Travel Blogs from Stuttgart
... restaurant; I had tapas which was better than most of what we had in Spain and Andrew had a beautifully cooked steak. While we were chatting over dinner we decided that perhaps it was too much to fit Berlin into our itinerary and perhaps we should have a more relaxing drive to Cologne. Went to bed with that idea in ...
On our way out of the city we called in on the Porsche museum. Although not on the scale of the Mercedes museum, it was still interesting and well worth seeing. Because we knew time would be short, we only spent 2 hours here then made our way to Rothenburg. It was a very pretty drive but took ages and when we arrived we realised it must have been the wrong Rothenburg, because it was not a Medieval town. Had a quick walk around, couldn't even find anywhere to get ...
... it took us about 11/2 hours to get to our hotel. By the time we had checked in, we didn't really feel like doing anything else plus it was still raining and Stuttgart seemed like just another city. No photos today, I am afraid. One point of interest is the 3 pointed star as the Mercedes emblem - it comes from the Daimler days when the founder wanted to be the best on road, sea and in the ...
... it also had a Lemans exhibition with Porsche race cars
throughout the years – this is what I imagine heaven to be like :)
The only disappointments for me was the lack of the new 918 but Porsche have
over 500 cars in its museum collection so the museum is always
changing, also we couldn't do a Factory tour due to Construction work...We have many pictures, I won't share them all with you here....
... it a miss. Another item for "next time".
Stopped to do some shopping. Supermarket would not accept any of our cards, as none issued in EC, whatever that is. Paid cash! That was a first!
Drove on to Ulm, Bavaria's second city. We parked at our first Stelplatz - a designated camping area for Motorhomes, like a car park, where water and waste disposal is available. Trams went past regularly but not enough to bother us. This Stelplatz was free. Slept ...
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed