Any parent who has been exposed to BBC's Ceebeebees channel will have endured the insufferable antics of Tinkywinky, Dipsy, Laalaa and Po - or, as Oliver Postgate (pioneer of vintage British TV programmes such as Ivor the Engine, Noggin the Nog and Bagpuss) once so contemptuously described them, those "awful, post-nuclear jellybabies". Not being...more
This dinky vessel looks as though it would be more at home in someone's bath than on the high seas, but apparently has a long and distinguished record in sea rescues, which goes to show that you shouldn't make judgements based on appearances!Apparently the trick is that the hull is loaded with lead, so regardless of how rough the sea or how high...more
Cape Arkona's lighthouses are impressive, and a cluster of smaller buildings has grown up around them, which make it a pleasant place to wander around. There is a small but well stocked souvenir shop, and it's also possible to take a pleasant stroll along the chalk cliffs.There is a nice restaurant with a beautiful garden on the path between the...more
We bought some delicious pastry from an old age pensioner and his family at a food stall along the road.
Favorite Dish: Coffee and excellent pastry. We had a luxury beach chair in which to enjoy our food and drink.
Rainy season: There is no special rainy season
Avg. Temp. in Spring: max.: 4 – 12°C ( 39 - 52°F ); min: 0 - 7°C ( 32 - 45°F )
Avg. Temp. in Summer: max.: 17 – 20°C ( 63 - 68°F ); min: 11 - 14°C ( 51 - 57°F )
Avg. Temp. in Autumn: max.: 7 – 16°C ( 45 - 60°F); min: 3 - 11°C ( 38 – 51°F )
Avg. Temp. in Winter: max.: 2 – 4°C ( 36 - 39°F); min: -2 - 0°C ( 28 - 32°F )
Watertemperature: in winter around 2°C ( 36°F ), in summer around 17°C ( 63°F) in average.
Shortly after we'd left Cape Arkona, we passed by this naturist camp site that goes by the name of 'Regenbogen' (in English it would most likely be called Camp Rainbow). We noticed the windbreaks that seemed to turn every single plot into a sort of compound, effectively shielding it off from the outside world.more