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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Pets allowed
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... factors are scope or extent, time and budget. You can only select one of these factors as the primary one. For example if you want to buy a car and you have a limited budget then that is the determining factor. Or if money is no object then certain details or accessories might be important. But if you need a car right away then you are more likely to take what is available. Then it is just a matter of planning ...
Our first stop on the way to the Black Forest region was Heidelberg, at the suggestion of our neighbor. What an adorable old German city. Where we parked, you could see Schloss Heidelberg looming above the city. Very cool. From there, we just walked through the old down taking in the architecture, then took a bridge across the Necker river, had some lunch at a fun little French cafe, then headed out so we could make the Monastery as ...
... centre Rhein Gallerie across the river from Mannheim in Ludwigshafen which is technically in Rheinland-Pfalz which is the 3rd German province I have been in. Germans don't really do shopping centres in the way America or even Australia does. I guess that is because there isn't much new space in big cities where you can build a shopping centre.
This shopping centre is less than 2 years old and it only took 20 minutes to drive there. We hit up C&A which is like Kmart to ...
... though. Jenni picked us up after lunch and drove us girls to the nearby town of Ladenburg. It's known for being the hometown of the inventor of the automobile and home of the first car garage (which looks like a mini castle). The town took us all of 20 minutes to walk through but if anyone gets a chance to go to Heidelberg a halfday trip here for a picnic, some original german ice cream, a swim in the river, or even just to walk through a look at the ...
... it. We enjoyed a couple of drinks and snacks from a food booth where Jenny knew the workers and had to take cover as a passing cloud threatened to drown the fun. Fortunately though it didn't last long and a nearby awning provided the perfect place to chat and finish our food while we waited it out. We headed back to the car, followed by the sounds of Cotton Eyed Joe and Who Let the Dogs Out which were sung by nearly everyone around us!