I woke up to another warm and Sunny day in Germany. I had a long drive ahead of me so didn’t want to hang around too much.
The TV weather forecast last night showed temperatures in the East of the country to 34 – but also issued a severe weather warning for heavy rain and thunderstorms, for a large part of the country.
The Autobahns of the old East Germany are great to drive on: No traffic, with plenty of opportunity to go fast.
Today I went on a day trip with Renate, Uwe and Richard. We went as far North in Germany as you can go.
Tønder (German: Tondern) is a town in Southern Denmark. On a quiet Sunday afternoon we had a walk around the town, popular with German tourists.
We drove up to the Nolde Museum, located near Seebüll.
Over the weekend I can enjoy not having to do any driving. A well earned rest. I’m in shorts again today as the temperature climbs to 30 degrees. No wind, no clouds. Too hot when it’s like this!
Heute Morgen habe ich ein Führung durch den VW-Fabrik gemacht. Heute Nachmittag bin ich nach Itzehoe gefahren.
For the first time I had to drive in the ‘Rettungsgasse’ (Emergency Lane) formation. This means cars on the left hand side get as far over to the left as possible – cars on the right get as far over… Continue Reading
My first full day in Germany started with the realisation that I am more than half way to Itzehoe. Approx 500 miles down – just over 400 to go.