Hotel Am Hehlentor
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... before deciding it was time to head for our overnight destination of Celle near Hanover.
We arrived after 8 hours on the road, having covered around 550 kms - over 400 of them on motorways.
We are staying at a small B&B in a quiet side street and went out and found dinner in an Italian restaurant - in northern Germany.
And that's another day ticked off. Apologies for the puns and my first reference to ...
... have coffee and cake and pick up the car. When we arrived at the train station, Benta took us to the platform we need to be on on Friday and how to get to the right car etc. That was really helpful as it will make it easier on Friday.
We went to the shopping center and spent the next three hours shopping. Normally when Ann shops Dave brings his book ad reads. but this time Dave ...
... The town hall with a viewing dome.
Arriving at Hanover we parked by a lake called the Maschsee that was hand dug under a program to stop unemployment by Hitler's government. It is about 3 km long and .5 km wide. it was quite a feat to hand dig this amazing lake; but by its completion 1,650 people had been involved to excavate roughly 780,000 square meters of earth to create the lake ...
... that long. They were not told that our plane was delayed so he just waited. It turns out that our plane had mechanical problems.
We then drive to Sehnde, the village that Martin and Benta live in, where we will be staying for the next few days. Benta has made us some tuna melts so we eat a bit and the go to bed. We have basically been up for 36 hours; about 30 of which have been in airports or planes.
I has been a long day
... building we walked around the grounds where the huts and other buildings had once stood. But the most moving was walking past the 14 huge mass graves that held 1000s of unidentified bodies that are scattered around the landscape.
It was certainly an experience that we will never forget and makes us so grateful to our forefathers for standing up and fighting this evil!
After our return to Bielefeld, Nathan and Wolfgang headed out to collect ...