Travel Blogs from Karlsruhe
... boarding the bus for Boppard and our Rhine River cruise. What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon!!! Beautiful warm day, sun shining and a class of wine from the Rhine area......bliss!!!! The cruise took about an hour and a half and Werry picked us up at the other end where we continued onto Heidelberg for dinner at a German pub and then settling into our home for the night at the Crowne ...
... had in Germany. Andrea and I enjoyed an ice cold local hoppy beer as the sausages cooked.
Miles driven since leaving home 820
Day 18 - Enzklosterle
Evan and I took the bikes down to the village bakery for breakfast croissants and Brezil's, we had also ran out of coffee so stopped at the tiny general store for coffee and fruit. It seems very odd leaving your bike outside of shops without locking it.
... the castle was used as a regal residence. Until it was destroyed by lightning in 1764 leaving it permanently uninhabitable, the castle was the residence for most of the Prince Electors. In 1800, Count Charles de Graimberg began the difficult task of conserving the castle ruins. Up until this time, the citizens of Heidelberg had used the castle stones to build new houses.
Just as breath-taking as the castle is from the city, so too is the city from the castle. From either the ...
... I even was offered a blanket as it was turning chilly.
We got back safely with mo getting lost. Bed time and another new country to follow.
Well what can I say.
Hairdryer score 0/10. Fortunately I hadnt washed my hair as I held the dryer very close and it hardly moved any ...
... and enquired as to the state of my bottom. In practise its the doing 40 mph for hours that gets me rather than the sitting down. On the other side was another bar with even more drinker/riders; pretty much the whole town goes out to socialise on may 1st it seems. I’m rather envious.
Finally I arrive at Karlsruhe and as ever the GPS takes me directly to the hostel. I can’t tell you what a fabulous thing this is; the ...