On our way to Koblenz the Rhine is alive with ships. One of the freighters nails its colours to the mast: The Tibetan flag is a peaceful sign of protest against the human rights violations in Tibet according to the German Free Tibet movement and a symbol for an independent Tibet.
However, this captain appears to have a sense of justice which goes beyond the human species:
On the stern two Sea Shepherd Conservation Society flags are flying. This international organisation has made it its mission to protect marine wildlife. Unfortunately we didn’t get a chance to sign on and travel with him for a while 😉