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Left rainy Trier this morning very early, 7:30 and it was raining. We drove on the autobahn for about 5 hours to Baden-Baden. In rained most of the way.
Baden-Baden is known for its roman baths...yup, you guessed it, naked roman baths! We were told by our tour guide Andrea that it was "Textile free" bathing. You are not allowed to wear bathing suits...We decided as a group (Don, Cindy, Dar and I) that ...
... so clearly from the hills on our walk. It was a suitable end to a perfect day. The church was built in the 18th century but it was a mixture of styles with gothic pillars and walls painted in a medieval fashion but with the typical feel of German Baroque.
Tomorrow we leave for Viala du Tarn (No internet) and an eight hour drive, because of missing out Lyon. So watch this space to see when we can update again...
Another damp day and low cloud was hugging the tops of the hills, but for the moment no rain was falling. We set of for Triberg where the highest waterfall in Germany should be in full spate after all the rain we have had. It is a pleasant drive along the Kinzig valley following the river which is bank high. Triberg is about forty minutes drive from Gengenbach and is very similar in style except for being built on a hill. We climbed up through pretty woodland to ...
... know what you will come across next. There is also a memorial to the Black Forests leading writer, politician and priest Heinrich Hansjakob who died in 1916. Apparently he wrote novels about the resaurants in the area which seems a good thing to do. We visited the church and viewed the war memorial outside. The number of dead in the 1939-45 war outnumbered those of 1914-18 by three to one , I ...
... the road so we stopped quite often for some shade as it was pretty hot. The speed limit on the motorway in France is 130km so we were making good progress.
About 6pm we checked the satnav for a camping ground and found one 12 km's south and just off the motorway. Jim was driving then and I was navigating and he did very well off the motorway and in an actual town.There are lots of roundabouts in France and one good thing ...
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