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... walked around some beautiful Black Forest towns and cities such as Freiburg with its old buildings and epic cathedral - definitely one to return to when the weather is warmer to explore the are further! Also to try to get hold of some Schwarzwalder Kirschtorte which we failed to find :( - ah well a very good reason to ...
Today we drove to Triberg which was about an hour away through lots of windy mountain roads with amazing views over the surrounding towns. Triberg was situated in a valley as most of the towns are - they all have rivers flowing through them too but I guess they don't flood as easily as Australia. I think its more of a steady flow from melt water, though there is not much snow around at the moment.
Anyway we drove down into the town and parked next to the river ...
... on them. Similar measurements are taken in Australia but its pretty hard to find the results and they can often exceed what are considered 'safe' limits. They were all in green in Freiburg so that's good!
Another funny thing was the pay toilets, I've seen them before driving through France and Germany years ago but this one just looked funny. It was in a shopping centre by the train station and it looked like ...
Lake Titisee was a short train ride away from Freiburg Hbf (free for us as we had semester ticket). We took a scenic boat ride around the lake and tried the famous black forest cake. It was much better than the one ...
... brought us to the Seepark, which was just 10 mins away.
Our second temporary place, also rented from Air B&B allowed us to explore the city centre more due to its proximity. The markets around the Munster is really something that all travellers should come and experience. Try a glass of homemade wine, join the ever-long queue for currywurst and other types of sausages most asians would ...
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Oberforster-Ganter-Str 9-11, Villingen-Schwenningen | 4 star hotelfrom $119
Farnweg 10, Villingen-Schwenningen | Hotelfrom $128
Am Kneippbad 9, Villingen-Schwenningen | Hotelfrom $148