The first month

Trip Start Apr 10, 2007
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Sunday, May 6, 2007

Hello Australia; especially our teachers and friends in Class 2B and Prep A at Wilston State School.

This is our first Kids blog entry. A blog is a space on the computer where we can place information and you can read it. You will hopefully be able to look at some small videos we recorded as well.

We have been away from Australia for one month and we have five more months to go. We spent our first ten days in Istanbul in a country called Turkey which lays half in Asia and half in Europe. The Turkish people love children and we were very popular and saw lots of fascinating things. We then flew to Stuttgart in Germany where we bought our motorhome which has bunk beds for both of us children and from our car seats we can see outside through a huge window while we play on our big table. We went to the Mercedes Benz car museum and the zoo in Stuttgart.

We drove up into the mountains called the Black Forest (called this because there is a large dark canopy). We stayed in a lovely little town called Schiltach (pronounced: shill-tarhhc) where we went to some museums as well as the annual fair. We saw a great big teddy bear floating down the river and it got stuck on some rocks - we videoed it for you. The owner came and got it later in the day. We learnt about water wheels that make energy from the flowing river and also how the people used to float big log rafts down the river to the Rhine.

After this we went to a model train museum with miniature landscapes of places we had been to in the Black Forest. We are now staying in Kehl on the Rhine River in south-west Germany and France is on the other side of the river. We have been able to buy second hand bikes for our holiday and we always stay in great caravan parks with play grounds and lots of places to ride our bikes and play soccer. Today we will drive into Strasbourg, a big city in France and tomorrow we are going to meet up with a family our parents have know for a long time and play with the three boys. Next we will holiday downstream along the Rhine River. We will probably go south to Italy or Spain after that.

We miss you and are thinking of you.

Love from Macayle and Dylan Guerin

(PS. Enjoy your upcoming camping day for 2B.
PSS. Therese - could you please print this off for Prep A.)
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yr2b
yr2b on

Hello for the classroom
Hi Macayle

We got your postcard thank you very much we loved passing it around and reading it.
We miss you very much in the classroom. How are you going? Are you having fun?
We want to know what is the temperature where you are today? what is the range Max and Min. Thanks for the video of the teddy floating down. We laughed it looked funny. We would like to see more pics of the motorhome where you live.
We are sure you are finding lots of new friends. We bet you had lots of fun at the fair. It looked fun in the movie, especially the merrygo round.

prepa
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Hello from Prep A
Hi Dylan,

We really miss you.We read about what you have been doing. It sounds like lots of fun. Mrs Argyris wished she came along too! Last night we had a mother's day celebration at prep. We sang songs, made supper for our Mums, made tablecloths and flowers, painted portraits of our Mum and made presents. It was great.We liked seeing you in the photos.Keep having fun.
From your friends at Prep who really miss you and mrs Argyris and mr Lunnon.xoxoxoxox

gurus
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Our overseas holiday
Dear Mrs Argyris and Mr Lunnon and Prep A,

Thank you for your message. I am pleased you enjoyed our letter and photos and video. We are having a lovely time but missing you all.

yours kindly

Dylan

asepatrick
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Hi Macayle & Dylan
I really liked the travel blog. My favourite photo was seeing the teddy in the river. We had a motorhome like that when we went to New Zealand. Germany looks really beautiful I'd like to go there one day!
I'm missing you a lot.
Can't wait to see you're next travel blog.
Love Ella Patrick xxxooo

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