My Summer Memories
Those days, when I still lived in Germany and went to high-school there, summer was the highlight of the year because it meant 6 weeks of holidays. Most of the time, summer holidays meant one thing: books, books and more books. As a bookworm, I spent the majority of the holiday buried behind a book from morning till evening. Sometimes, I’d forget to eat. Sadly, I missed out on a lot of nature due to reading non-stop and devouring a book per day, but the older I became, the more I tore myself away from reading to go for an occasional walk through the beautiful landscapes surrounding our village.
I was lucky enough to live close to a town with a library, so I never ran out of reading material. Later on, though, it proved really difficult to find English books, and I used the meagre amount of money I had saved (mostly received by my loving grandmother) to buy what I absolutely couldn’t resist.
I have so many fond reading memories connected to summer – and other memories, too. Once every few years, my parents and I managed to travel to Sri Lanka to visit all the relatives from my mother’s side. What a change of tapestry that was, filled with exotic animals, unknown smells, spicy and sweet food, relatives that were almost strangers, a language I could hardly understand, and places to never forget!
Another summer memory that I will treasure for the rest of my life: Visiting my German grandmother and being pampered for a day. She is the one family member from my European side who has deserved my love and dedication. I miss her a lot. May she rest in peace!
Enough rambling about my summer. Here are some photos for a real holiday feel.
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