Travel Blogs from Sipplingen
... often comes across descriptions, in books, of a beautiful girl with eyes the colour of Cornflowers. Seriously, if I came across a girl with eyes this colour, I wouldn't be able to stop staring.
After swimming we carried on to Winkel to spend some time with Corinne's mother before cycling back to camp once more.
Alone again......no kids.......just the two of us. Could be worse I guess. Onto our bikes for a leisurely 70 km ride along the Rhine. We set off from camp and headed up river towards the Rhine Falls which is situated at a town called Schaffhausen. Schaffhausen is quite a biggish place with a lot of tourists all coming to see the falls. There is also an old fort called the Munot which dates back to the ...
... dropping Stef at the train to catch a train back to her home in the Engadin we stopped in at a restaurant for a light lunch. By this time Justin was starving and we felt it wouldn't be wise to send a hungry husband back to his family.
After dropping Justin at the airport for his flight back to London we headed back to camp for a very welcome swim in the ...
From here we headed back to camp where we once again swam in the Rhine. Later on we were joined by Corinne's sister in law, Regula, who kindly offered to take us out for supper at the campsite's restaurant where most of had Thai Curry which was really delicious.
A few beers, a lot of good catch up conversation followed by bed made for a great day.
Friday 3rd July
From Austria it was just a short hop into Germany, back into Austria and then Germany again. Salem is not far from the Bodensee, the large lake bordering Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The campsite is lovely and quite busy. The weather is hot with temperatures in
the mid 30's.
The countryside is flatish with gentle hills created by glacial terminal moraines from the ice age. Fields of corn, wheat and barley are ...