Erlangen, GermanySeptember 12, 2022 in Germany ⋅ ⛅ 21 °C
Well, here we are living in Germany just outside Nuremburg.
Things we are learning:
*Recycling rules are intense
*Their "spicy" salsa tastes like Texas bbq sauce
*They are not fans of doing things digitally, which requires lots of paperwork and extra bike rides
*Google translate and deepl are my good friends now
*We are trying to bike everywhere and have no car (by choice)
*A picture of walking home after grocery shopping: Mabel chilling in the bike seat with her feet resting on my seat, a grocery bag on either handle bar, large backpack full and me walking trying to keep the bike upright over a 1km walk - a little bit much (I need to learn to make smaller trips)
* There is a season here called fall where leaves turn gorgeous colors.... Hahaha
* Most houses have total blackout window shutter things that are amazing!
School attendance is quite strict, but they have lots of play time at school. The big girls are attending a German public school. Mabel will start a German kindergarten (Prek) in November. They really enjoy school and are learning to speak German quite quickly. Most kids walk solo to school by the age of six. I am working on feeling ok with this. They could totally do it.
Our neighborhood is quiet and many homes around are built in the 30s. We live near a large forest and can bike so many fun places. Experiencing life from a different angle...Read more
omg I love the little painted turtles
Such a colorful picture . My goodness those are huge leaves.