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Punting

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A day out works wonders – like a mini holiday.

You come back refreshed and relaxed.

I tried it for you to give you experienced advice.

We went for one day and night to Cambridge, the famous University town.

 

Cambridge is a city on the River Cam in eastern England, home to the prestigious University of Cambridge, dating to 1209. University colleges include King’s, famed for its choir and towering Gothic chapel, as well as Trinity, founded by Henry VIII, and St John’s, with its 16th-century Great Gate. University museums have exhibits on archaeology and anthropology, polar exploration, the history of science and zoology.

Walking along the river Cam are many bridges- hence the name Cambridge.

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We came along punters and we signed up for some punting.

 

 

What an amazing experience, what fun!

 

 

 

The Sky was blue,

the weather was hot,

a real mini holiday!

My advice:

Go for a mini holiday,

do something different at the spur of the moment,

enjoy every moment

and have fun.

 

You feel refreshed, relaxed,

ready for the new week!

Corpus Christi – Fronleichnam

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There is a religious catholic holiday in Germany called Fronleichnam

In English it is called Corpus Christi.

I was fortunate to witness it on Thursday, while I visited my mum.

Custom is that people make flower carpets where the procession walks along.

They are made out of leaves, flowers and petals of different colours.

I saw the fresh carpets in the morning, and they were so beautiful.

 

 

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We saw the procession coming from the church.

 

The priest read from the bible and then they

continued to the town center.

 

It was lovely to watch in beautiful sunshine.

A short holiday in Spain

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You all know how I love my palm trees

so we had a short holiday in Spain near Barcelona.

 

We stayed in Calella in Catalonia.

Calella

 

A wonderful beach welcomed us and

just listening to the sound of the waves was so relaxing and calming.

 

 

Calella had wonderful plants,

a lovely church,

a light house

small streets with delightful shops

and amazing houses with cacti growing up… over 2 floors

 

We enjoyed the warmth and the beautiful beach.

and had a relaxing time.

A truly wonderful short holiday!

Holiday time

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In August I went on holiday to different places for short periods.

( Mallorca- Spain and Germany)

In Mallorca the palm trees were my favourite, ( see here)

In Germany the lakes for swimming were super.

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This is the dress I bought in Mallorca.

With Spanish temperatures in Bavaria I could wear it again.

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Here is the proof….. I went into this lake too….

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yes, I did go deeper and swam, it was so refreshing.

What a view of the blue sky …… under the shade of a tree.

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The flowers with all the different vibrant colours always bring a spectacular show.

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I also have learnt how to make the best latte or cappuccino, with frothy milk.

Yummy.

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Goes really well with a slice of Black Forest Gateau.sst

 

Life is good!

Enjoy every moment!

I do!

love life

Danny’s Holidays Part One

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You all know me as the bear who went to Spain last year to meet Manny from California. Well, Manny has run away to China, hope he enjoys it.

I had a lovely holiday here in London with my mum and her sister. I saw many places I have never seen before. I was so lucky and happy  that I could go with them.

First we went to Chislehurst Cave that is where that photo was taken and I didn’t remember.

A man made cave from the Saxons then the Romans extended it for finding flint and the it was used in the 2nd World War for 50 000 people. It was rather cold and so many ways you could easily get lost so we had to follow the guide with the lamp as there was no light.

She did say “every last Thursday of the month they look for lost tourists”, but I didn’t want to stay that long…..

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Then we had a picnic in a park just in time as the heaven opened with lightning and thunder.

We visited Danson House which was a Georgian house and had a Victorian kitchen where I had some fun…. as you can see:

Well I was allowed to go and sit anywhere yay!

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After that my mum went with her visitors to Buckingham Palace. I wasn’t allowed in there…. it was rather posh my mum said and she thoroughly enjoyed it ( specially the cake with the crown) , she brought some pictures back to show us.

Well enough for today…. I hope you enjoyed the little tour as much as I enjoyed all the travels.

Soon more from me!

See you soon!

☼☼☼

Have a wonderful Summer!

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Finally holidays are starting for me.

I wish all my blogging friends a beautiful summer/winter and relaxing vacation.

Even if you don’t go travelling, enjoy a peaceful time wherever you are!

Even if it is on your own branch! 🙂

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I have a couple of outings planned and hope to be able to share it with you during Summer.

Never forget that I hold you all

very dear to my heart.

Sending you many hugs and love

Ute

♥☼♥ xxx ♥☼♥

Summer Impressions

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What a beautiful holiday!

We saw towns,

we relaxed,

we ate wonderful food,

we enjoyed the beauty of nature,

and we were together.

♥☼☼☼☼☼♥

Beautiful flowers :

Great food:

other beauty :

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and me…..

Very relaxing me!

Very relaxing me!

Very happy me!

Very happy me!

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