Hotel Krehl"s Linde
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After all, mainly flat stages, today I approached the Black forest hills.
Starting in Soellingen, it went up immediately, from 100 metres up to 600 close to Ehningen.
From there it went down again through the beautiful Naturpark Schoenbuch.
Nevertheless, despite the climbing activities, the stage today was the longest so far, 106 km.
you have to work hard but it is compensated by the views ...
... It's a great time of year to travel - before the busy summer.
The train Heidelberg to Heilbronn was along a river and quite scenic. Today was very hot (32 most of the time but got to 35 in the shade this afternoon in Heilbronn) and the river was being used by boats of all sorts; as well as picnics and people fishing on the banks.I quote from somewhere "From the historic and charming university city of Heidelberg the train
runs alongside the ...
While Mum was visiting, we took her to see Ludwigsburg castle, now full of flowers.
It was also full of rather interesting birds, including flamingos! They exist outside of cartoons! Having only seen them in Alice in Wonderland ...
... I'd known beforehand) was the fact you can take a Porsche out for an hour or a day at pretty reasonable rates....would need some good planning to avoid the roadworks that seem to be everywhere and maximise time on the unlimited speed roads....plus pre-program the way back to the drop off. Next time
... and our sat nav didn't have any signal so were literally driving around for maybe an hour with no clue as to where we were going.
We ended up driving through a couple of really small villages and some very windy, narrow roads through the forest. Though it was incredibly beautiful, it was certainly a relief when SatNav picked us up and we got ourselves back on track. Luckily we'd been going in the correct direction!
Because of the time we spent driving ...