Travel Blogs from Drachselsried
... farming town of Baernzell. Sampled the local schnapps (called Bayernwurz), and enjoyed the local rye bread fresh from the 300 year old brick oven. After indulging in local specialities, we took a horse drawn carriage ride through the beautiful farmland, which was very peaceful.
Our next stop was the town of Zweisel, only 10,000 people, but very famous for its Bavarian glass. Hand made, hand colored and hand carved, very ...
... Castle near Klatovy.
Ger was the man on duty for driving this evening and had no problems in navigating the crazy German autobahn. We had to make a number of petrol stops along the way, and we made some epic purchases in ...
... had a good walk around the town, had a picnic in one of the pretty little parks, and walked along and sat by the river which was very relaxing.
The afternoon we arrived we did a tour of Pilsen’s historical underground. The tour was in Czech, but we had an audio guide in English, and it was interesting wandering the labyrinth of passageways, cellars and wells dating back to the 14th century. The tunnels were ...
Wow, what a morning! The exhibits in the Gäubodenmuseum in Straubing were extraordinary; the Roman objects found buried there in 1950 are amazing! Metal breastplates, knee guards, shin guards, helmets, swords, silver coins etc in perfect condition. The Romans settled here in 70 AD and called the place "Sor-viodurum" The Danube trail is well signposted, we have only lost it several times, mostly entering or leaving a city. ...
... amp; dignitaries and is a huge building on a hilltop. Saw several large freight barges on the Danube and another cruise ship this morning. Lots of crops in very good condition along the Danube here; wheat, barley, oats (a little), canola, rye, maize and a fodder crop that looked like silver beet. Had lunch in Frenkofen; a meal of whole grain rolls, eggs, nutella and bananas that we borrowed at ...
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed