This week we are in Germany as guests of our friends Tim and Tracy. Tis is a welcome break in the hecticness which is May in Norway.
We are in the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern area, which is very reminiscent of the Norfolk Broads, a flat / rolling landscape with many lakes, interconnected by rivers. It’s not quite as open because of the forests, and obviously the architecture is quite different. But still . . .
We have enjoyed a day in the old administrative centre, Neustrelitz. Ice cream in the town square (which is a circle with radiating streets), the main church (very large, a little unloved and cold, with a nice organ we didn’t play), buildings in a variety of architectural styles, and an odd advert for a theatre company: