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TravelPod Member ReviewsHip Hotel Heidelberg
I bet the original owners have sold on. While the room decor was fun, worn furniture and fittings, a complete lack of the promised free internet and an ordinary breakfast selection takes the lustre off the place.
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After an excursion in Pfortzeim yesterday to do some shopping and to check out the bike path, we found our way back to the city. It had been totally flattened during the war and was rebuilt. Only a few old buildings remain on the outskirts. We started off heading along the wrong river so, when we discovered our mistake, we headed off on a road route given to Lilli by a man from whom she had ...
... in the day).
We returned to the coaches for the short ride to the Castle, which, while we've been walking Old Town and hearing something of Heidelberg history, has been looming over us with a dramatic intensity; rather akin to Frodo at the gates of Mordor. We stepped from our coaches, back into Charlotte's excellent accompaniment, and immediately into a distant time and place; a castle erected in the youthful bloom of romantic hope - since fallen into grand ruin; a ...
... ride was only supposed to take 10 minutes, just in time for us to jump on the train, but there was a traffic jam at the bridge and we had to walk across. Unfortunately we found out why that was because a 74 year old guy had had a heart attack, whilst bike riding and died on the spot just as we were walking past. The ambulance guys had just finished working on him and couldn't help him.
We missed the ...
Travel is fun, but sadly expensive. I am a bit of an armchair traveller at the moment. One of the downsides about learning about hotels and tourism is that you end up constantly looking at maps. Occasionally there is a hotel guest from Denmark or Russia or Italy and I look up where they come from because I have never heard of it before! I have ...
... fright the first time… they were fun (and the closest we got to driving one as we didn’t feel like paying 60 Euro to take a real Porsche for a spin).
The following day we headed off to Heidelberg as the Lonely Planet said it had a cool ruined, castle. To be honest, the castle was a bit of a flop. Neat enough to walk thru and look at but it was overpriced (in Scotland you saw ...