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Germans gone wild

The second week of our Christmas marathon was as exciting as the first.  On the 25th, we travelled to Cuxhaven on the coast of the North Sea in order to visit Andreas’ aunt Lieselotte. Kai was very perturbed that he was being asked to leave his newly-acquired Lego airport behind.  Only the double-decker train could […]

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Christmas in Germany

Christmas in Germany is about food, alcohol and candles. The festivities start at the beginning of December. Christmas market stands go up and everyone buys an Adventskranz, a wreath with four candles. The smell of the Glühwein (mulled wine) at the Christmas market stands wafts through the old city. The Hausfrauen start to bake cookies, […]

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The First Week in Hamburg — The Story

Andreas has added some photos of our first week in Hamburg. As you can see, Kai has been enjoying himself a lot. His favourite outing so far was the trip the Elbe, which is the river which runs through Hamburg. The water was warm and there were lots of kids playing in the river so […]

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