Good Bye to Gelsenkirchen and Hello to Willich!

June 6, 2012 at 1:53 pm 4 comments

On Sunday I said good bye to my wonderful host in Gelsenkirchen- The Gill Family (Thomas and Suzanna)- they showed me a really great time and I thank them for there generosity and amazing hospitality. Gelsenkirchen was a good experience and I met alot of kind, fun and thoughtful people and never did I think I would go down in to a working coal mine!
Sunday afternoon I arrived in Willich and met my hosts for this week the Ormanns- Katya and Walter, they too have exceeded my expectations and I am enjoying getting to know them. The last 3 days have been vocational days. The first day I spent with Dr Muller in Willich who owns a small animal practice similar to where I work and he was really busy! The second day I was with small animal vet Dr Johannes in Kaarst- he was doing surgeries while I was there so we compared techniques and shared ideas. Today I spent with Dr Kruger a small animal dental specialist- I observed dental referral cases and we discussed some questions that I have always want to ask a specialist. The vocational program has been exceptional all 3 days.
On Tuesday Katya took me to visit water castles Rheydt and Dyck- it was a great afternoon wondering the castles and gardens. The castles were very impressive and Im glad I got to see them!
I am including pictures below from both Gelsenkirchen and Willich
-Andrea

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4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. billrobson1  |  June 6, 2012 at 8:31 pm

    Nice puppy!

    Reply
  • 2. Bonnie  |  June 7, 2012 at 3:33 pm

    Was that a choc. lab you cuddled? Keep up the posts. We love hearing about your experiences. You look great by the way!

    Reply
  • 3. Jonathan Ventura  |  June 11, 2012 at 8:36 am

    Looks like you guys are having a great time! The photo’s are great!

    Reply
  • 4. Suz  |  June 14, 2012 at 9:07 am

    Such fun! I am re-living Germany thru this great blog!

    Reply

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