Travel Blogs from Dorsten
... we'll to be honest not too sure we're it actually was, anyway we have another big meal that was a struggle to finish. After lunch we looked at some Anabell fresh market potatoes and some other varieties the grower had, some looked quite good. Back into the car and to the airport as we fly from Dusseldorf - Amsterdam - Edinburgh tonight then to finish a drive up to ...
... impressed with how it looked. They are not far from being done and will be harvesting in about 6 weeks. We went with one grower to look at his washer and yard then had some lunch were further discussions were held. We then turned our sights in Dusseldorf, about 2.5 hour drive. Nick has been driving and done a sterling job. Once we were in Germany the speed limit changed. It was quite full on too ...
The coach journey was going so well; we were making excellent time and getting through a variety of films - Mama Mia had finished and Skyfall was in full flow on coach 1 when we stopped near Dusseldorf at 11.00pm for a final toilet stop of the evening, and also a chance to brush teeth! The stop was planned for half an hour and so we dutifully returned to the coaches at 11.30pm only to find Rob and ...
We visited the Cuckoo clock shop with the largest cuckoo clock in teh world. Then we took a boat cruise down the Rhine to our hotel.
Fun facts about Rhine Valley:
- Rhine is the longest river in Germany
- Very wealthy area
- Known for wine
- has 40 hilltop castles
... was from the car to the check in counter and from the baggage conveyor belt to the rental car. Although camping at night and living out of the backpack/car, to most devoted backpackers this seems luxurious. And it is indeed! Anyways... I am now committing to the real backpacker life, carrying my own backpack at all times and depending on public transportation to go back-and-forth. I am neither scared nor worried, but I hope for me to experience all this will be profoundly ...
- Room service
- Pets allowed