Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Oberhausen SeaLife

On Sunday, my boyfriend and I spent some quality time together in Oberhausen where we visited the SeaLife centre. We bought this year's Ruhr.Topcard which costs 50 Euro but offers a lot of free entrance into several Museums, sights and baths here in the Ruhr Area. This was actually the first time using it with me being sick and some meetings with friends, but we are trying to get some bang for our buck! SeaLife would have cost about 17 Euro per person...

Surprisingly (at least for me) we had to wait about 30 min for the entrance, I didn't think that during Karneval (a German tradition which includes dressing up like Halloween and parades that throw candy) many people would visit other attractions... Stupid me, this was our line:

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We then entered SeaLife and saw plenty of fish, crabs, corals and even otters!

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Paul, the octopus. He predicted soccer results during the last world championship. And he's cute!

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Ombre anemone
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Otters! Under the red light!
I even wore matching makeup for the occasion, inspired by beach and water:

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All in all, the trip was nice, but not worth 17 Euro. We spent about 1 1/2 hours in there and we we not hurrying - the boyfriend hat to take pictures of everything that moved! ^^ Since we omitted the entrance fee with the Ruhr.Topcard it was okay, but otherwise I would be a bit disappointed!

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