Sunday, June 12, 2011

Shortcutting the Jutland Peninsula...

was the objective of the day, using the historic Kiel Canal.  We picked up the pilot and entered the western locks early in the day:
A very nice lunch was enjoyed midday on the aft deck, allowing us to enjoy the views of the mostly pastoral landscape framing the canal:
Late in the afternoon we entered the eastern locks, and shortly thereafter entered the Baltic Sea for the first time on this voyage:
Since the day began with a nice sunrise, here's the sunset to punctuate the end of an interesting day:

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