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Wuppertal, Germany - 21st November 2010

By: olgamaus

Hi Mummy,
we finally had great weather today after endless rain.

We took a hiking tour with Katja's friend Erika in Wuppertal, one of the neighbour cities. Katja's own ToyVoyager Nathalie also went with us. She came home from Italy a few days ago.

They have large forests here with valleys, rivers and creeks.

We started our hiking tour on the "Samba-Trasse", a forner railway track, now made to a lane for pedestrians and cyclists.

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We walked along a waste inciniratioin plant.

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Here you can see one of the abandoned train stations.

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Close to the old station I saw allotment gardens.

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We left the Samba-Trasse here and walked into the forest.

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There are lots of route markings. Which is the one we have to follow?

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Although the sun was shining it was rather cold outside.

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In the valley a sewage works is situated. Can you see it through the trees?

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We walked ... and walked ...

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We reached a part of the forest which belongs to an arboretum. Many trees from foreign countries were planted here. Some of them were really looking strange to me. Katja told me that this tree also was one of the foreign trees.

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Those trees on the right side of the next photo are definitely not European trees!

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You can find some artwork in the forest, carved mushrooms for example, or those owls. Katja told me that they were "carved" with a chainsaw.

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Is there anyone allergic to hazel?

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What a lovely blur of colour!

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When we left the forest we reached the district Wuppertal-Cronenberg, one of the oldest districts with an historic old town centre.

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This church was built in 1767 A.D.

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Katja showed me nice old half-timbered houses in narrow alleys.

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We turned back to the forest to walk towards Remscheid. In the distance you can see the city centre of Remscheid on its hill, the two towers belong to the city hall and the water tower.

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After more than four hours walking we returned to the municipal area of Remscheid. My feet were aching really  hard, but I still had to walk to Erika's home to have a coffee.

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Bye
Timothy

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