Happy New year from Hamburg


we went to Hamburg as a surprise !
the journey takes 13 hours the same as to Prague !
It takes 4 hours to get to the Euro tunnel , It is 800 miles from out house,

I am asleep on Euro tunnel -we used to do this to Prague ,it very early in the morning !

http://www.eurotunnel.com/uk/home/?utm_source=Google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=eurotunnel&utm_campaign=ET_Brand_Terms_Exact

Leo woke up !

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elbe_Tunnel_(1975)

This is our trip though the Elbe tunnel

http://www.lego.com/en-us/Default.aspx

we went to the Lego shop

me and Evie in the lego shop

Looking at a Nativity Scene

 http://www.germany-christmas-market.org.uk/hamburg_christmas_market.php
http://www.germany-christmas-market.org.uk/

we are in the city Hall

a painted car

where we stayed

the underground

http://www.hvv.de/en/
http://www.hvv.de/en/all-you-need-to-know/for-visitors-to-hamburg/
http://www.hamburg-tourism.de/en/search-booking/arrival/public-transport/ 

I am waiting for  a underground train,

http://www.asklepios.com/klinik/default.aspx?name=Asklepios_Klinik_Hamburg_Sankt_Georg

we had to go to the hospital for Evie , this board could tell you where to go in English

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intercity-Express
http://www.bahn.com/i/view/index.shtml
http://www.b-europe.co.uk/Travel/Trains/ICE?gclid=CN6lz_yisq0CFQUOfAoddVV1tg

I went to see the Ice train -Intercity express – ICE

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metronom_Eisenbahngesellschaft
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamburg_Central_Station
http://www.bahnhof.de/site/bahnhoefe/de/nord/hamburg__hbf/hamburg__hbf.html

This is the main station -central station

one of the Christmas decorations

 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Nicholas’_Church,_Hamburg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Nicholas_Church

some of the old buildings near the old docks

a ship we went on -Cap san diago

 http://www.capsandiego.de/
http://www.capsandiego.de/Summary/Information_in_English_History.html

 

 

 

another old ship

we are walking down the street

on one of the buses

a thatched house

on one of the underground trains

 http://plantenunblomen.hamburg.de/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planten_un_Blomen

we went to find a large playground

the television tower

one of the second world war bunkers

a very big hotel above the confernace centre

can you see the train ?

Der größte Kinderspielplatz

I am on the digger

Note from Dad this was 1 C with a high wind chill factor

Evie on the slide

 http://www.spottedbylocals.com/hamburg/the-old-elbe-tunnel/


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elbe_Tunnel_(1911)


http://jalopnik.com/352372/the-old-elbe-river-tunnel


http://www.elevatorbobs-elevator-pics.com/elbe.html

we walked under the river -this is the old tunnel -it takes both cars and people at the same time !

There was a person taking their wedding photos here !

we saw the new year fireworks in Hamburg !

Leo asleep in Belgium, we went through France , Belguim and Netherlands to Germany

we are back in the Euro tunnel !

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