is in 125 kilometers to the southwest from Copenhagen.Lolland is one of the most agricultural regions of Denmark. The significant part of its ground is occupied by plantings of sugar beet. Near Bandholm there is a safari-park where exotic animals contain. The capital of island - Maribo is located on the coast of the Sonderso-lake....more