Don't be scared to fly alone - find a path that is your own by annika82

Don't be scared to fly alone - find a path that is your own

Today is THE German Bank Holiday. 24 yrs ago the wall between the GDR and the rest of Germany came down and a country that should have never been parted was united again. I can't believe that it's 24 yrs ago I can still remember the day when it happened even though I was barely 8 yrs old.

We did a trip to our local glider and microlite airport. We watched some of the gliderst ake off which was pretty impressive.
For our 10 yr anniversary Mario got me an airplane ride with a microlite plane *w00t w00t* and we spoke to a pilor on the field who will potentially fly with me in the next few days depending on the weather. Oooh so excited!!!
Klingt cool :) Frohen Tag der deutschen Einheit (sagt man das?)
October 3rd, 2014  
@justaspark Danke, dir auch :D keine Ahnung aber let's Party ;)
October 3rd, 2014  
Fantastic shot, love your title, fav
Look forward to seeing your photo's from YOUR flight in the near future !
October 3rd, 2014  
Super picture - great fun I should think! I was living in Germany at the time the wall 'came down' - recall it so clearly and we drove into East Germany just a few days later! I stood between the walls looking north and south ... amazing!
October 3rd, 2014  
Wow! I totally forgot about that. I remember that day well. In fact, We still have the German flag given to us on that day by a reveler in downtown Aschaffenburg, where we were stationed at the time. It was quite amazing to get to witness history in the making. Especially neat for my husband, since his father was in Germany in the 50s when they got their statehood back. Awesome picture!
October 3rd, 2014  
very nice
October 3rd, 2014  
Amazing shot. Wonderful title. FAV
October 3rd, 2014  
Feels so peaceful! Lovely scene!
October 3rd, 2014  
Wonderful shot! Fav.
October 3rd, 2014  
Great capture!!
October 4th, 2014  
Awesome capture, Annika, and have fun! I remember the day well, and it doesn't seem like 24 years.
October 4th, 2014  
Magnificent capture of the glider and the peaceful looking town in the background!
October 4th, 2014  
@dizzyd thank you Helen, I wanted to fly today as the weather is marvellous. However it did not correspond with their schedule so it might take some more time :(
October 4th, 2014  
@helly31 it really is amazing to have witnessed something epic like that, isnt it?
October 4th, 2014  
@homeschoolmom oh i can imagine the vibe must have been amazing by the time back then. I was only 8 and felt something big is Happening and I remember clearly how the weeks after the wall came down all those Eastern German People came over to just "have a look" at what it's like over here .... and you could easily spot them cos they had always Grey / Brown / Black clothes when everything here was all colourful. That is my most fond Memory of it lol
October 4th, 2014  
@juliac thank you Julia
October 4th, 2014  
@mpratt many many thanks Mark
October 4th, 2014  
@kwind thank you so much
October 4th, 2014  
@fjmom yay thank you for the fav :)
October 4th, 2014  
@emiko thanks a lot Emiko
October 4th, 2014  
@bigugly I think it's so exciting like what you guys thought of that day or how you remember it from "the outisde" of the Country
October 4th, 2014  
@cjphoto thanks so much Chris
October 4th, 2014  
Super - fav
October 5th, 2014  
@linc many many thanks Cheri
October 6th, 2014  
The world can be so complicated at times. War is senseless, I think. Lovely image. Hope you get your ride soon.
October 6th, 2014  
@lynnilou I agree :) thank you Lyn
October 7th, 2014  
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