Hotel Hofgut Hohenkarpfen
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Today we drove to Triberg which was about an hour away through lots of windy mountain roads with amazing views over the surrounding towns. Triberg was situated in a valley as most of the towns are - they all have rivers flowing through them too but I guess they don't flood as easily as Australia. I think its more of a steady flow from melt water, though there is not much snow around at the moment.
Anyway we drove down into the town and parked next to the river ...
... a regular clothes shop! Their grocery shops are also different, they sell dried meats, cans of vegetables and don't really have much fresh fruit, veg, bread or milk. I guess they don't produce much of it locally like in Australia so its harder to get. They also sell Alcohol in the supermarkets and have cigarette vending machines on the streets.
By the time we got back to our town it was already dark but we had a wander ...
Lake Titisee was a short train ride away from Freiburg Hbf (free for us as we had semester ticket). We took a scenic boat ride around the lake and tried the famous black forest cake. It was much better than the one ...
... intrigued me for some reason. It's just so old with a sort of mysterious history about it, so I was super excited to see it. We got into Triberg at a little after 8:00 and checked into our little hotel in the center of town. We quickly discovered that Triberg is similar to Luxembourg in the sense that everything closes early, but we did find this little cafe that was still open and got some waffles. Afterwards, we went back ...
The last couple weeks have been pleasant but not the most outlandishly exciting. I don't have a lot of great stories or anything; I've just been working and hanging out with the host family. Last weekend I went to Tuttlingen, which is the capital of the region I live in, because there was a big Stadtfest (city festival). Lots of music, food, drink, and people. The next day my host family took me to the Stausee, a lake near Schömberg, which is a few towns over. ...