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Booked way back in March, today we went on a half day minibus tour of the Alsatian region, of which Colmar is one of the bigger centers. It felt so good to let someone else take the lead instead of having either Lance or myself with our head stuck in a guidebook. And we were able to tour an area you can't easily access on public transport. Jean-Claude, who runs his own mini bus tour company, speaks French, German, English and Japanese, knows his stuff when it comes to all ...
... preserving ruins budget" has been poured into planter boxes and painting the buildings. Everything here is sparkling clean, there is no smell of pee, and there are advertisements for music festivals everywhere. From pedestrian streets to signs in French, English and German explaining the significance of every building, statue, and public square, this town certainly caters to tourist needs. The weather ...
This morning we woke in Lyon with great intentions of taking Thomas to the large city park with paddle boat rentals and plenty of places to play. But unfortunately the weather did not agree. With our train to Colmar not leaving until 2:30pm, we checked out of our apartment and (after our obligatory morning pastry) went to the Musee des Beaux Arts. What a great alternative to a park for ...
... town. The tarte flambees are still wonderful. We took Liz, Jan, Dirk & David to visit the massive War cemetery that we had stumbled on during our previous visit and couldn't resist the temptation of the wine degustations in Bennwihr. Rod loves the Gewurztraminers! We stocked up on the local specialities and bought plenty of souvenirs in gorgeous village of Riquewihr. It is nice to be back in France and we can't wait for our week in Burgundy!!
... just outside the city. The city centre is completely surrounded by canals so there plenty of tourist boats and people to fill them. It has more ABCs than Adelaide and they are huge. We finally got a few showers of rain which sort of put a bit of a dampener on our sight-seeing activities. However we've probably seen enough for this visit. Indian (food that is) for dinner. The best Indian food we've tasted has been in France - Paris ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking