Day 23: Pride, a photo by Madeleine Winnett on Flickr. 9/2/14 – Jens explained to me that this statue of a proud lion is to commemorate the Danish victory over Schleswig-Holstein in the Battle of Isted in 1850. Flensburg was once Danish territory.
Day 22: Handball, a photo by Madeleine Winnett on Flickr. 8/2/14 – Attended my first match of European Handball between the Flensburg-Handewitt team and a team from Sweden. Flensburg won the match, I am told they are the best in the world. It certainly was an electric atmosphere and a great experience.
Just Hanging #flensburg #germany #shoes, a photo by Madeleine Winnett on Flickr. 7/2/14 – Admiring the skill of anyone who has ever managed to successfully lodge a shoe here. These lines can be found in various locations around Flensburg. Why? Well, just because.
Beyond #flensburg #germany, a photo by Madeleine Winnett on Flickr. 6/2/14 – What a fantastic view of the Flensburg skyline I have from the back of my school.
Day 19: Walking, a photo by Madeleine Winnett on Flickr. 5/2/14 – A big day of school, walking and Deutschkurs.
Throwback to a beautiful day. #flensburg #germany #großestrasse, a photo by Madeleine Winnett on Flickr. 4/2/14 – Today marked the beginning of a new school semester. I enjoyed a Rotary organised tour in Flensburg and soaked up the sun in the main street. Große Strasse is the main street in Flensburg and literally means ‘big… Read More Day 18: Große Strasse
This will be the first in a series of weekly posts, through which I’ll be aiming to document my daily life in Flensburg, from week to week. On Monday the 10th of February, I attended school from 7:45am until 12:00pm. The first period of the day was Maths, followed by Spanish. I don’t always understand… Read More Unter der Woche #1
On Wednesday, I had the opportunity to travel to Kiel for the first time, with all of my classmates on a school excursion. The journey south took 1 and a half hours by train, from the Flensburg Bahnhof to the Kiel Hauptbahnhof. Kiel is the capital city of Schleswig-Holstein and has a population of around… Read More Wir fahren nach Kiel
Setting Sun, a photo by Madeleine Winnett on Flickr. 3/2/14 – We were granted a pupil free day today; a full day’s rest to celebrate the end of the semester. I experienced walking along a frozen beach for the first time, with ice crunching beneath my feet.
Day 16, a photo by Madeleine Winnett on Flickr. 2/2/14 – I had a very busy day, and neglected to take a more impressive photo. Here is a view of the desk in my bedroom, right after I had tidied it up.