Mannheim, the previous homestead to my sister. We parked downtown and headed straight for der Wasserturm or the water tower, which is one of the focal pieces of the bustling town. Jack was thrilled to dip his toes in the reflection pool, and the lush grass was an inviting place to take a load off.
engelhorn. Imagine Dick's meets REI and throw in a lunch counter and cafe, and you have a pretty good idea of what this place offers. The boys each took turns on the kids' climbing wall, but their favorite activity was definitely riding up and down the escalators.
So, as you can see we had a wonderful time on our European vacation. And I know it may seem like we spent all summer in Germany, but in reality it just took me all summer to finish blogging about it all. I hope to fill you in soon on what fun we've been up to since then...you know, like in July and August. Can't believe pre-school starts next week!