There it was again.
The Kiel Week. It's not only the biggest sailing event in the world and the biggest public festival in northern Europe, but for the natural born Kieler, it is a terrifying time. A never ending search for parking spots, streets crowded with drunken people of all ages and full of broken glasses, half-eaten Hot Dogs and day-old puke.
But there is also the beautiful side of the Kiel Week:
The sea, the sailing regattas and the tall ships. I really do have a thing for tall ships, and here's a selection of the pictures I took this week: