Though I’ve transited the Kiel Canal several times, the 61-mile long fresh water channel never ceases to amaze me. In rain or in sunshine, the view has always been beautiful. The countryside landscape unfolding in every ship’s turn along the narrow channel are always stunning. Navigating on a place like this, fellow sailors make sure you have your camera at hand – the amazing sights happen anytime.
Recently, I transited the canal once again. If haze was obstructing the view during those two previous transits, that recent transit was amazing – the weather was perfectly perfect for another remarkable canal cruising. We entered the first lock in the morning and by late afternoon, we were out from the canal.
To share some views in the Kiel Canal, here are some of the most notable and not to be missed Kiel Canal scenes. [Read more…]