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Oct 15, 2017 - Cranes and Ruegen Island

We went to the northeast of Germany specifically to see the cranes that fly in from Poland on their way South. Anything we have read indicates that about 60,000 cranes land in the marshes in this area in October. We paid 36 euros to take a crowded tour boat (so crowded we had to sit outside in the wind and rain!) and after nearly two hours, saw three flocks of about 12 cranes each fly so far off in the distance we could hardly see them with the good binoculars! So, tired, cold, wet and disappointed we decided to cut our losses, give up on...

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