Family Journeys

Ch. 3 | An Island Summer

Dad leads mom on their beach walk near Baakdeel. Rantum, Germany, May 24, 2019.
Dad leads mom on their beach walk near Baakdeel. Rantum, Germany, May 24, 2019.
after a quick breakfast snack at an autobahn rest stop, mom hands dad a cup of coffee. Germany, May 21, 2019.
Mom and dad react to a passing car at an autobahn rest stop on the road from Sylt to Oberhausen. Germany, May 28, 2019.
Mom and dad’s first evening promenade walk on Sylt. Westerland, Germany, May 21, 2019.
Leaving the promenade, dad secures his hat against the forces of the strong winds. Westerland, Germany, May 22, 2019.
Mom and dad pass a sign that signals the beginning of the dog beach, as a dog walks in the opposite direction. GER, 05/2019
Mom and dad put on their shoes at the end of the week’s final beach walk. Westerland, Germany, May 27, 2019.
Mom and dad relax on the couch at the end of the third day on Sylt. Westerland, Germany, May 23, 2019.
Mom and dad eat dessert at home. Westerland, Germany, May 26, 2019.
In the dunes between Westerland and Wenningstedt dad finds a tree branch and shows it to mom. Sylt, Germany, May 25, 2019.
Dad waves at the participants of the Harley Davidson parade that was crossing the island. Sylt, Germany, May 25, 2019.
Having reached the pond in Wenningstedt, mom photographs dad fastening his shoelaces. Sylt, Germany, May 25, 2019.
Mom and dad fight have dinner at Gosch and fight the winds in the outdoor dining area. List, Germany, May 24, 2019.
As mom begins the return walk, dad is fighting his umbrella. Wenningstedt, Germany, May 26, 2019.
Mom and dad walk in the rain. Sylt, Germany, May 26, 2019.

All pictures and text © 2019 Florian Schoppmeier

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