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... had in Germany. Andrea and I enjoyed an ice cold local hoppy beer as the sausages cooked.
Miles driven since leaving home 820
Day 18 - Enzklosterle
Evan and I took the bikes down to the village bakery for breakfast croissants and Brezil's, we had also ran out of coffee so stopped at the tiny general store for coffee and fruit. It seems very odd leaving your bike outside of shops without locking it.
... in other countries. Fun to see curious variety and packaging that we don't see at home. Baden-Baden is also known for its thermal baths and is a high-end shopping extravaganza. What fun to wander the streets of Baden-Baden and dream of shopping at the high-end boutiques... :) Baden-Baden was our launch to a day of driving in the scenic Schwarzwald Hachstrasse (or Black Forest Scenic Drive). One mustn't miss this, no matter what the weather. ...
... reconnaissance mission) :) to see what was on sale for ladies night and what might interest us. The prices for shoes were already on sale and reduced 30% from the sale price - so I didn't wait. I didn't quite buy out the whole town, but almost - during that afternoon, a little on ladies night, and a little more with a coupon for attending ladies night. Oh my. What fun! And that was only day ...
... either for over one week now.
Our British all weather camping experience showed tonight, Andrea and I sat out under the canopy playing chess and dominoes as the rain came down. All the caravanners sat inside watching TV. It rained off and on all night.
Miles driving since leaving home: 570
Day 11 - Durlach
We awoke to more rain, I popped along to the now open Aldi on the bike ...
... one at the railway station and you think that I would have learnt by now that railway coffee wherever you are is dreadful. I nearly had another Great Wall encounter when this young German guy fronted me and launched into a conversation. I was about to go through my normal response ritual (e.g. Kangaroo etc) when he thrust out his hand and made it clear what he was after. I thought, what a great way to get rid of the coffee I had just bought and tried to place it in his hand. His ...