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... them – in case of fire . Some had their own little chapels because of the difficulty of getting to church. Farming is seasonal, so that is how the cuckoo clocks came about, local clock peddlers sold clocks all over Europe. In the Black Forest if someone cuts a tree down they must plant one, so the forest continues to stay a forest.
Despite the cake of the same name, perhaps the greatest icon of the Black Forest is the ...
Canals were the highways of Europe a couple of centuries ago, carrying people and products to all corners. We had previously enjoyed the canal boat experience several years ago with a week on the Canal du Midi in the south of France.
This year we had chosen the Canal de la Marne au Rhin and the Canal de la Sarre in Alsace Lorraine, the region in the NE of ...
... of about 70,000 and survived WW II pretty well, thanks to the care taken by British and American pilots not to bomb historic places whenever possible. The old quarter features many half-timbered houses and some buildings boast the colorful tile roofs typical of this region of France.
We visited St. Martin Cathedral, the Unterlinden Museum and the Dominican Church, which houses one of my favorite pieces, Schongauer's exquisite "Virgin in the Rose Bush" (look this up for ...
... couple and their grown daughter who are staying here. They are from Mexico, but live in Dallas now. The parents are spending three months in Europe to celebrate their 50th anniversary, and they are bringing over several different family members, one at a time, to travel around with them. Their daughter is traveling with them now for a couple of weeks, and she is very nice. They all three share one room. The daughter will fly back to the states soon, and ...
... as this is grown and vinted (?) in this region also. They departed East back to Maureen's house (housesitting home) and we took off in the wrong direction AGAIN, eventually finding the Wine Route going South to our accommodation at Ribeauville.. We were informed the proper pronunciation is "R-BOW-vee-ay", rather than "REE-ber-vill, as we had been referring to it. Nevertheless, it is a beautiful village, however you ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking