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Capítulo 27- Feliz Navidad
In the United States, many Jewish people have their own traditions on Christmas day, that do not include the typical traditions. For example, my family has previously ordered Chinese food on Christmas day and gone to the movie theaters. I always wondered though what it was like to celebrate Christmas with a family that celebrates the holiday, and this past Christmas I had that opportunity with my friend Simon's family in Germany!
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We made it to Frankfurt! Happy New Year to everyone as well!! The flight was a little crazy. Fully booked to the point where once they loaded the luggage they had to recalibrate everything as the load was too heavy! Then we hit some crazy turbulence! Roller coaster feeling in my tummy! I was getting a bit nervous as things were rattling everywhere and a cart even fell over! Definitely glad to be on solid ground. So ...
... for help finding my hostel. Patrick was so kind, he got his friend to google directions and find out what trains I needed to take to get there - he too was starting out on the same train! I was so glad I didn't have to go alone, I'll admit it's quite intimidating being in a country that doesn't speak English. On the train, Patrick showed me the map of how I was going navigate the underground. I was a little unsure still as the names of ...
Took our personal ferry ride across the Mosel so just a 10 min walk to the bike shop. Fortunately a note had been left about us, as all the bikes were booked. We were also early, so able to try a few bikes before getting the ones that fit best. It was recommended that we cycle along the Mosel, so we did.
What a ride. Charming villages, vinyards ...
... throughout history.
The name "Lore-ley" comes from the German "lureln" (to murmur) and the Celtic word "ley" (rock). A combination of the heavy currents and eddies around the rock gave way to an echo which gave the rock it's name. In 1824, Heinrich Heine wrote: "Die Lorelei", a poem about a siren sitting on a rock combing her golden hair and unwittingly luring sailors to their death! Incidentally, I studied this and other poems ...
Other places to stay in Ingelheim
Binger Strasse 92, Ingelheim | Hotelfrom $122
Stiegelgasse 52, Ingelheim | Hotelfrom $95
Konrad-Adenauer-Strasse 30, Ingelheim | Hotelfrom $103
Gaulsheimer Str. 14, Ingelheim | Hotelfrom $160
Mainzer Strasse 255, Ingelheim | Hotelfrom $121