Hotel Restaurant Zum Hirschen
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Yes, it had to be done and we did it. We finished our list of things to see and departed Lahr this morning but not before checking out where the Canadian Casserne was (my work place, the schools and the CANEX grocery store/department store). We also found what was the Officer's Mess which is now apparently serving as a home for social welfare types (if I understood correctly). ...
... clock but for cake. Temperatures are low again today, never got close to double digits, so we enjoyed sitting in the cafe for our cake. Certainly was laden with kirsch which was the way I made Jamie's last birthday cake after reading a traditional German recipe. However I think it was missing some chocolate and wasn't quite up to scratch, enjoyable all the same. There is a lovely forest ...
... but not much more. A fine place to lay your
head for the night. The concierge suggested a restaurant, called Cafe
Gugel. I tried to look it up before we went, and saw it had 2/2 decent
reviews. It was only a short walk from the hotel, and we got there and
it seemed closed. There was scaffolding and such outside and it looked
closed. We went inside anyway, climbed some stairs, and sure enough it
was a fully functional restaurant. Part of ...
On 10/2 we slept a little later than normal, had a leisurely breakfast, bought some take-out for lunch on the train and walked around Appenzell one last time. Then we had a pretty train ride to Konstanz, Germany just over the border from Switzerland on the western end of Lake Constance. We walked around the attractive old town, had a very nice dinner and went to bed early. On 10/3 we boarded a ...
... you see all the farm houses and massive farm lands. After Stuttgart we got off the autobahn and drove on the romantic road that takes you through many many old little medieval towns. We stopped in one called Schiltach. This was such a cool town. The houses were our favourite, you'll see pics. Also, we had a piece of Black Forest cake from the home of the cake. Rumor has it that the first one came out of that area :) ...