Regis Twinning Association
The Twinning Association trip to Trebbin October 2018 saw a large group from Bognor Regis travel to meet the residents of our twin town in Germany. Some stayed with local families and some in hotels. Visits were made to Berlin and nearby towns, visiting the TV Tower, hiring electric bikes and viewing the Berlin Festival of Lights. Grant Aid funding from the Town Council helped young people from the town to be able to go on the visit. Here are some comments from some of those who were lucky enough to enjoy this trip.
Young “Twinners” report on a Twinning visit to Trebbin in October 2018
My experience In Germany with the twinning association has been amazing. The people from Germany and the twinning association alike have been really kind and helpful and made me feel very welcome.
I have been doing so much throughout the past week, it has made me realise how nice it is to sleep in my own bed again! I have enjoyed all the days I spent in Germany, from going up the fastest elevator in Europe to visiting the sanitoriums in Beelitz- Heilsatten, it has been fantastic.
I also particularly in enjoyed the festival of lights in Berlin. It was really quite a unique experience and I was amazed at how in-depth the colours and the animations were, despite them being projected onto significant buildings, for example on Berlin's magnificent Cathedral.
I am extremely grateful that I got the opportunity to go on this trip and i want to say a massive thank you to my host family for allowing me to stay In their home and becoming my translator and guide for Trebbin and Berlin, the twinning association for organizing and planning the amazing activities we have participated in and also the Bognor Town Council for funding this trip and giving us the chance to engage in activities we may have not had the chance to do before and keep in contact with friends we made from overseas!
So yes, thank you again to everyone who made this trip so special, I am very honoured and humbled that I got chosen to go on this trip! I would encourage anyone my age to join as it was an unforgettable experience and I would do it again if I could! Ausgezeichnet!
Trebbin is a beautiful village, shrouded in history like it’s home country.
It’s thanks to funding from the Bognor Regis Town Council that I got to experience it- beyond what I could have hoped for.
There are no words to express my gratitude for the opportunity; only that this exchange was truly one of a kind.
I found a second home with my host family, and together we explored the incredible city of Berlin.
I also met some crazy, beautiful people who soon turned into close friends- and I hope to see them again in the future.
The Twinning Society gave me a chance to fly- quite literally- so I took it! All the way to Germany and back. Trebbin, you have stolen my heart.
I am delighted to have been able to go on the Trebbin trip it was amazing I met a number of new people and some new friends, as well as doing a number of great activities I enjoyed the tree walk the most out of the activities, I am also very happy I have been given the opportunity to go on such an amazing trip I otherwise would never have been able to experience, I hope I get too see my new friends again and keep in touch with the twinning association for future activities Thank you for this amazing experience. Harry