Off to the swimming pool?

If you come from Germany or have children here in Germany, you might remember those rare days when the schools declare “hitzefrei” (literally translated as “heat free”) because temperatures climb to an unbearable level (around 27 degrees Celsius). Actually the levels vary from state to state.

The Deutsche Welle has a lovely article explaining the word in more detail.

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Written by Christine Burgmer

25. October 2016