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... br> Then I got busy getting my package organised for Australia by buying a few German things to send home. Go visit Rainer in 2 weeks and you might be able to read a German newspaper. Season 1 of Dr House has been entertaining me in the afternoons as well, but with an upcoming trip to Stuttgart this Sunday, I've been trying to organise that and Christmas cards as well. It isn't too late if you want one, just let me know.
The seasons ...
... beginning of a Christmas market and sampled some of the traditional Christmas treats like a mohrenkopf (a chocolate marshmellow desert). When we returned back to Winnenden, Evann and I dressed up fancy and had a night on the town and checked out some different restaurants. Throughout Evann's visit we also went to the Fernsehrturm in Stuttgart, which is a lookout tower similar to the space ...
We stopped at the Eckstein (Cornerstone) Kneipe which was a loud music bar and sat down for beer and cocktails. We were lucky to get an early table because the bar filled up pretty quickly. The music was good and everyone had a good time, although Tania seemed to be a little more drunk so we caught a taxi back instead of waiting for the tram.
A good night had by all! Can't wait for the ice ...
... been good to get into a regular workout schedule again as well. It is a bit hard doing sit ups in a tent!
I made some Anzac Biscuits this week and my first homemade pizza base which turned out ok, but we didn't bake it long enough so it was a bit soft. My German course finishes next week and my new one starts directly so there will be no rest for the wicked! I'm looking forward to hitting the Christmas Markets tomorrow and playing some billiards afterwards!
... over coffee, we set out to go up to the Heidelberg Schloss.
There are two ways to get to the schloss: first is by foot and 315 steps or the second is by the Bergbahn. We opted for the lazy way and bought a ticket on the furnicular railway. I've only been on this contraption once before in Wellington and this one was much more modern. We didn't go all the way up to the Koenigstuhl so the trip was quite short. From there it was a short walk to the schloss.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed