Renaissance Bochum Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bochum
The reason that I was in Duisburg is because Tante Emilie died on Monday and the funeral or Beerdigung was on Thursday. I had met Tante Emilie in August when I came up to visit and it was a shock to hear that she died. Rainer suggested that I come up as an Australian representative so that is what I did!
We woke up to have breakfast and then a few people came around, while I got ready. We all drove to the local cemetary where the chapel had been ...
... use the English "**** off *****" in class, which we would have been sent to see the headteacher for, but as the teacher didn’t say anything, I decided to ignore it for the time being as I didn’t want to be the big bad wolf on my first day!
Friday evening Oliver had a meeting to go to in Düsseldorf, so offered me a lift there and back if I wanted to meet any of my new friends. I arrived early and spent a couple of hours browsing the area by the Rhein, and then ...
... who had been on my flight, and found out they were visiting just for the day to watch a concert! It's crazy that Germany is so accessible, which made me feel infinitely better about moving away from my family!
Oliver arrived at around 12.30pm and we drove to his home in Altena, about half an hour away from Dortmund. He introduced me to his family - his wife, Kati, and his sons Moritz and Felix - and we ate spaghetti bolognese for lunch. After lunch I tried my first ever coffee ...
After one last breakfast and early lunch on the Rambuttri road, we collected our luggage and used taxi and skytrain to get back to the airport. After checkin and some duty free shopping to use up our last Bhat, we were on our way to Abu-Dhabi again. The two flights and and the short stay in between were mostly spent relaxing and sleeping, we finally landed in Düsseldorf again and returned home early on Saturday morning.
Keeping to the letter of the excellent plans on our busy days out was difficult and the day we went to the train museum in Bochum with the girls and the kids was no exception.It was up, ready and out to meet Jenny and her children. Once we found the place as the street numbers were a little (actually, a LOT) misleading it was another great day ...
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