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Christmas Market in Lübeck

December 9, 2012

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Mum and I took a bus trip to Lübeck, Germany. We’d heard a lot about the Christmas Markets and we weren’t disappointed. The Hanseatic city has UNESCO World Heritage status and it’s a great backdrop to the Christmas lights and markets.

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Day and night there are all sorts of happenings. We watched some fire juggling one evening. Another day we went to a market and enjoyed some cake. Lübeck is famous for its marzipan and of course the cake was dressed in a layer of marzipan and decorated with marzipan angels.

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There are plenty of coffee shops in Lübeck and even dogs are allowed.

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The old city is surrounded by water. On one of our walks we watched a heron sitting on some steps leading down to the canal. Just as I was going to take a picture it noticed me and flew off.

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Looking out over the old town I noticed some windows decorated with puppets. Later on I realized that the building actually housed the Lübeck Museum of Theatre Puppets. So, lots to do and see in Lübeck. I’ll definitely come back!

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