Holiday Inn Mannheim City Centre
Travel Blogs from Mannheim
From Amsterdam we cross into Germany after Arnhem and stop to see Cologne Cathedral.
We then continue past Bonn into the Rhine Valley for a scenic and relaxing Rhine cruise.
We disembark in St Goar and head to Heidelberg where views of the castle can be appreciated.
Next onto our hotel in Mannheim.
... wondering of the ticking timebom, meaning the health condition of the Germans. Nowhere in the world, with exeption of the US you see so many heavy overweight as here.
If you ever want to have the greatest physical or mental sensation I recommend following!
Buy a bike and go out for a tour, lets say 80 km in severe high temperatures in a challenging landscape.
Today I left St Roar early in the morning!
Comperable to yesterday along the Rhine up to Bingen.
Shortly after St Roar I was expected to see Die Lorelei but after consultation of a man walking with his dog, he said, you passed it already a few km ago. OK, I'm sure she will not do me any harm.
By the way are you aware that 4 of the 5 ships on the Rhine have a Dutch ...
Yet another public holiday, this time Pfingstenmontag or Pentacost Monday. It was a nice 34 degrees, but I came down with a cold so I wasn't up for anything active. We still had a few tickets to go and see the Sinsheim Technical Museum from when we visited the one in Speyer, so we jumped in the car and cruised down the Autobahn.
The trip should have taken us just over 30 minutes, but as we were driving we got chatting and missed ...
Germany has been sweltering under a Saharan Heatwave. At least that is what the newspaper says to describe 34 degrees Celsius in June. In a cruel twist, I had a few moles excised on Thursday so I'm not even allowed to go for a swim for two weeks! I also came down with the sniffles. Bugger!
On Friday I went over to Matt's house to catch up with him and his Dad came around as well. We went for a walk down to the riverbank where there were quite a lot ...