Travel Blogs from Baden-Baden, Germany

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Rain, rain go away, Tubingen, Germany travel blog

Rain, rain go away

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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Till had dragged out all his maps and books about the local area and armed me with dozens of places to go and explore. Our first stop was Rottenburg (not to be confused with Rothenburg) for coffee. I had acquired a book - a very good murder mystery and ...

Too much adrenalin, Rust, Germany travel blog

Too much adrenalin

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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We had made arrangements to meet my uncle in a town near Freiburg. The weather was still drizzly so we headed off early to give us plenty of time to get there. About ten minutes into the journey I realised it was Wednesday, not Thursday. We would be a ...

Cuckoo Clock & Black Forest Cake, Todtmoos, Germany travel blog

Cuckoo Clock & Black Forest Cake

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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I love the Black Forest exclusively for its Black Forest Cake which you need to sample in various villages at least twice a day...it must be the best cake ever and the Kirsch-schnaps might even get you a little tipsy :) Besides, it's crazy touristy and ...

Into the South of Deutschland, Heidelberg, Germany travel blog

Into the South of Deutschland

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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Into the South of Germany we wanted to show the American parents-in-law that there is more to Germany than sausages and Lederhosen... Weinheim is a beautiful town with a typical old-town and the German Fachwerk-Houses, but Heidelberg tops it off...though ...

Plans go astray, Stuttgart, Germany travel blog

Plans go astray

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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As there was a world cup game playing in Stuttgart we decided to avoid going into the city and choose to explore Ludwigsberg instead. Breda dug out all her brochures and we planned a day of sightseeing. I went off to have a quick shower and lay down for ...

Australia vs Lichtenstein - Warm up match, Ulm, Germany travel blog

Australia vs Lichtenstein - Warm up match

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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... that we searched in vain for any Aussie Socceroo shirts, and soon realised that if you believe the shops here there are only in fact Germany and Brazil playing in the World Cup. We bought the cheapest ball we could find so that we could have a kick, and ...

The Romantic Road - part VI, Fussen, Germany travel blog

The Romantic Road - part VI

A travel blog entry by zento

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... things medieval and so a Gothic Revival trend in art, literature and architecture had flourished around this time particularly in Germany and England.  In London it was under the patronage of Sir Horace Walpole with buildings like Strawberry Hill, and ...

Another pretty town, Tubingen, Germany travel blog

Another pretty town

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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Again we had been invited to stay with a Hospitality Club family, this time a doctor, his wife and two children. They would not be home from work until 6pm and as it was just a 30km drive from Stuttgart we spent the day exploring Tubingen. It is a ...

Ain't family great, Oberrotweil, Germany travel blog

Ain't family great

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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We reluctantly departed in the morning and drove through Freiburg to meet my uncle Helmut. I had no idea what to expect, only that he spoke very little English and that the lunch may be slow and tedious. Instead, what we got was a very dynamic man ...

Bavaria, Nuremburg, Konstanz, Germany travel blog

Bavaria

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... . Totally destroyed, but rebuilt. It was quite amazing walking around. We saw the old church, a beautiful fountain as it is known in Germany, in the middle of the square and we did a tour of the torture dungeon. Loads of fun, the guy put manacles on Lucy ...

Chilling out before Round of 16, Heidelberg, Germany travel blog

Chilling out before Round of 16

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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... with the uncharacteristic heat of this summer - once again we ended up in a smoky sweatbox, this time to watch Germany whip the Netherlands comprehensively. Argentina then easily accounted for Mexico to also progress through to the Quarter Finals. The ...

Beer Virgins, Stuttgart, Germany travel blog

Beer Virgins

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... we arrived   Cannstatter Volksfest   The tram doors opened, and we stepped out into what is the second largest beerfest in Germany. We had a walk around to take it all in. Here we were, on opening day and there were fuck all people around. ...

I WANT A MERCEDES NOW, Stuttgart, Germany travel blog

I WANT A MERCEDES NOW

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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We had missed out Stuttgart, two years previously, but as we were in the Chookster, we were going there. The speciality of Stuttgart though is Porsche and Mercedes. We emailed them both for a factory tour, but Porsche were full, and Mercedes told us to ...

The Romantic Road - part II, Weikersheim, Germany travel blog

The Romantic Road - part II

A travel blog entry by zento

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The quiet riverside town of Weikersheim enticed us to explore its old romantic streets just as the 4 o'clock sun began to hide away.  Alongside the icy dusk that was settling in the town we wandered the cobblestone streets which were, at best, deserted. ...

Preface: here we are in prague and i must ..., Wurzburg, Heidelberg, Darmstad, Germany travel blog

Preface: here we are in prague and i must ...

A travel blog entry by lucky

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... jubilant cries of laughter. He was a great host who managed to lug our jetlagged corpses through a whirlwind tour of southern Germany that couldn't have been done without him. Initially we hadn't planned on staying in Germany but Till made it worth our ...

What day is it today??, Stuttgart, Germany travel blog

What day is it today??

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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We bade farewell to Ruth and rode to Stuttgart which was only 2 hours away. We had made arrangements with another family from Hospitality Club and were made very welcome by Breda and her twins, Fiona and Jacqueline. The girls took the BOSS to meet ...

Gernsbach, Gernsbach, Germany travel blog

Gernsbach

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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A steep walk in an arboretum with trees organised in family groups for viewers to study the variations between related species. All the trees are labelled in german which has no relation to the English name, but now I appreciate the internationally used ...

5P's - Spell 'em out, Stuttgart, Germany travel blog

5P's - Spell 'em out

A travel blog entry by amullett

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I only stayed in Stuttgart for one night, but what a night it was - woohoo! I came to Stuttgart so I could fly out to Prague, which is where I am writing this. I didn't book a hostel, which I haven't done ever since I got here. Usually they are mostly ...

Star studded Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany travel blog

Star studded Stuttgart

A travel blog entry by amullett

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Stuttgart this time around was something else. Australia advanced to the next round in the world cup and I experienced my most luxurious CouchSurfing experience to date. I arrived in Stuttgart with my accommodation already sorted, except I didn't know ...

Phone fiasco, Heidelberg, Germany travel blog

Phone fiasco

A travel blog entry by amullett

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... is being displayed. So I basically watched someone's back for most of the match. It wasn't an incredibly exciting encounter because Germany steamrolled Sweden. An adaptation of the famous quote is "there were two sides out there that day, but only one of ...

Operation bandstand the mission that i ..., Laupheim, Germany travel blog

Operation bandstand the mission that i ...

A travel blog entry by endeuro2000

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... incredulous Thomas and Sabrina were the first ride of the day. They dropped me in down town Rhinesville, Liebenstein. This part of Germany is beautiful! All sloping Rhine greenery and a castle on every corner. The next ride was taking it's time then the ...

Switched trains..., Baden-Baden, Germany travel blog

Switched trains...

A travel blog entry by curtisandnancy

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... so she was pleased to be there. We found some food near the station to eat during the hour-long stopover. The train from Baden-Baden to Konstanz (where Chritina and Benni live and where Benni is studying to be a high school teacher) traced through some ...

4 trains to the airport..., Singen, Boblingen..., Germany travel blog

4 trains to the airport...

A travel blog entry by curtisandnancy

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At 5:00 am, we started our long journey home. The four of us walked through the sleepy streets of Konstanz to the train station. The only sounds were birds singing and three suitcases rolling noisily over the cobblestones. We saw the most beautiful ...

Meeting up with friends!, Ulm, Germany travel blog

Meeting up with friends!

A travel blog entry by extremelife

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... of the four girls that I did not get to meet were Louisa's parents but I am certain they were great people as well. Germany is a beautiful place and is filled with awesome people. I do not mention the names of each small village for many good reasons. ...

Lichtenstein Castle, Ulm, Germany travel blog

Lichtenstein Castle

A travel blog entry by extremelife

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I forgot to mention visiting the Lichtenstein Castle in a small village outside of Ulm. To me the most amazing part of the castle was it's location. High above the village on the side of a mountain was a sheer rock cliff which made the foundation of the ...

Last day in Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany travel blog

Last day in Konstanz

A travel blog entry by curtisandnancy

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The sun came out on our last day in Konstanz, inspiring us to walk along the Rhine and through the city. We had coffee outside on the main street at a cafe. Christina was really happy with the weather (we decided she's a sunflower). Curtis and I also ...

Arrived in Schwaebisch Hall, Schwaebisch Hall, Germany travel blog

Arrived in Schwaebisch Hall

A travel blog entry by curtisandnancy

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The small village we're really staying at is called Hohenholz. The pictures attached to this entry show the main town in the area, Schwabish Hall. PS. Curtis is enjoying driving around Germany (including the ...

Heidelberg, Germany, Heidelberg, Germany travel blog

Heidelberg, Germany

A travel blog entry by curtisandnancy

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We've spent our last day in Germany wandering through Heidelberg. Curtis enjoyed the castle ruins, but overall the town is very touristy. We dined on potato cakes and mulled wine with Nancy's family, who will head home tomorrow. So for a German wrap ...

Lug und Trug bei Air Berlin 3. Teil, Stuttgart/Winnenden, Germany travel blog

Lug und Trug bei Air Berlin 3. Teil

A travel blog entry by thekurk

Fassungslos nach massig Luegen endlich die ICE Tickets in der Hand Irgendwann haben dann auch die letzten 30 Passagiere das Flugzeug geraeumt, nachdem die Bundespolizei (frueherer Bundesgrenzschutz) mit Zwangsraeumung drohte. Vor den Augen der ...

Entering the Black Forest, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany travel blog

Entering the Black Forest

A travel blog entry by dellek

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We had stopped in Baden-Baden for the night which some people may be familiar with since it is a resort town known for its spas and bathhouses. We continued south along the beautiful and green countryside to Freiburg which is considered to be the gateway ...

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