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Old 25th February 2008, 18:52   #121
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We're walking through the park for a long while. I need the sun, I love the sun.

Walking through the city side.




Then we go to meet family. That when I see the little girl and boy. I fall in love



The little girl is special. Her name is Celia and she is really beautiful.


And then I see the naughty little boy.



The little boy's name is Robin.

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Old 25th February 2008, 19:04   #122
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Default YetiBlog® - 31st December 2007 - HAPPY NEW YEAR!!







There is a mini pizza oven. There is no food in the house. There is a lot of dough and a lot of topping. You want to eat? Take the belan, roll a pizza, bake it and eat it, lol.
This turns out to be amazing fun.

Out come the drinks – they are having caipirinjas with cachasa. Rum makes me sick. But I want to drink something. So I choose Gorbachow Wodka. A decision I will regret in the morning.



The drinks are flowing quite merrily and we’re having a lot of fun.

Now it's KARAOKE TIME!! Sony singstar Playstation Karaoke.
EISEGEKULT BOMMELUNDER, BOMMELUNDER EISEGEKULT!!! This is the only german song I can sing. The English songs are just soppy. I’ll be damned if I sing “All out of love”






It's almost 12. Time for fireworks. We get dressed to step out.










Oh no but the firecrackers have woken little Celia up!






HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!!! It's going to be a great 2008.
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Old 25th February 2008, 20:45   #123
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Beautiful.

Just ... beautiful. The pictures, the narration ... everything.
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woow sam. your travelogues are the best! even your photography skills are really good.
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Old 27th February 2008, 20:12   #125
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The time is 12noon. The year is now 2008!

I wake up with a 'orrible 'eadache and a 'orrible 'heartache. The wodka gives me the headache.
The fact that this is my last 12 noon here hurts me heart.

I try to cancel my flight. It can't be done.

It's my last day. For some reason I am dying to see Robin and Celia again. A few phone calls later, this is arranged.

Soon we're on our way. However the Corsa has so Kindsitze (Child seats) so we pick up the family pajero.

We dress them up and leave in the pajero. The kids are very excited to be with us. Robin and Celia both speak slowly and clearly, no baby babble, but only speak german.

Möchtest du kinderwagen Celia??? Nein! OK





Sam spricht nicht Deutsches. Robin gapes at me in wonder. He's never seen someone that didn't speak German. Celia shrugs and decides she likes me. A lot. A 2 year old does not need language. Much.

The 3 of us are going to go around Bad nauheim. Do nothing.
I can hear stories about Medicinal waters, healing springs and stuff. I want to listen but I'm looking around in wonder and feeling sad that I must leave tomorrow.

Robin!! Robin!! We're running frantically everywhere. He's lost. Little boys are a pain. We find him under something and all other things are forgotten. You've got to love little kids


















Time to sit under the Xmas tree.






We continue roaming in this beautiful little town.
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Default Roaming around in Bad Nauheim

This is where all 3 of them were born and have played her whole life.
Robin and Celia are free and healthy kids. Breathing clean air and playing in the countryside.
Celia does not throw candy wrappers, she places them in her jacket pocket. This is normal for her. Her mum will take care of them at home.
















Sam, saaaam
Hmmm? I can hear Celi call my name. Ja celi? German mumble german mumble, she points to her shoe. I nod and lift her up. Laces are open.



It's time to go up to the restaurant on the hill
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Default YetiBlog® - 1st January 2008 - The restaurant at the top of the hill



Terribly old fashioned. Cake and coffee and a fireplace. So beautiful.









Celia wants to play with my ring. I give it to her and see her joy.


Soon she tires and falls asleep.




Dammit. I have to go tomorrow.
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Ahem, the Sam I knew little about.

great narration sam.
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What do you want to do?

Just walk a bit. What about dinner? Can we eat chinese? Chinese??

Yes, why?
I've never eaten chinese food
. Would you know what to order?

And so we walk through Bad Nauheim.



This is the bath. The special medicinal water that comes from the centre of the earth. The water is warm, the weather is terribly cold.












Fried Rice, stir fried prawns, wontons. Man I've been really tired of bland food. It's been many days. More chilly sauce? Danke Schoen.
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Sam Sir - Your Photography is just amazing. Narration is something which I guess is simply not possible by many.

I truly enjoyed your complete travelogue..Till now..(hope there is more to come)

No doubts about you having a great time as your words say it all!!!
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I think this is the nicest of them all.
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Like said before, the snaps are excellent. What camera are you using sam?
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Beautiful, Awesome, Can't find the right word to describe these snaps & narration.

Sam Sir, you are a fantastic narrator. Reading your tavelogue made me feel like i am living it.
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I'm leaving.

TheOne® packed everything for me last night. Didn't let me do a thing. Shoved schnapps bottles in my shoes and arranged everything in my suitcase.

I take some quick pics of the apartment. The sun is out to say goodbye to me.











We reach frankfurt quickly (it's a 30 minute drive) and we go upstairs. She knows the airport very well, she used to work here.
I check in, thoda excess baggage is sorted in German.

Time for a meal. We eat some burgers at the cafe and soon it's time to go to immigration. I need to stop at the duty free to buy some wine and chocolates and stuff.

My gate is B46. Soon she takes me to the gate. And the floodgates open. I'm holding her, feeling her warm tears flow down my arms.

I look up, look around at others. I see the gate. Uh Oh.
Umm, hello?

I'll be OK, have a safe flight
she says sniffing and jerking inwards like a little girl.
Bye.


uhhh, well.....uhh....

WHAT is it, Sam??

We're at the wrong gate.

Silence. Oh NOO!! She says, half-smiling, between her sobbing. This means I have to cry all over again!!
We laugh loudly & walk a few minutes again. This time I go away quickly.

Immigration is smooth. Efficient. Courteous. German.

I sit aimlessly. Drift through duty free, buy My stuff.
Stare at my 747 megatop.


I'm going home.
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Sam i always make sure i read all of your posts , and i so look forward to read them as its a different kinda joy i cant explain.Your narration and photographs are simply awesome.

Cheers
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