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... about 20km/h for the 80km we were on there. So much for no speed limits!!
The rest of the drive went fine and we made it to our Hotel. They had left us a note and our key so we let ourselves in as it was then 10pm! That was a really long drive. The hotel here is much nicer than the last one at least - there is actually room to move and its very modern. I really thought we weren't going to make it for a while though.
After a very big breakfast at the hotel buffet, (Dan & Clint took the 'all you can eat breakfast' to its limits)
we were back in the car for our last day on Germany's gorgeous Romantic Road.
I had secured the seat upfront next to my man.The sun was shining, we had meatloaf playing, the landscape was ever changing, but always so beautiful. We could see the Alps starting to appear in the distance. I was beginning to get the 'Romantic' in the road.
Finally about 2km and about 600m higher its a real twisty game working out
just where to go up here between all the roadwork's and the cones. It sure was
confusing but right there ahead of me was a toll booth. This is the ticket off
ice for the mighty tunnel which lays ahead.
Pay my ten Euro and off I go. As I enter the tunnel I'm hoping it warms up
a bit inside here as its only 8 Celsius outside and sure feels rather
... the bridge, where many of the iconic pictures of the castle are taken from. I was so excited I practically ran onto this bridge which was a little more rickety than I would have liked but I was out there for a while anyway! The castle was magnificent- it was stunning against the background of the mountains. I could have stayed there all day, and would have been happy.
After taking some photos, we walked to the castle. It was even bigger than I could've ever imagined! We ...
... is almost perfectly circular and you can walk atop it all the way around; two, it lies at the base of one of the largest (25km in diameter) and best-preserved meteorite craters in the world (the circular town walls mimic the crater); three, if you've seen Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory, it's the town you can see through the glass elevator. We walked part of the wall and around 4pm we enjoyed some kaffe and kuchen at an Italian bar across from a Chinese restaurant (these ...