Travel Blogs from Karlsruhe
... settled, we decided to check out the local festival - The Kings Table - now the other name for it is the Kaisertafel. It's a big open street festival with games, activities, rides for children, lots of food options, shopping and a wide variety of beverage offerings. As it turned out, we arrived there around 11:30am and stayed through to 6:30-ish. We roamed up and down the street and checked it all out. See the pics. After we arrived home, ...
Weather glorious again so took the funicular up to Mercury's Vista. Quite a ride and the view was spectacular. We could see about 15 villages in the valley below from the Mercury Tower. There were also huge samples of the variety of rocks found at Baden Baden, and they dated from 142 million to 750 million years old. After our return trip on the funicular we caught a little open tourist train and learnt some more ...
... walled building, Hotel Germersheimer Hof for which we thanked our fairy godmother. We were warmly welcomed - they were obviously accustomed to the arrival of exhausted, sweaty cyclists - and after putting our bikes in their garage, we found ourselves in a large, airy, well-furnished room with a large, airy bathroom (double sinks!) and a view over the garden. Very reasonable rate including breakfast as is always the case ...
Who would know there would be so many huge gravel crushing operations on this stage of our Rhine Vélo route? Who would know that our campsite that night would be right beside one of them?
The end of our first day out of Strasbourg, after a 70 km ride, brought us to Seltz. The route, compared to what we have been on in previous trips and on this trip was in Jim's words, exceptionally uninteresting for the most part. The ...
... which was a huge upgrade. Mo people mo problems sleeping.
I was booked for three nights at this hostel, but after missing the first night, i also did not stay there the second night. After checking into the hostel, one of my cousins arrived at the train station to pick me up and show me around. It was the first time we had ever met and she was incredibly nice. We walked around for a bit and stopped off ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed