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This morning we did the Rick Steves walking tour of Colmar. It is such a charming place. There is a fantastic and huge market place with fresh meats, fish, cheeses, sweets, and other "produits de Alsace". We enjoyed it. Then we decided to take the car to a couple more nearby villages, Eguisheim and Turckheim. Eguisheim was recently voted one of "the most beautiful villages in France". It was certainly charming! Round outer walls and an inner wall as well. All of the lanes ...
... spiced bread.) We found Sabrina's place and enjoyed some Crémant with her, her mom, and her daughter Gloria for a couple of hours. We exchanged emails and addresses. Nice. All of the town's are getting ready for their Christmas markets. Strasbourg put up the huge tree in their main square last night. These towns today were in full decorating mode. Tomorrow we plan to tour Colmar and some other village ...
Today is : Friday October 24, 2014 The Weather was : Sunny blue skies but cold - 14 degrees, but it was 2 degrees around day break. Today’s main activities were : Colmar and surrounding villages and vineyards This morning, after a yummy breakfast at the hotel, we walked into Colmar central. Many, many quaint little old Germanic-style houses with flower boxes and wooden detailing. We took one of those little train journeys that are popular ...
... I started with a glass of WONDERFUL champagne. Eldon ordered us a lovely bottle of Alsatian (from Eguisheim) Pinot Noir for the rest of the dinner. We got sparkling water and a lovely bread basket brought to us. They had salted butter and unsalted butter for our bread. That's a first for us. First we were served a plate of beginers. Our first course was a foie Gras with figs and an autumn salad with a very light balsamic vinaigrette to cut ...
... right in front of the lake.
Tuesday 19 August
Still cool, but with sunny intervals. Decided to stay an
extra night here, to explore the local area.
Spent the morning housekeeping. Afternoon ride into
nearby, lakeside town of Gérardmer. Very pleasant forested, countryside around
here, with pretty chalet type houses. Lots of walks and cycle rides, with
skiing in the winter ...