Though we’ve been planning on this move for awhile now, I was sworn to secrecy until everything was official. And as of yesterday everything is now 100% official. We are leaving Heidelberg and heading to the boonies of Germany. Really. Our new house is not even in a city, or a town. We are going to be living in a village. In the country. Surrounded by trees. For the next 3 years. And I can not wait! You know my recent blog posts about interior design? Yeah, that’s because I’m ready to start new and fresh and make a cozy little home for the rest of our stay in Germany.
Though I’m super excited about our new adventure, I’m also sad. I’ve made some amazing friendships here and I will miss those people so much. We aren’t going to be too far, but far enough that we can’t hang out on a regular basis. I will also really, really, really miss Heidelberg. It truely is one of the most perfect places to live. There are four very distinct seasons. No crazy 60 degrees today and 15 degrees and snowing the next day (bipolar Colorado weather). It’s very diverse and rich with history and culture. There is a good selection of international cuisine (turkish, thai, indian). The people are very friendly and most are patient with us english speakers.
My favorite place in Heidelberg? The hauptstrasse.
and quaint little shops and restaurants
And of course the Heidelberg Schloss (castle) in the backdrop
The city is located right along the Rhine Neckar river and there is just something about water that makes a place so much more lively and happy.
Going through all my pictures of our life in Heidelberg makes me feel so incredibly blessed and grateful for this experience. Some of the best memories of my life have happened in Heidelberg, including the birth of Baby Wright. I’m actually a lot more sad than I realized to be leaving this incredible city. But it is better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all. And I loved Heidelberg dearly.