Hotel La Reserve
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Not that you just sit back and relax though, as there was plenty of work to do as we made our way through the numerous locks which took you up or down, depending on your direction. Over the week we passed through more than sixty locks which are now almost fully automated. Beside every lock stood the homes of the former lock masters, most now sadly ...
... cream in my tea every morning at breakfast. I keep telling Ed that I will no doubt burst out of my jeans on the flight back home! I have found that when I do smear butter liberally on my breakfast bread, I do not get hungry until well into the afternoon...so maybe these Europeans are on to something here.
We are planning to tour Colmar this morning. We thoroughly enjoyed a self-guided city walking tour (using my guidebook) and got oriented to the city. Colmar has ...
... now. More than once this evening the thought has struck me that this really is how people should live -- quiet peaceful lives working their land. Like most of you reading this, we live in the hustle and bustle of a busy city, and never consider how fast paced our lives are until we experience the peace and tranquility of the countryside.
We will be going to bed shortly now, so I will say Bonsoir for now, even though it feels like I should say "Guten ...
We have travelled south into the wine región of Alsace which Is in the Rhine valley, much further upstream than we were before. After driving 4 hours from Trier, we happened upon Jo, Jeff and Maureen standing in the main square in the medieval town of Obernai. So, we had lunch! French food is AWESOME! Onion tart and Tarte Flambe are specialties of the region. The salads are amazingly full and tasty. The wine ...
... and perfectly doable with the caravan as the hairpins weren’t too hairpinny and the gradients not too bad. The scenery was wonderful, all varieties of trees in all shades of green plus
alpine-style houses with steeply-pitched roofs and decorative shutters. The skies were blue and the sun was shining – this was MUCH better than the roadworks yesterday.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Pets allowed