Travel Blogs from Badenweiler
... Also on the tour was a lovely couple from Seattle and a woman from Japan. Jean-Claude was incredibly charming, and even made information about wheat and corn production in the Alsace Region seem interesting. Plus he sounded like a combination of Inspector Clouseau and the Swedish Chef from The Muppet Show. Just a delight. Not only is this area known for its white wines, it also boasts medieval castles and towns bursting with geranium window boxes and half timbered buildings ...
... weeks? The German influence here is huge and the people of Colmar speak French with a notable German accent. Today we found large pretzels in the bakery beside the croissants, and the beer section on menus now matches the wine list (well, almost..... this is still France). Colmar, like Arles, is a popular tourist town. But unlike Arles, Colmar doesn't have any Roman ruins to maintain, so we suspect ...
... year old boy, non? Well, it is out of the rain, has free luggage storage, and a wonderful restaurant for lunch, so away we went. Thomas tolerated it for a while and then with the help of this iPad, he was able to amuse himself as Lance and I enjoyed the collection. It is an impressive museum and gallery, and the rain had finished by the time we were due to make our way to the ...
We slept rather well and awoke relaxed. On getting up we noticed that a section of the picket fence had been blown down in the storm. Allen successfully repaired the fence (we hope!) and emergency reconstructive surgery was performed on a couple of branches of a bush caught by the fence. See attached before and after photos.
Today was a special day for us and we spent it in a very laid-back way just enjoying ...
After a smooth journey through Belgium, Luxembourg and France, we arrived at the Norris Mansion in Rodersdorf at 7 p.m. in the evening. We picked up the keys from the friendly neighbor further up the hill, who told us we had just missed a really bad hail storm. After experiencing temperatures of 32-34 degrees south of Straussburg en route to Switzerland, we were surprised, but ...
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