Hotel Gastehaus Doris
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... no tim tams?
On Thursday was Nikolaus Tag which is a day where a man dressed as Santa Claus comes with his sack and golden book with the Christkind. He reads out each child's name and the naughty and nice things that they've done over the year and awards them with a present. There were a lot of people that came over for dinner and everyone got a small gift. Its a pity I didn't grow up in Germany, I could have ...
... fast now. It will be a cool -2 degrees Celsius overnight and the possibility of snow for Christmas. But given that my friends in Banff have been snowboarding for a month already means that they have much more snow there already. I can't see the possibility of snowboarding this Winter, not without a job at least. I also found ice coffees here, well of sorts. They only come in a 250mL cup, but are 50 cents so I shouldn't complain!
... Seattle Washington. We went just as the sun was setting so we had a spectacular view and then as it got dark saw all the pretty city lights. Yesterday, we went to a thermal bath swimming pool, however, we were the only young people there (other than us, I think the youngest person was seventy) and it wasn't actually warm so we left and traveled to the pretty town of Ludwigsbourg. Like many ...
... a good work out to get there. We didn't take the extended walk along the very top, but instead headed along the ridge and down the switchbacks back to the Alte Brucke. It was quite windy along the bridge and there were masses of people in the Alt Stadt. This is the first weekend that the Christmas Markets have been in operation and there are several different ones set up in Marktplatz, Bismarckplatz and ...
... was good to be there and we had a great seat on the main straight directly across from pit row.
It was a bit hard to tell which drivers were in what position because the screens were far away and I didn't have a guide, but the racing was loud and fast. There weren't any major accidents and the drivers included ex F1 drivers Ralf Schumacher and David Coultard. The 42 lap race lasted just over an hour and was won by Canadian Bruno ...
Other places to stay in Hockenheim
Gleisstrasse 8 / 1, Hockenheim | 3 star hotelfrom $86
Heidelberger Strasse 8, Hockenheim | 3 star hotelfrom $64
Am Hockenheimring, Hockenheim | 3 star hotelfrom $90
An der Speyerer Rheinbrucke, Hockenheim | Hotelfrom $91
Hockenheimer Str. 2, Hockenheim | Hotelfrom $78
Karlsruher Strasse 3, Hockenheim | Hotelfrom $90
Schulstrasse 25, Hockenheim | Hotelfrom $81