Something old, something creative, something colourful, something small and something sweet …
My second trip to, in my perspective, one of the most beautiful cities in Germany, Hamburg, took place at the beginning of 2014. During this time I was not only visiting my best friend, but decided to let myself be accompanied by the coolest roommate on earth…. so I was surrounded and “entertained” by two of my favorite human beings on this planet.
Since I have already seen nearly all of the characteristic sightseeing spots that Hamburg offers, we decided to take it this time slow and enjoy our stay in a more casual way. Oh, that even rimes, nice job! 🙂
During our first evening/night we had tickets for the new theatrical performance called “Die Reifeprüfung” – The Graduate in the “Altonaer Theater”, which turned out to be a quite nice play. The novel of the same name was written by Charles Webb. It’s about a young man, that freshly graduated but unfortunately has no well-defined aim in his life. Sooner or later he is being seduced by an older woman (today’s generation would call that woman a MILF – further explanation is hopefully not needed). He then proceeds to fall in love with her unusual, a bit odd daughter.
Let these following pictures give you an impression of what we’ve seen on our second day in Hamburg…
The Miniatur Wunderland has the largest model railway in the world and is not only for railway-geeks “a must see” in Hamburg. It accomodates various areas, whether real such as Southern Germany and Switzerland or fictitious like the airport “Knuffingen” and spreads over three levels. A quite fast way to travel all around the world: it took us only 2 hours to travel from Bavaria, pass Nothern Germany, over the United States of America and to finally arrive in Sweden.
Later that evening we headed to the quarter “Schanze”, where we enjoyed a latenight Cocktail.
On our last day in Hamburg we had something sweet …
The smallest candyshop, but at the same time the place where the most sofisticated handmade candies become reality, I have ever seen in my life!!! They have a ton of different flavours, colours and you can also see step by step watch how they make the candies, while you put your own mixture together. My favourite flavour were: Hamburger Hafenboonsche Steuerbord/Backbord, watermelon and cola. If you do not have the chance to visit the shop in Hamburg, they also have an online shop. (Ps: I am not quite sure if they ship internationaly).
Here is the link: Bonscheladen
All in all it was a wonderful weekend!