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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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... us at plus 200kmh. We are having final drinks tonight so back in the car and off to find a shop. We find a drink market with local wines. We select a wine not knowing what it will be like. Girls decide that we should have some nibblies so we stumble across a second supermarket which has two separate buildings. The first for alcohol and the second for food. The alcohol section is huge and even had a selection of Australian ...
... shirt which explained the difficulty in supply.
The striking part of that is, as ever, we wonder how any assistant in Newcastle would be able to react if someone came in speaking French?
All very pleasant and we returned on the train for tea in Obernai.
We are now definitely on the final part of the trip with our German visits and the imminent return to the UK which Liz is keen on, myself, less so.
... towards Switzerland however we will have a further two nights hopefully in the southern region of the Black Forest. So far we have not been successful in booking ahead for accommodation - it is the week-end, school holidays and my lack of German makes ringing ahead difficult. After three 'phone calls all saying they are fully booked we will just try our luck. There will be accommodation somewhere! It will be very hard to beat the apartment we have had in ...
... so French-y, and I liked looking at the pastries in particular. There's this part of the city that's called Petite-France, originally slaughter houses & tanning-houses. Hence the roofs were really big so as to increase the surface area to dry the skins. Walked around for a bit then had lunch by the canals which was pretty ...
... troops) and then finally, re-annexation into France after the war and, well, you get the idea: never a dull moment. Mail forwarding was difficult over the 2,000 year period, as a sender never knew which stamp to use.
Our visit into Strasbourg was charming: first through the out-skirts, where we viewed (from the coach) the varied grand buildings of the European Parliament and then, advancing on our target through the middle-skirts and, then into the inner-skirts, ...