Travel Blogs from Hirschberg
Wodka - vodka
Rhein – Rhine River
Mamas Katze – Mama's cat (possessive apostrophe)
„Das ist blöd." - "This is stupid." (quotation marks)
1,000.00 Euros = 1.000,00€ (currency symbols and punctuation reversed)
zur (zu der) Arbeit - to the workplace (no apostrophe)
... the Menschenmenge was a little off putting.
On Sunday we headed over to Matt and Karin's house for a cuppa and biccies. Matt and I left the women in the kitchen and walked over to Schwetzingen to check out the Weihnachtsmarkt there. To be honest I was a little disappointed because last year the Coca Cola Truck was there and there was an ice skating rink with a bar. I guess visiting a Christmas market during the ...
The temperature is 28 degrees and snow showers. Heidelberg has 150,000 inhabitants. There are 6 universities. Students don't pay to go to university. Anybody can attend but must speak German. Heidelberg was not destroyed in war. The weather was bad so surrounding towns were bombed. Heidelberg is the largest German town. Approx 500 people lived in castle. The dancing hall is where everyone gathered and partied with their powdered wigs and lice. Today most ...
... quite well decorated and one even has a large animatronic moose head, which sings Christmas carols. Around the Paradeplatz, there are a lot of children's fairytale themed things as well.
To finish off the day, there was a little Christmas carolling in Edingen at the Marktplatz, with a brass band, although my German singing leaves a lot to be desired!
... obviously changes. Previously it had indicated that Friday, Saturday and Sunday would be similar to yesterday’s beautiful weather. However when we left around noon to take the train to Mannheim we left Neustadt in some rather foggy weather and with a decidedly cooler temperature. Upon leaving the Hauptbahnhof in Mannheim we walked across the street to the Tourist Information office but it was also closed due to the holiday. I went to a hotel that was nearby to ...