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So we left our
campsite at Wolfsburg following a bit of a rainy night, (I need to
make a fix for the leak above my head when asleep, if only I could
work out where it is coming from – Thats a joy of classic car
ownership I guess!) around 10:30 and decided to make a middle
overnight stop between Wolfsburg and Berlin, our next big city stop.
We had found
Technically, we could have slept in today. However, we woke up fairly early. We had a leisurely morning. Horst, Jutta, Mom and I went into Brandenburg this morning and Jutta went with Mom to get her hair done while Horst and I wandered around the city center. After that, the four of us went for lunch at Beetzterrase Restaurant which overlooked the Beetz Lake. We had ...
After another late night, I managed to sleep in a bit longer today. It was a nice, sunny day in Lodz. We discovered the proper way to pronounce this city is "woodge". We had a great breakfast at the hotel and checked out late morning. We visited St. Matthews Evangelical Church which is the only Lutheran church in Lodz. It was built between 1909 and 1928, so it's quite possible that Mom attended this church. It's not in use at the ...
We finally arrived in Berlin (after another one-hour flight) at 9:00 AM Tuesday morning (1:00 AM Edmonton time). My mom did remarkably well on all the flights ... she had no issues whatsoever, but she was very glad to finally arrive at our destination and be on the ground. Amazingly enough, all our luggage arrived. Yes, I once again have the heaviest luggage, ...
... We enjoyed a thurenwurst (a special local made sausage) in a mit (or bun) with authentic mustard and ein bier to wash it down. Between the cobblestone streets, crowded town center, authentic food being cooked in the open so the smells linger, tightly packed houses with merchants on ever corner, and vast gothic church steeples towering overhead, we felt as if we were living back in the time of Martin Luther!