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Remembrance Day In Deutschland

You learn something new everyday and today I learned that while the commonwealth, USA and probably other parts of the world are silent at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month Germans are shouting “WOOOO !” in Kölln and having a big party, as this time / date marks the beginning of carnival.

Some people in my office earlier today were dressed in fancy dress to mark the occasion. See the above Flamingo!

My cousin asked if I got a poppy, um, this Germany, they’re never heard of Remembrance Day I answered.

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