Travel Blogs from La Petite Pierre
... of of others-very popular place. Went briefly up to the Castle on the funicular after crossing the pretty bridge that crosses the Neckar River. Back to the ship . 1st August- Out of Germany and into France to visit Strasbourg. Did an hour canal cruise as the old town is on a series of canals. It was like Paris meets Amsterdam. Very pretty. In town looked at the pink granite Cathedral and it's amazing astronomical clock. ...
Left Cergy for Strasbourg. Stopped at Compeigne to see the train lines where the Armistace was signed. Arrived in Strasbourg late afternoon. Our room overlooked the canal. We went for a walk around the town and to the cathedral. We stopped for a few wines in cathedral square before heading to a traditional Alsace restaurant. The starters were escargot and braun (cold pork bits pressed into cubes). For main I had stuffed piglet with potatoes and horse ...
... on one side and a high dike between us and the Rhine on the other. As it was still a road through a greenspace, there was only the odd car. However, I have to say it became very boring in spite of being quiet and easy cycling. The scenery was unvaried for kilometers - the woods on one side, the high dike on the other with no view of the river and the paved road ahead.
Later, after finally finding a Eurovélo 15 ...
... west front is decorated with thousands of figures and gives it such a startling appearance that we had to have a drink in one of the outdoor cafés right across from the front of the church just to gaze at it without falling over, as it seems to loom over the square - and we are not really aficionados of old churches.
Strasburg is a busy place but all the activity was mostly due to people on foot or on bikes. A very bikey ...
Enjoyed breakfast with Parker, Lisbeth and Kristain. Hit the road to Frankfurt Hahns. No problems easy trip. Got to the airport 3 hours early, ate my yummy sandwich that I made of French cheese and dried meats. I had priority boarding on Ryan Air and seat 1C. I got on the plane before the downpour, most people were soaked. I put on my German shirt ready for the game. When the Ryan Air people push back the plane take off ...
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