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How things can change!! We stopped in at the Tourist Info centre to talk to someone about nice places to stay on our way to Cologne. In the course of the conversation this lovely girl mentioned how wonderful Berlin was and we just knew we couldn't miss it!! Jumped in the car and began the 4 hour journey on the Autobahn. It all went very smoothly but there were a number of road works ...
... different colours, to make sure I would get the right way, as he understands too, getting into a city is easy, but out......anyway, his help is greatly appreciated. (I hope he reads this message)
The attached pictures will give you a little impression of today. As in Nurnberg, the warm weather seems to bring people in a real festive mood, an African music festival currently here in Bayreuth topped it really up!
Bye for ...
Waking up early on Monday, we found a
relatively dry tent and a beautiful blue sky awaiting us! The tent was packed
in great time and we then headed directly to Lidl (supermarket that's almost
identical to Aldi) to get some food. A bit of cheese, a bit of german
schinkenspek, a few fresh bananas and some bread for Andy and we were sorted, as
well as the customary travelling Haribo lollies!
A quick bite to eat in the car ...
... their horses careered them round the tournament court. In the same room were 2 gilded wedding carriages of similar quality, both dating from the Renaissance.
Most impressive of all was the Armory, with dozens of examples of simple armoured breastplates and helmets from ordinary foot soldiers plus many of the full armour worn by dukes and knights. There was even a full suit belonging to a midget alongside that ...
... Regnitz, and the unusual sight of a painted facade on a house with pictures of cherubs on, one having a 3D leg sticking out! Christina also showed us the views in the other direction, of an area called Little Italy with that style of house and boat and where you can do a river cruise.
Later we walked up one of the hills to the Cathedral of St Peter & St George, an imposing building which was founded in ...