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Today we caught the train from Frankfurt to Friedberg to pick up the van. It was late being available and we got out of the hire company's yard at about 6 pm. We then drove to Laubach about 40 km NE for our first night in the van. The friendly manager met us on arrival, and sorted things out for us, even ringing the local pub to stay open so we could get a meal.
... The AirCon was on full, as it turns out that we have come on holiday in a record breaking heatwave summer for Northern Europe - perfect!! The scenery was gorgeous! Lots of forests, hills and valleys. We drove past the signs for Rheinbach (!) and The Nurburgring (data for later), and as we got closer to our planned campsite on the banks of the river Rhine, everywhere was covered in castles and ...
... moment, and I enjoyed it immensely. After a delicious donair we went back to the house for the most entertaining game of Egyptian Rap that I have ever played in my life. Now, I have always considered myself relatively competitive, and also quite good at the game... I did not stand even a bit of a chance!!! I was completely creamed! And I loved every minute of it because these guys were so entertaining! I have never in my life, and probably never will again, see someone who was ...
... how well preserved these houses were and how well every nook and cranny was used to provide living space. Roses and other flowers adorned the house entrances. This was a thriving community living in homes originally from as early as the 12th century! When we win the lottery we are moving there! Back to the house to tackle packing. Ugh. It's done and we are heading out early tomorrow for our 12 pm flight back to the US. We ...
... Traffic must have been backed up for 30 km. those poor drivers were going to be trapped there for hours. What a mess. It was nice to be back with Tante Siggi!! A quick coffee and cake, and then off to Bernd and Nicole's for supper and a visit. Max (going to be 7 next week) and Mia (2 1/2) were delightful. They have grown so much since our last visit. We had such a nice time- it was hard to say good-bye. We also called and sang Happy Birthday to Sebastian!! Happy birthday ...
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Licherstrasse 55, Giessen | Hotelfrom $161
Westanlage 33-35, Giessen | Hotelfrom $121
Wiesecker Weg 12, Giessen | Hotelfrom $123
Wissmarer Weg 45, Giessen | Hotelfrom $91
Bahnhofstrasse 47, Giessen | Hotelfrom $137
Westanlage 30-32, Giessen | Hotelfrom $127
Frankfurterstrasse 207, Giessen | Hotelfrom $34