Travel Blogs from Paderborn
... lake created where the mines used to be. It was very impressive, but not quite as natural as I'd expected, but I imagine in a few years it will be stunning. There were loads of cute goslings! GŁnter had warned us that it was Father's Day in Germany, so we might notice lots of men going out drinking. In reality it was a lot different to our expectations - the men go round in groups with a large trolley (like a hot food stall) filled with ...
... br> Unfortunately the city centre of Bielefeld was mostly destroyed in September 1944, but it must have been beautiful at that time.
I wonder how this city looked around 100 years ago. With women in nice dresses and men in suits.
I also met Annika, who works on her Master thesis. I was able to help her a little bit with my laptop and we had some nice conversations.
... and it is essentially a carpark with electricity
and shower block, its a stepped/terraced site on the edge of the lake
with stunning views and very peaceful, absolutely perfect for our
trip and 10 times better than the previous stop!
arrived on Sunday 27th
April just after 1pm, the rain had eased off and it was now overcast
but at least dry! We decided to have a ...
... We went directly to the steeple in the middle of town, which turned out to be the Evangelical Reformed Church of Detmold, which could have been where my great grandpa attended church. Another stunning church, beautiful architecture. We asked around and we're told to go to the Saturday market and find the tourism office. The market was hustling and bustling and the smells of lentil soup and ham hocks made us ...
... facilties right on the lake which we managed to stay a for free which was a result! Doing a bit of star gazing at night over the lake in our sleeping bags and camp chairs, lovely!
We visited Bens' German Oma whilst here which was lovely, meeting my fourth ever 'Plenge’ and eating way too much cake whilst trying very hard to speak German! Ben fared much better than I did and we spent a great two hours reminiscing and comparing German and English life. ...