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Travel Blogs from Mannheim
With the suitcases packed, we have a little farewell BBQ organised and tomorrow its off to Frankfurt Airport for a long flight to Shanghai and off to Hong Kong. I have started a new blog for the trip. Check it out!
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... seeing as we are looking to make a few new friends I thought I would organise something. I posted that we could catch up in Mannheim and if people wanted to come and get some photo tips then they would be welcome to join.
We got off the tram at Paradeplatz and met up with Christina, a German woman from Kassel and also Ombretta, an Italian woman who wanted to come along and take some photos. I made the suggestion that we could check out the Jesuit Kirche where Mozart played ...
... you feel comfortable with matching, but also somewhat difficult as several of the cards were completely lost on us Aussies. Somehow though I managed to do okay, scraping up a few wins whilst turning a few shades of red..
Neck Minute, our touristy Monday transformed into a few bottles of wine, beer pong (McVittie and I were champs again!!) and Drunk Along Sing Alongs to Mumford and Sons Live at Red Rocks, somewhat of a tradition in that house it seemed.
Today we took a trip to the small but beautiful town of Heidelberg, most well known for its castle. We had lunch in a German restaurant, where I had cordon bleu. After lunch we took a long walk up to the castle. Although partly destroyed it was still beautiful, we went on a guided tour through the castle and saw many wonderful sites, especially the gardens where we had a wonderful view over the ...
... and even in the UK Ihave had to slow down my speech because no-one understands me. (NO ONE UNDERSTAAAAANDS MEEEEE!! WAHHH) <- dunno.
It was really cool, because we both share a similar sense of humour.
I am in the same location for 4 days now...which is a major weird moment for me as I have moved on after 2 days in every place I have been so far.
Now would be a wonderful time to sleep....I sleep a lot!