In 2020, Westälische Naturisten-Tage (WNT) [en: Westphalian Naturist Days] offered on Sunday 5 July again the option to chose between biking and hiking:

On Sunday, two groups of 10 naturists each – due to corona regulations – met on a parking lot northeast of Münster (Westf.) near Gimbte. One group had planned a hike at the Dortmund-Ems Canal, the second group took a 41 km long circular route by bicycle.

Two policewomen came to us in the parking lot. “You don't look like, it was you, who called us. But we had to come here, because of a phone call and check up on you. Of course, you're allowed to hike or cycle nude, and you all seem to know, how to conduct yourself nude in public.” We explained that we had split into two groups of 10 people each and that we would comply with the corona regulation. At the end of the short conversation, the policewomen wished us a nice day – we gladly returned this wish.

For the cyclists, the strong wind, which at times was accompanied by drizzle and some rain, and the air temperature of around 20°C was so inviting, that only some participants completed the tour without any clothing at all. The highlights were the visit of wooden sculptures at Coerde and the observation of storks, which didn't let themselves be disturbed by the numerous Canadian geese scurrying around, looking for food in a meadow.

The hikers were amazed at the food offerings of the Oeding Restaurant, which were provided with current keywords (species-appropriate, sustainable …). They then shortened the hiking break “Track swimming in the Ems” to 150 m, because they too had to wait until late afternoon for warm sunshine.

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