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Well, Paris was definitely a hard place to follow but I think Strasbourg did admirably =). You wouldn't call it a grand or a magnificent town but it does have it's own little story book charm. The quaint houses in Petit France, the squares and the winding streets, surrounded on all sides by the timber framed houses and its half French, half German …
... small shop that read, "Original Black Forest Cuckoo clocks"! Of course Doug bought two, cause one wasn't enough :-)
Moving on to our next stop we found our way to the Autobahn. (or death road). There is no speed limit and Doug is in heaven. More than once he has wished he had the vette. We sailed along at about 110mph and cars were passing us! We had a 2 drive to our next destination.
Next stop: Bacharach, ...
After our night train, we rented a car in Stuttgart and headed towards Baden Baden. Baden-Baden is a thermal spa resort town located at the foothills of the Black Forest in the south-western part of Germany. We have always wanted to see the Black Forest and this was a good town to stop in. Our hotel is called Aqua Aurelia. We checked in and headed to the Caracalla ...
... dales, tiny villages, big towns, city streets, and autobahns. I would rate the experience as easier than driving in and around Boston, or on the interstates crowded with trucks that lace our eastern megalopolis. The challenge here is the signage. I'm driving sans GPS, so I need good old signs. Without adequate preparation it can be confusing. You gotta know the names of towns and cities in your intended direction or you'll be headed for Zurich when you ...
... lives during WWI.
We crossed the Rhin river in the early evening to find ourselves upon German soil where we have finished dining a traditional German feast and trying our best to correctly pronounce German salutations to thank our wonderful hotel and dining staff for all of their efforts!!
Gute nacht from Kehl, Germany!
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TravelPod Member ReviewsEsplanade Hotel Strasbourg
Very close to the tram stop, nice comfortable rooms and friendly + helpful staff. A nice and cheap place to stay if you don't mind the short tram ride (10 mins or so) into the city centre.
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