After returning from a three-week adventure in Europe, our hostess sent me an email with the following German proverb:
“Came as a stranger and left as a friend.”
It couldn’t have expressed my feelings better.
When our travel plan to Germany and Holland was hatched, it was somewhat decided on a whim. My husband decided to circumnavigate Vancouver Island over a period of 4 weeks with three other sailors. The minute my friend (and sister-in-law) heard this, she pounced. She had a strong yen to return to Germany where she still had a best friend living. My sister-in-law had lived there in another life, back in the 70’s. She asked me at the right time (I had declined the year … Read the rest