Travel Blogs from Karlsruhe
... br> Tomorrow a long trip into the Black Forest going up to 600 meters and a climbing distance of approx 70 km. It's a warming up for the next day when the Schwaebisch Alp is on the programm.
So now I'm sitting on my bed according the advice of Joop Zoetemelk who said !
The tour is won in bed !
Have a great night.
... over into the other building and came across some old Formula One cars and upstairs we found some mini cars. Included were a few fine example of Goggomobils. They even had a BMW Isetta and other such mini cars. Down on the floor they even had the world land speed record maker Blue Flame rocket car there.
Climbing up the stairs through the roof, we came upon the Concorde and Tupolev mounted high above the building. You can climb up into both of ...
... as well, it meant that everybody went shopping on Saturday. Thankfully I got to stay home and avoid the madness!
After dinner we caught the tram into Heidelberg for the Schloss Beleuchtung or Castle Illumination. It's on three times a year and remembers how the bloody French burned the castle by lighting it up with red lights and smoke and having fireworks on the Alte Brücke. We went in nice and early and two hours before it started we had a nice spot on the ...
... breakfast, we decided to head for
Heidelberg. Ruby checked the board and said we needed platform 12, but we
double checked with information and they said platform 10 at 12.20…… They were
so wrong. We ended up in Weuzberg and then had a 3 hour trip to
Heidelberg. Instead of arriving there at
1.30 pm, we got there at 5 pm. Anyway, a lot of German countryside later, we
... person. It was very clean but a bit weird with the concierge hanging around outside the door! There is no soy milk in the supermarket but I managed to find some cassava chips and a cheap Caesar salad with a different type of fork - sporknife, foonifork or knifoonork??? We tried to last out as long as we could but had an early dinner and crashed out about 8:00 pm local time, 4:00 am Geelong time. Our second day in Europe ...