Travel Blogs from Stuttgart
After all, mainly flat stages, today I approached the Black forest hills.
Starting in Soellingen, it went up immediately, from 100 metres up to 600 close to Ehningen.
From there it went down again through the beautiful Naturpark Schoenbuch.
Nevertheless, despite the climbing activities, the stage today was the longest so far, 106 km.
you have to work hard but it is compensated by the views ...
... and offers impressive and ever-changing
views of the river, castles and woods."
The Hotel Central is very close to the station and is quite swish by ou standards! We paid 64 Euro for a double room including breakfast on booking.com - on the back of the door the price is 87 Euro. So we were booked in by 13.00. Went walking around the town just after 2.30. We stumbled across a Turkish Festival in the square behind the "kirche" - I bought 3 baklava for ...
... this was pretty cool for me.
The back part of the garden is full of fairytale locations, like Rapunzel's tower, and the gingerbread cottage from Hanzel and Gretal. We wandered around and explored, and discovered that if you stand ...
... night we had non typical German dinner, we had Vietnamese noodle dinner. It was great but it was made even better by the young Vietnamese waitress. She is a student here and has been here for four years - she has friends that went to oz instead but they say it is much more expensive. When Sandy went through her ...no capsicum / poivron routine, the girl admitted she didn't know the Dutch word ...
... we're extremely unimpressed with our hotel experience so far. This is the most expensive accommodation we've had the whole trip and it is by far the worst. Location isn't great, the whole place smells of smoke even though it is a non-smoking hotel, our twin beds are a double bed with two single duvets, the decor is seriously outdated, and there is dirty laundry lying about in the hallways!!
Frustrated and sleepy. Off to bed I go!
Ness (and Jess)