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... right to levy taxes and so they became very wealthy. Napoleon abolished trheir rule in 1803 with the crearion of the 'Kingdom of Bavaria'.
Didn't get to see Wurzburg much but went straight on a tour to Rothenburg in the Tauber Valley about an hours drive away and one of the most picturesque villages in Germany and certainly one of the most famous. Its completely surrounded by a wall and is full of charm (but to me ...
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It was starting to get dark by 5pm in Würzburg because it was the 21st of December. Winter solstice or Wintersonnenwende is the shortest day of the year and the official start of winter. We have only been getting 8 hours of daylight and being mostly overcast, not a whole lot of sun either! It is supposed to be about 5 degrees colder too, but I guess you can blame that on climate change.
That just ...
... to farmyard scents.
We packed up and piled back into our car.
Clint had told the car last night how little he thought of it and it's sticky, clunky gear shift.
It seemed to listen, as this morning it had loosened up & was playing nice.
'Thank goodness' - was the sentiment from the rest of us.
On the road again for hopefully a less eventful day. Headed for Rothenburg ob der tauber.
The scenery was amazing, the little towns so ...
... other side of the road was too thick. It was a hair raising few minutes with some nervous laughter and more Hail Mary's. Finally there was a break in the traffic heading towards us so he managed a 3 point turn in our clunky, heavy tank of a car and safely got us out of there. Phew!!!
About half hour later it was dark and raining heavier, a missed turn and another hair raising u turn we decided to pull into the next town for the ...
... place for lunch and cheap. Back to the room to get flogged by Jenny in scrabble. Going out in the cold again this arvo for some pics on dark with all the Christmas decorations going up. We were walking around and I thought two fellows were talking when one dishevelled looking bloke came up right next to me and was growling, I glared at him and told him politely to go away, which he did to the other side of a parked truck. ...