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... candy and flowers ("Kamillo" and "Trushia"), but we also learned the names and a few lyrics of the 3 famous German songs we heard playing all weekend. The songs have now been on repeat on all of our Itunes for the past week... By the end of the parade, we boarded the bus back home with a bag full of candies, chocolates, and flowers.
Although we arrived back to Freiburg to a week full of midterms and deadlines for papers, our carnival weekend made it totally worth it.
Sorry for being so quiet to start our adventure. We have been moving around quite a bit and suffering from a lack of consistent Internet connection (even in our Berlin hotel wifi was work only a small part of the time. Will hopefully be posting more details ...
... Cologne as this is where one of the biggest and most famous parades is held, and we wanted to get there early to find a good spot to stand. We met up with a big group of other assistants and their friends from uni who live in other parts of Germany and England. Everyone looked fantastic in their costumes! We all grabbed coffee - it wasn't even 9am at this point! - and we walked through town along the parade route until we found a good place to watch from. The wait for the ...
... meat about the size of a rugby ball, we struggled round the main art gallery which has a fine collection of Picasso's and Wahol paintings but I am afraid we lowered the tone by doing a Harry Worth with one of the exhibits. If you don't know who Harry Worth is ask you dad (or look at http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=nIPihrhzr- U) I will add the picture of this exploit tomorrow. Tonight we are on the sleeper to ...
... Bank data with no success of course. As usual, the lack of decent data reduction software stymied them. After such heavy discussions, we decided on lunch. Patricia remarked that Friday is junk food day, so we ate Bratwurst. Then Marita came to work and we had a very wonderful reunion. We have always been close friends but had not communicated for a long time. We talked and talked about her now grown children, her ex-husband who died of ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking