"I can't talk right now... I'm on the remote."
9 February 2016
Karneval - the fifth season is upon us.
Six days of dress ups and the biggest partying in Germany.
First day it was our local karneval commitee's tent for the family day. A nice intro to the crazyness to come! It wasn't planned, so I guess Josh was a little surprised when I turned up dressed like this 2 hours early. He didn't want to come! :(
Are these glasses real?? Hang on...
That evening Kirstie hit the town with the gals for Ladies night.
On Sunday there was a small parade... that went past our house! House party time.
But first, some sort of interesting green schnapps that our neighbour Nicole brought!
Here comes the parade. Karmelle!!
Basically carnivale floats go past and chuck bucketloads of lollies at you... Only if you shout "karmelle" at them (or even if you don't).
Karamele! "This is better than Halloween!"
We would atttact MORE strange looks if we weren't dressed like this.
The aftermath... Oh man I can't have this much chocolate in the house.
That night we pushed on for a parents only outing to a local Karneval party. Locals in the crowd with Australian themes were sought out... Straughnie...!?
8 February 2016
It had rained all day and we were all going stir crazy. Ok thats it everyone in the car lets go to Maastricht for tea!
As we got off the highway we both noticed the backpackers we had stayed at in another lifetime... Guess we have been here before!
Wait for me Joshie!
Some costumed folks wandered by playing something that Josh didn't approve of.
The rain followed us here so we took shelter where we could.
Lew's 'kids' meal would have fed four of us.