Our Five Weeks Holiday in 2010

27 Apr

From Sydney we did fly with Malaysian Airline to Kuala Lumpur. Our connecting flight was with KLM to Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam. From there we had another connecting flight with KLM to Tegel Airport in Berlin.

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Gaby, Caroline and Matthew had come to Sydney Airport to farewell us.

Caroline took this photo.

Caroline took this photo.

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Peter took a few photos in Kuala Lumpur at the airport.

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We enjoyed the Tropical Garden in the midst of Kuala Lumpur Airport.

We enjoyed the Tropical Garden in the midst of Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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When we arrived at Tegel Airport there were Daniel, Ilse and Ingrid waiting for us.

When we arrived at Tegel Airport there were Daniel, Ilse and Ingrid waiting for us.

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They took us first of all to Scharnweber Strasse, where Ilse lives. It was Spargel (Asparagus) time in Berlin. Ilse served us a sumptuous Spargel lunch. Soon after lunch, Ilse’s son Daniel drove us to our holiday unit in Bastian Strasse. We stayed in this unit for fifteen nights. On the morning of Tuesday, the 15th of June we were picked up by Peter Uwe, my brother, and his partner Astrid. They took us to their home in Neu Canow in Mecklenburg Vorpommern where we stayed for nine nights. On Thursday, 24th of June, they drove us back to Berlin. Peter’s sister Ilse accommodated us for the rest of our stay in Berlin

On Friday, 2nd of July, Klaudia, my brother’s ex-wife, drove us to Tegel Airport for our departure back to Australia. Several family members farewelled us at Tegel Airport.

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For Saturday, the 26th of June, our last Saturday before our departure, Ilse had organised a family meeting. One cousin came from England, another one with his daughter came from Frankfurt and Peter’s sister Eva came with husband Harald from Windischgarsten in Austria. And of course Ilse’s sons and family, who live in Berlin came also as well as Eva’s daughter and granddaughter. Ilse’s partner Finn made a great video of the occasion. A copy of it he sent to us to Australia. There were also some photos taken of this family gathering. I show some of them here:

We met at this restaurant in Scharnweber Strasse.

We met at this restaurant in Scharnweber Strasse.

Peter with his sister Eva who came from Austria.

Peter with his sister Eva who came from Austria.

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Ilse und Finn

Ilse und Finn

Ilse and Finn invited us for another farewell meal at the same restaurant a few days later.

Here Ilse talks to Daniel, the manager of the restaurant.

Here Ilse talks to Daniel, the manager of the restaurant.

Finn took this photo.

Finn took this photo.

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5 Responses to “Our Five Weeks Holiday in 2010”

  1. berlioz1935 April 27, 2015 at 7:57 pm #

    We had a really good time. In the beginng it was cold, but then it turned into a proper spring. Spring is really the best time in Berlin.

    • auntyuta April 27, 2015 at 10:30 pm #

      I do remember, Berlioz, that the last few days when we stayed at Ilse’s apartment, turned out to be very hot. That meant towards the end of June summer had arrived in Berlin! 🙂

  2. Robert M. Weiss April 29, 2015 at 9:18 am #

    Looks like it was a fun trip, Uta. There was much to see and family to share it with.

    • auntyuta April 29, 2015 at 10:27 am #

      This was five years ago, Robert. We did go on another overseas trip in September 2012. This was a much longer trip. I really do not like to stay away from home for this length of time. It was a trip that lasted for 2 1/2 months. Really too long for me. Our family plans another trip for next year. Our children and grandchildren want to go on a rather short trip, which I would also like to do. However Peter talks about wanting to stay for over two months again. I hope I can talk him out of it. I would say six weeks is my limit.

  3. auntyuta July 23, 2015 at 8:47 pm #

    Reblogged this on auntyuta.

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