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The trail from Neckargemünd to Neckarsteinach is about 10kms, but we didn't want to make any shortcuts. So we walked around in a loop in town to pick up where we had left off, which ended up taking us through a park back down to the river and back up to the train station again! From there it was a steady climb out eastwards to what is called the Oberer Stadtwald (upper city forest) and a fantastic ...
... I saw an interesting electronic road sign today. It had 70 at the top and a green wave line underneath. These are known as the green wave signs and mean that if you travel at the speed advised, under the current traffic conditions you will only get green lights. Saw quite a few of the garden plots along the road. People pay between €10,000 to €15,000 for the plot with a shed and they must use a third of the land for vegetables but can't stay ...
... Around the river bend, the Reißinsel is closed off from March to the end of June so that the local birds can breed. The Germans even have to organise their nature!
It sort of reminded me of the wildly expensive photograph by Andreas Gursky called Rhein II, which was photoshopped to hell to make it technically perfect, but in my opinion completely boring.
On Wednesday we sat down to dinner and drank a Coopers Sparkling Ale which Steffie had kindly ordered for me over the internet. It was a hit with the parents which is a tough crowd to win over because there are plenty of good German. I've been introducing them to a lot of new foods especially since we found an Asian food market. Steffie made Yakiudon which she learnt from the Japanese in Banff and I introduced them to prawn crackers and papadums. For me it is amazing ...
... coldcuts, bread and a hardboiled egg, while I went for a fricadella (hamburger sandwich). As is typical for them, Karl wanted to make sure I got enough so he brought me two which I tried my best to get through, but even trying to be polite I couldn't make it more than halfway through the second. They dropped us back off at the apartment after breakfast but not before announcing that they would like to have us over for a pasta dinner ...
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