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Hiddensee

Context


In Kapitel 7, you read about the German island resort of Hiddensee. Hiddensee is a popular vacation destination for Germans because of its peace and tranquility. Its beautiful beaches and unspoiled nature have attracted Germans who seek a change from the hectic pace of daily life. What do you think German vacationers do to relax?

Exploration

There are many Web pages devoted to the beauty and charm of Hiddensee. To find out more about why so many Germans visit Hiddensee, click on the link below. Keep the following questions in mind as you explore the site:

  • What attractions are there for people interested in art and literature?
  • What is the weather like? Is it the same all year?
  • What are the natural attractions of Hiddensee?

Hiddensee http://www.all-in-all.com/ 0151.htm
Read about what activities are available to German vacationers at Hiddensee.



Application

After exploring the site, look at your notes. Why do so many Germans find Hiddensee a good place to vacation? Create a brochure for prospective vacationers that depicts some of the reasons they might want to go to Hiddensee. Download some pictures of Hiddensee from the Web or draw illustrations that might convince someone to spend her or his vacation at Hiddensee. Include information about attractions that you read about on the Web site. Display your poster and discuss which poster is most effective at attracting vacationers and why.