Melldorf - a town in the Ditmarschen. The Ditmarschen is a flat land of mostly reclaimed land, with spectacular skies and lots of 'Ferien Wohnung'. It is a plce wher many Germans holiday and is a great place for a slice of Germany as the Germsn live it. What's interesting in terms of history is that the Ditmarschen has not has a historical aristocracy, being a land of, usually well-to-do farmers.
German. Most people understand English. Many people from Denmark visit the Flensburg region for shopping, therefore it is possible also to speak Danish there.
Visit Ditmarschen and eat the fabulous seafood. Try Friedrichskoog for great fish restaurants.
Shrimp: at Busum you can buy small brown shrimps by the kilo. Spend a happy communal time shelling them and est them on black bread, witha fried egg over the top. An excellent abend brot!