Grand Hotel & SPA De Gerardmer
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... cold weather, it was just the right time for us to finish our wonderful Alps adventure. We were blessed with a safe trip, lots of great memories, and tons of photos, but after 75 days, over 7,000 miles and 64 passes, we were ready to head home. We boarded our plan in Frankfurt, happy and a little road weary, knowing that we had just completed a milestone, content with the knowledge that there were lots of great roads and places left to see – next time.
... enjoy a Colmar beer apiece and a tarte flambee. The local delicacy, this is basically a pizza, extra thin and layered with fromage blanc, or frais, and then other stuff. For once we laughed at other folk while the waiters poured rain water from their awning over these unsuspecting passers-by who were sheltering from the rain. I've taken far too many photos to share on a blog, but many of them depict food in one guise or another. ...
... besides. What fun camping is! With no other likely diversion, we elected to make some mileage progress today, choosing to take a short, but slow, cut through France. Ship's captain reconfigured Mr GPS to tell him we are a motorhome in the hope we would be directed on "sensible" roads. We also suggest "he" (all good navigators are masculine - better not to mention the converse) avoid motorway "whenever practical". So, ...
... and welcoming. After dinner and some stories, it was time for the cheeses. We had six different varieties, including; munster with cumin, camembert and a special cheese that is only prepared twice a year (July and December). While we were eating cheese, several storks flew overhead. This was very special. We laughed a lot and had a great time! Serge and Sonia have a large Pyrenees dog (Anouka) and a Persian cat. The cats' name ...
... while Luke, Kate and the kids headed more north towards the ferry back to the UK. We checked in to a caravan park and plugged ourselves back in, showered, and made very good use of the washing machine and dryer. It was Bastille Day so that evening we followed the crowds into town and stood around the lake waiting for the fireworks. The weather was just perfect for it and the fireworks were incredible and it really was a great way to end the week we have had in this ...