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Travel Blogs from Konstanz
... out of bed. I have to admit that I wouldn't make a very good farmer, though. On both mornings, I heard the ruckus start but went back to sleep before it had all finished. Who invented the snooze button? Was it the Swiss? The next day with Marco and Stephie in the lead, we drove up to Mt Säntis. According to Wikipedia, Säntis rises some 2,502.9 metres above sea level and is the highest mountain in the Alpstein massif ...
... There was an indoor butterfly garden, citrus gardens, a grove of rare Sequoias from china, rose gardens, herb gardens, flower sculptures that look like ducks and peacocks. There were ducks, fish, llamas, sheep, ponies for children to ride on. Amongst the flowers were the obligatory umbrellas announcing beer, food and ice cream is available. On the way back to the boat, a dirigible flew overhead. And the weather was warm and dry until we returned to Meersburg when it once again ...
We headed down towards Lake Constance as a stop off on our way to Munich, although we seemed to be positioned in a small gap between 2 permanent vans which people used as a walk through, it turned out not to be a bad position by the lake.
We cycled into the local villages around the campsite, but not a great deal to see apart from the views.
Oh and the Sun shone!
... falls themselves but that was rejected. Little boats came from downstream delivering tourists to the base of the falls so they could crawl through the mist to the rock with the Swiss flag. We drove to Altparadis (old paradise) where we had lunch at a restaurant by the Rhine. It flowed quickly just a metre below the outdoor tables. It wad a very pleasant farewell lunch as we farewelled our dear friends and hosts for the past few days. Elderly ...
... br> Schaffhausen has some interesting things to see too.
Vordergasse (main street)
St. John's Church
The old town
The Knight's House (Haus zum Ritter)
The Fishermen's dock
Munot fortress, the best panorama view of the town. A must.
Lidli Rheinufer, a walk on the riverside and the forest in your right