Nearly everybody does something to celebrate the New Year. But how many people get to do it on a lake? This was our plan for the night.
It was snowing when we left the apartment:
The flakes were tiny but there were a lot of them coming down!
We already know the walk to the lake very well but it was even clearer tonight because the path had been lined with candles:
We were some of the first people to arrive and so didn't have to queue to buy some warming drinks. These were apple juice which was heated with cinnamon, cloves and aniseed:
There was still plenty of snow as we walked the short distance to the lake:
And there we stood with our hot drinks until, all of a sudden, a fireworks display launched from the middle of the lake!
There were all sorts of fireworks!
There weren't too many people there and soon we all started to walk home. But not before recording a message: