All posts by Leona Wilke

Paris!

Our first view of the Eifel!

Our first view of the Eifel!

 

Champagne breakfast at the Eifel Tower

Champagne breakfast at the Eifel Tower

Monsters in Paris!

Monsters in Paris!

Perspective...

Perspective…

Beautiful!

Beautiful!

Roof of interesting restaurant in Marais

Roof of interesting restaurant in Marais

Early morning in Paris

Early morning in Paris

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Visit to Holland

 

Due to trains being overbooked and EURail passes only being allocated a limited number of seats, our return from Germany was via Brussels. Being this close to Holland we had to drop on to visit a good friend!

Dinner with Jan Grobler in Den Haag

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Annabellé admiring afternoon Tea at Maliepark (I think)

Annabellé admiring afternoon tea at Maliepark (I think)

And Jan misses the big Swim.....

And Jan misses the big Swim…..

Boat cruise in Amsterdam

Boat cruise in Amsterdam

Red light district, Amsterdam

Red light district, Amsterdam

The best Grappa thus far on the trip - in Amsterdam!

The best Grappa thus far on the trip – in Amsterdam!

Our visit to Germany

Walking through a wood in Hanover with Bettina Blumenberg

Walking through a wood in Hanover with Bettina Blumenberg

Taking a stroll in Dodenau with the Geldbach family

Hanover

Hanover

Dinner with Uncle Peter Blumenberg in Hanover

Dinner with Uncle Peter Blumenberg in Hanover

 

Annabelle, Pieter and Martin Luther

Annabelle, Pieter and Martin Luther

 

Hanover

Hanover – Church left as monument after aerial bombardment in 1943.

 

Panzer museum, Munster

Panzer museum, Munster (Andries reunited with a Centurion first time  in 23 years).

 

Annabelle at the Berlin Wall, Panzer museum, Munster

Annabelle at the Berlin Wall, Panzer museum, Munster

 

 

Taking a stroll in Dodenau with the Geldbach family

Taking a stroll in Dodenau with the Geldbach family

Annabelle feeding the hirch in Dodenau

Annabelle feeding the hirch in Dodenau

Annabelle and Marsella loving the doggies in Dodenau.

Annabelle and Marsella loving the doggies in Dodenau.

Pieter in love

Pieter in love

Geldbach family, Dodenau

Geldbach family, Dodenau

On the way to the castle, Marburg.

On the way to the castle, Marburg.

Marburg

Marburg

The four cousins!

The four cousins!

Heilige George and his mother in law....

Heilige George and his mother in law….

Fete de Causses et Veyran

Dressed according to theme, ready for action!

Dressed according to theme, ready for action!

Pieter and Annabelle enjoying the band

Pieter and Annabelle enjoying the band

And off we go!

And off we go!

Dancing down the street!

Dancing down the street!

Speech by the mayor

Speech by the mayor

The key of the town gets thrown to the youth!

The key of the town gets thrown to the youth!

Yeah! Got it!

Yeah! Got it!

Let the party start!

Let the party start!

Greta evening, great fun!

Great evening, great fun!

Eating, drinking, fun.

Eating, drinking, fun.

Music and dancing

Music and dancing

The second day, earring mussels and chips

The second day, eating mussels and chips

The mussels chef!

The mussels chef!

Dancing the night away!

Dancing the night away!

Photo of the week!

And a very full week, including the local parents’ association sports day and Mommy leaving after spending 2 months in France!

At the town's barbecue

At the town’s barbecue

Bedtime? Can't be! The sun is still shining!

Bedtime? Can’t be! The sun is still shining!

Farewell drinks with Mommy before her return to South Africa

Farewell drinks with Mommy before her return to South Africa

 

Mmmmmmmmm skaap tjops!!!!!

Mmmmmmmmm skaap tjops!!!!!

 

Pizza dough getting ready...

Pizza dough getting ready…

Mmmmm chocolate brownies!

Mmmmm chocolate brownies!

Eating my crisps around the corner - so I don't need to share this packet too!

Eating my crisps around the corner – so I don’t need to share this packet too!