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... be coming home with me!) We went back to our room for a while, then decided to try to find a supermarket. That meant we had to go outside the wall. We climbed up some very old, very steep stairs, some of which are worn in the middle from centuries of feet, and walked along the city wall. It is stone, is covered, and the outer part has only gun and arrow slits. The inner side has a wooden rail, and looks out over the terra cotta tiled roofs of ...
... and our Mazda hatchback and took to the roads. I got to drive the autobahn. So 120 km per hour isn't that fast, I topped 150, and decided that was fast enough. But holy moly cars were speeding around me like I was sitting still! We made it to Rotenburg o.d.T. easy. Finding our hotel inside was a chore. More later. Time to get out and see ...
... Had a typically German meal with beer of course.
Spent the next morning slowly meandering through the old town and stopping for schneeballe (sweet pastry balls) and bratwurst rolls. I got totally carried away taking photos!
More pics below.
... We ran into lots of folks, many from Japan and Korea. Glenn was asked to take a photo of these 3 ladies from Israel. Jewish ladies. And we walked away, thinking, wow, just 50 years ago, Jews wouldn't dare step foot onto Germany soil. We enjoyed just a leisure walk, taking our time as we walked around the walled city, and then back into the city center. We stopped and got me a souvenir spoon, then sat down at ...
... made it look like my car was parked on the road. They HAD to be doing 160-160kmph.
As a result, you had to pay real close attention when you pull out to pass in case you get a speed demon in your trunk.
Now, Rothenburg - it is a town of storybook scenes. The streets, the houses, the hotels, the gardens - everything. There is not much to report in the way of activities - it was more photo opportunities
Other places to stay in Schlitz
Otto-Zinsser-Strasse 4, Schlitz | Hotelfrom $58