On hearing that more and more countries were closing their borders to all but their own citizens we realised we needed to get home before it became impossible.
We enjoyed Cologne. It is a city with so many really beautiful buildings and a lovely promenade along the bank of the Rhine River.
As I said in the article, ‘The last few days’, in this, the final article about our first trip overseas, I detail some of what we learned, both helpful and what we could, and should, have done better.
Nadia’s family are really very special people whom we have visited twice since. We would love to have them visit us here in South Africa.