Travel Blogs from Hannover
... She was smiling and laughing all night. It was a real joy to see her again. What an absolutely lovely home we are staying in here. Miriam is a talented decorator who loves to change things about regularly. They have recently broken through a wall upstairs and made another living/bedroom, which they have given for us to use. It is simply stunning! All of Henry's relatives have been so hospitable. We are truly ...
... originally dividing East and West Germany is still standing. It is quite confronting when you see it in reality. Even the windows of the people in the East had to be bricked up if they faced the west! And then, we were driven to meet with extended family in Schwulper. We had a wonderful lunch - German style with the obligatory schnitzel etc. etc. Attending this celebration was Uncle Hans (Opa's brother) and his wife Hannelore, Lydia (cousin) and Werner ...
It's Autumn in North Germany. The cooler weather and fog is evidence that I may use one of the inherited jackets from Aunty Mia, to venture out with my hosts and experience the family program that awaits me.
A leisurely start to the day – intensive discussions with Lydia over issues of faith. She retreated to watch her favourite Joyce Myers on 'God Channel’ via satellite Dish.
We drove to the house of Uncle Hans ...
08:15 Meet in hotel lobby
08:20 Depart from Novotel
09:15 Welcome at EuroBlech
09:45 Tour TRUMPF EuroBlech stand
13:15 Visit EuroBlech at your own leisure
17:00 Transfer to hotels
18:15 Drive to dinner from Novotel
19:00 Dinner at Landhaus Artischocke ...
On the Sunday I moved bases: from the hotel in Bad Pyrmont, to an apartment for a full week in Quedlinburg, 2 hours drive.
On the way over I stopped in medieval hansa town Hameln for a couple of hours. The famous tale of the rat catcher comes from here, and is exploited to the full.
For only €1 ...