Hotel Gastehaus Doris
Travel Blogs from Hockenheim
First up to correct an error in a previous blog.......our new drivers name was Bert not Bertram as the stupid auto correct did and I stupidly didn't check before publishing. Well we have Werry back with us for the rest of the trip.....he's all rested and ready to go. An early start this morning as we leave Belgium and head for Germany. We also crossed into The Netherlands for about a half ...
... the hype was for. Onwards through some lovely little German towns in the Black Forest where we stopped to buy food and parked under an impressive railway bridge. The food in Germany gets a big tick. I'm back to drooling over all the choices and useless in a supermarket as I can't decide. Once we decided we'd seen enough of the black forest at leisure I put a GPS co-ordinate in for Heidelberg and off we went on the motorway and things were going well for a short ...
... or the gardens, one has an amazing view of Heidelberg, the Neckar River, and the Neckar valley far into the Rhine plain. On a clear day, Mannheim is even visible on the horizon.
Glimpse of Europe (Trafalgar)
Travel to Heidelberg, the oldest university city in Germany. Learn about the riotous life of past students and enjoy views of the sandstone castle from the charming Old Town. Finally continue southwards to your hotel (Leonardo, Mannheim) where you dine tonight.
... the organisers decided to have the hot laps for the sponsors at the same time plus some marching, brass band between them so it was chaotic! I felt so sorry for the bands because they were just drowned out by the cars as they were going around. Naughty, naughty!
I took a little look around before the race, but there wasn't too much to see that I hadn't seen before. The usual lines for food and drinks took forever and there ...
Well it has been a long week at work especially considering I have never done a warehouse job before and standing on my feet for the whole shift takes some getting used to. Having never worked in logistics, I never knew how the whole thing works. It is a pretty complicated process full of different layers of distribution which the computers keep a track of. I couldn't imagine how it would be possible without them, at ...
Other places to stay in Hockenheim
Gleisstrasse 8 / 1, Hockenheim | 3 star hotelfrom $81
Heidelberger Strasse 8, Hockenheim | 3 star hotelfrom $71
Am Hockenheimring, Hockenheim | 3 star hotelfrom $98
Ketscher Landstrasse 2, Hockenheim | Hotelfrom $112
Karlsruher Strasse 3, Hockenheim | Hotelfrom $112
Hockenheimer Str. 2, Hockenheim | Hotelfrom $107
Schulstrasse 25, Hockenheim | Hotelfrom $62