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... at Zum Schiffchen and sat in a nice table near the window. The waiter gave us our menus and we were in awe at the amount of choices we had. We all decided that we would order a big plate of the steak tartare. It was a lump of raw meat, with egg yolk, chili pepper, and a few slices of anchovies. It tasted absolutely incredible and was surely able to hold us down for the rest of our trip.
After we are we continued walking around the city and soon found ourselves ...
... towel' (you can see it on one of the pictures below - kind of a turquoise ball). This towel dries really quickly and can be folded together to the size of a fist. Given it's dimensions of 120cm x 65cm that is quite impressive. However, at €22 the towel wasn't one of my bargains :)
Another great idea I got from an experienced traveller was to get a snap hook with which you can attach your small ...
... feel welcome and at home. She took me along with her to friends birthdays and introduced me the Christmas markets and to the German culture and the public transport system. Some key things I learnt quickly... 1. The public transport system is big and complex with DDB, U, S trains and buses. They all have their own rules and different systems which is very foreign to a Sydney girl and our archaic system 2. Most people in Germany speak English but very few ...
... Almost oblivious to my explanation and ultimate pleadings that I have only so much room she urged me to take the jackets, trousers, shirts, Coats and Suits to give to my sons since some of them don't fit me.
This is the background of the previous night that loomed over my consternation to pack the "inherited" clothing apart from those I brought from home!
Triumphantly I pulled the last zipper shut – even though I reluctantly unfastened the ...
Norbert took me on a nostalgic tour of my early childhood to the age of 11, visiting the town centre, the primary schools that I had attended and 57 Duererstrasse - my former home!
Another highlight in the afternoon was visiting my Mother's youngest brother Arnold in Wuelfenrath which was about an hour and a half's drive away via the autoban. We picked up Auntie Mia on the way, the widow of my Mother's other brother - ...