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... before deciding it was time to head for our overnight destination of Celle near Hanover.
We arrived after 8 hours on the road, having covered around 550 kms - over 400 of them on motorways.
We are staying at a small B&B in a quiet side street and went out and found dinner in an Italian restaurant - in northern Germany.
And that's another day ticked off. Apologies for the puns and my first reference to ...
Dave got up earlier in the morning than Ann and Melody, that is normal. the plan for today is to rent a car, go shopping and relax; no real sight seeing. First thing in the morning with Benta's help Dave rented a car on line from Europcar. We will be picking it up at the train station at five this evening.
After a leisurely breakfast and morning we went by train to Hanover. The plan is to shop ...
... The town hall with a viewing dome.
Arriving at Hanover we parked by a lake called the Maschsee that was hand dug under a program to stop unemployment by Hitler's government. It is about 3 km long and .5 km wide. it was quite a feat to hand dig this amazing lake; but by its completion 1,650 people had been involved to excavate roughly 780,000 square meters of earth to create the lake ...
... that long. They were not told that our plane was delayed so he just waited. It turns out that our plane had mechanical problems.
We then drive to Sehnde, the village that Martin and Benta live in, where we will be staying for the next few days. Benta has made us some tuna melts so we eat a bit and the go to bed. We have basically been up for 36 hours; about 30 of which have been in airports or planes.
I has been a long day
... did make sure they viewed the exhibits first before deciding if it was appropriate for a 10 and 12 year old to see and this is something we recommend you do if visiting with pre-teen children, as some of the content can be quite disturbing.
Bergen Belsen was originally used as a prisoner of war camp. however in 1943 it came under the control of the SS and was transformed into a concentration camp where over 50,000 people died. When allies ...