6 February 2009

Germany, the Princess and Pumpkin Soup


Near Schwalheim.

Near Schwalheim.

Spooky trucks in Bad Nauheim Bahnhof. The first time we saw them it was dark and windy and we didn't enjoy the sight very much.

Haus in Bad Nauheim. (Really? What! Something must have rubbed off from the Germans...)

Chimney near houses in Bad Nauheim. xD

I picked out a pretty one for the picture, but all the houses are like that. Apparently, though, they're not worth much once you're inside.

These baths were built for a princess with health problems. I can imagine the scene:
-Time for your bath, dearie!
-No! No and no! I don't want to have a bath!
-Now, don't be difficult or you won't get any chocolates.
-I don't want to have a bath! I won't! I WON'T!

So she runs around the place, just a bit faster than the Queen and the King, who are getting a bit old for this sort of thing...

"I'll run away through the hole of Never Again and Iwon't EVER come back!"

(Pretty place to run around in, if you ask me... Even if you are too old for that sort of thing.)

I bet the tired parents eventually get sick of the scene and chuck Her Highness in...

"Pumpkin Soup.
The best you ever tasted!
Made by the Cat who slices up the pumpkin.
Made by the Squirrel who stirs in the water.
Made by the Duck who scoops up the salt, and tips in just enough."

More where they came from.


Anonymous said...

Jajajaja, I love the naughty princess sotry! Se t'en va la olla! :D:D
I lo de la carabassa... jejeje, nucli de sintagma carabassal? La carabassa! xD
Sisterrrrrrr t'estimo! :D

LSEP said...

Se te'n va la carabassa... vull dir, la castanya!

coffeerama said...

wow those are amazing pics. old architecture inevitably has a classy look to it

Steve Ballmer said...

I like your blog!
Keep it up!

Anonymous said...

Jeje, molt divertit lo de la princesa. Les fotos son molt maques, pero estic tan cansada de veure aquells llocs tota la setmana que no las puc apreciar tant com les altres que fas, disculpam. Bueno, lo que si es segur es que es veu tot mes maco desde el teu punt de vista xD.

wolynski said...

Beautiful blog - looks like Disneyland

wheatgerm said...

Pumpkin soup sounds like it tatses good

Anonymous said...

je ne vois pas des gens

I'ts Cosmic Rock... said...

Hello! I know what you mean with the trains....I have the same feeling when I see some like these...It sends shivers down my spine!

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Arcadia said...

The pictures you took are really great.I was wondering if you have the recipe for the pumpkin soup.I never taste it and when it comes experience something new,I am open.
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LSEP said...

I am afraid I don't have a recipe for pumpkin soup. The quote is from a great children's book by Helen Cooper, Pumpkin Soup.

Vinita said...

Beautiful pictures. Did enjoy viewing all of them

coffee said...

love the scenery; makes me want to travel more

Anonymous said...

My grandma used to take spa baths there every year, as prescribed by her doctor.

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