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TripAdvisor Reviews Pension Helvetia Bad Elster
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... Had a typically German meal with beer of course.
Spent the next morning slowly meandering through the old town and stopping for schneeballe (sweet pastry balls) and bratwurst rolls. I got totally carried away taking photos!
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... painted houses - the boys kept singing the Welcome to Duloc song off Shrek as that's what the town looks like. We had a look round the shops and of course had to buy some Christmas decorations from the original german Christmas Shop. Again had lots of tasty german food, walked in the park and along the city walls. Final stop Belgium ...
... we did eat at a little cafe - Roma Pizza that was recommended in the Rick Steves travel guide. The food was excellent from the tomato cream soup to the salad to the tortellinni to the pizza. Pizza with spicy pepperoni and Gorgonzola cheese. And, if it's possible, the prices were just as impressive. You gotta eat here!!
We returned to Speyer by 6:00 after setting up a train trip to Cologne tomorrow.
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... town was rich in agriculture which made it an economic factor in the region. However, the Thirty Years' War took its toll. The town was hurt by armies who passed by, the plague, and they were captured several times by the military. The reason this town remains a medieval walled city was due to the fact they were too poor to modernize. Today it is a tourist attraction for their ...
... 2 subway trains to take us to the Paris train station, however, one stop was closed so we had to make 3 subway stops. We knew we were cutting it close as our train left at 9:06. We were doing well and waiting to catch the last subway which was only one stop away when an announcement was made. Of course it was in French so not sure ...