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... ever steals them?! The playgrounds are just divine- especially in Autumn. All the equipment is wooden and blends in perfectly into the surrounds oak trees. Not like in Australia where everything is bright colours and plastic.
The boys loved the soccer- especially because Hannover won. We enjoyed a lovely dinner of spaghetti bolognese, had a bit of a chat and then went back to our hotel.
It was a lovely day spent with our German ...
... took a walk through a forest which I was a bit nervous about. But Ollie reassured me that there are NO dangerous animals in forests, not like Australia. There are sometimes tiny spiders whose stings are like mosquito bites. It was just beautiful- the Autumn leaves were falling and it felt like we were in a fairytale!
We then visited Wolfsburg by going on the autobahn for the first time where we drove up to 160km/h (there is no speed limit on the autobahn
So it begins..... kids have been super excited for days- jumping up and down, crossing out the last few days of their calender and saying 'I can't believe we are finally going on our world tour!' Yes this moment has been a few years coming and feels very surreal that it is finally here.
We got a nice surprise at Melbourne airport getting into QANTAS club. Kids enjoyed the snacks and magazines. We boarded our first flight and were off at 23:55 to ...
What a great region this Harz region is! I have fallen in love with Germany! All this time it was right next door but it took me 40 years to really discover it. (After already being in love with Berlin but that cannot be compared.)
I'd highly recommend this region, and Quedlinburg, the hikes and the DDR Museum to anyone, young or old (even though most visitors to this region are old, or young couples with kids).
... After a drink at a cafe annex home-turned-restaurant I walked back 3.4km on flat land alongside the foresty ridge. I passed a funny apple plantation on the way, where apparently you could pay money, go into the plantation by car, and then pick apples and fill a whole basket with apples of your choice... or so it seemed from what I saw.
Back in Blankenburg I had hot ...