BEST WESTERN Plazahotel Stuttgart-Ditzingen
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... and drove to our hotel just outside of Stuttgart where we met Taylor's employee, Britta. After checking in, we drove to downtown Stuttgart. Britta took us to the Rathaus (town hall) and showed us an interesting elevator thing called a paternoster. It's like an doorless, continually moving multi-cab elevator. Since it is continually moving, you just hop into a little cab when one gets to your level. I'll try to post a video later but it is ...
... I let her sleep for a while. By the time we were set to go it was pretty late so we waited for Isa to get home and then went to the Biergarten to meet up with Hanno. Mmmm...bier...and bratwurst...the perfect post ride recovery meal.
By the time we got back to the house it was already 10:30pm and we called it a night as we wanted to get an early start for our drive to ...
... flight to Frankfurt.
Once in Frankfurt we went to the baggage area to gather our gear. Damn this is a big airport! It took us almost 30 minutes just to get to the baggage area. All our gear appeared safe and sound including the bike box. Everything in hand, we made our way to the car rental places to get our car for the holiday...another 15 minute walk. We rented from Sixt, which was the cheapest ones to rent from...guess why...they park their ...
We spent the weekend in Stuttgart, Germany. It is 2 1/2 hours from Darmstadt (once again on the Autobahn). After checking into our lovely hotel, we drove to the Mercedes Museum. We spent around 4 hours learning the history of the Mercedes-Benz as well as reading historical events that occurred throughout different eras. This museum included much more than cars and we truly enjoyed it. ...
After we had checked in our luggage (the backpack, which seem to be categorised as sport luggage) we have the first funny episode:
We are standing in line for the security check and witness a man being taken to small cabin for an intensive body search. After a few minutes we are finally up for the metal detector and Dirk goes first. The detector won't stop beeping and Dirk has to go back ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility