Vacation memories

12 Jun

It’s hard to believe two weeks ago today I was on my way to the South of France. Vacations always fly by quickly, but it seems the weeks that follow go just as quick. Reality returns with a strong vengeance and gives you a good slap in the face. No worries folks, I’m hanging in there. And I have some great pictures and memories to keep me smiling for a while.

With that being said, let’s do a quick recap. After a delayed flight to Germany, I finally arrived in Düsseldorf, and we were on our way to Sebastian’s hometown of Warendorf to spend the day with his parents. Since Sebastian lives in Berlin, the opposite side of the country, I hardly ever see his family when I visit. In fact, I hadn’t seen his parents in two years (talk about pressure to make a good impression). We had an awesome visit though – from lunch with his Mom to cheering on Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League final with his Dad, it was an awesome (and very full) day.

strawberrycake{strawberry cake in the garden}

garden{Mrs. B’s backyard}

soccergame{BVB fan club of Warendorf}

cookies{Borussia Dortmund themed cookies}

Due to my delayed flight, our time in Germany was shortened, and the next day we were already on our way to spend a week in France. This was my first trip there, and I absolutely loved it. From the architecture to the food to the people, it really was a lovely country. I’ll be spending the next couple weeks recapping the trip, so stay tuned!

Up next: our morning at the Eiffel Tower and lounging on the Champ de Mars.

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2 Responses to “Vacation memories”

  1. Pat Daugherty 06/12/2013 at 1:30 pm #

    I loved your Vacation Memories……

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  2. Uncle Bob 06/13/2013 at 1:03 am #

    Hey, always enjoy your blog. Glad you had a good trip. I was only in Germany 6 months (Uncle Sam’s choice – not mine!), From Dec to July – I remember the spring was really nice. Maybe someday I’ll make it back. It is a little easier when you are younger and have fewer obligations. Really, Really, Really enjoy yourself and keep that Sebastian fella in your life. I really enjoyed him!!! Love Ya

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