Travel Blogs from Merzig
Today the weather is dull and grey but we are still in our shorts......perfect weather for some schnapps shopping. We all piled into one motorhome and headed for the town of Zweisel to visit the famous schnapps shop. This shop is a tourist attraction in its own right ! Filled to the brim with their own brand if schnapps which comes in flavours labelled "lusty granny" and "lusty mama " and many more. Sampling is a must and you only have to glance ...
Today we drove to Egging which is in the heart of Bavaria, the weather now is very and sunny. We arrived around lunch time and opted for a nice lazy afternoon reading and relaxing. It was warm but I still managed to complete my run with David accompanying me on his bike. The campsite e at staying at is excellent we have booked in for 3 nights so that we can explore the area. I have now got 3 very angry insect bites it happens me every time ...
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I was particularly interested to hear their stories from the WW2 period. Mr. François explained that his father was a veteran of WW1, he had been shot and gassed in the trenches and received a bayonet wound to the face. We was classed as an invalid of war, but when the Second World War broke out, he took his son (Mr. François, aged 10) and they tried to make it to Dunkirk to be evacuated to England to carry on the fight. The roads were ...
Some of the Heintzelman relatives (they are Nana's maternal relatives), came from Merzig, Germany. Since it is so close, we decided to visit while we're in the area.
Our first look at Merzwig was pretty spectacular. We rounded a corner and a lovely green valley was spread out in front of us with Merzig at its center.
Merzig is in the Rhineland-Palatinate state of Germany, on the banks of the Saar River. Merzig itself is about the size of ...
We didn't leave particularly early and although it was grey, it looked like it might brighten up later. We recrossed the bridge and cycled alongside the autobahn for a while, past a large power plant then through some woods with industrial areas on the other side. One was a large steel making plant that seemed to use reclaimed and recycled metal judging by the huge piles of metal being craned around. Another seemed to be some type of mineral processing plant as we cycled under a very ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service