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We left Wurzburg about midday, and it was raining. It was awesome place to see, very historic, but Vlad and Ivan weren't about to walk around sight seeing in 12 degree temperatures while it was raining. So we drove around the city a few times then headed for Rothenburg. We got sucked out of town on an autobahn, and the conditions were horrendous. But eventually Ivan's navigational skills go us back on track. This ...
... shop, Salon Wack!! Got another good dinner recommendation from the hotel. Most things on the menu were some sort of potato, soup, Au gratin, etc. Delicious, but filling! Rick Steve's recommended the Nightwatchman's tour. It's a walking tour of the city, with an historical commentary. We thought we were meeting that tour, but wound up on the Executioner's tour instead. He was entertaining, but nothing great. I decided to stay for the Nightwatchman's tour, but ...
... the shop - lots of very pretty things, but I wasn't tempted by anything there.
Saw houses designed with attics for grain storage in case of a siege. They were prepared to stay "locked in" for two years if necessary. A well brought water up from the river & only the mayor knew where the pipes were as it was important that no-one could disrupt the ...
Note the photo of the town fountain- very common in Germany. A swiveling pipe allows you to interrupt and direct the flow of water from the ever running spigot down the pipe or trough into your bucket.
Back on the boat, ...
... like the
place to be in the solar business!! Of the farms that I did see still growing produce, cabbages and corn are the most popular crops.
Anyway, after our bus tour we bought a new suitcase (ours got wrecked in disembarkation),
picked up our car and headed to Rothenburg ob der Tauber a medieval hilltop town in Bavaria. It dates back to 1100 and is one of the most well preserved old towns in Europe. Pete ...
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