M Vacances- le Domaine du Mongade
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With game plan in tow (secure as many cuckoo clocks as humanly possible; drink cherry schnapps until immobile and top it all with a depth charge of Black Forest cake), we boarded the coach for the 90-minute ride to the Black Forest region. Now, let me say something about the coach, and its denizens (including us!). I think it fair to say that you’re NOT going to find Ernest Shackleton on one of these things; or even Roald Amundsen, or Thor Heyerdahl. ...
... from medieval times. Wonderful stories and history, bakeries, chocolatiers and sunshine!
In the afternoon we took a bus tour of the Black Forest area (schwartzwald) to visit a small town further inland, a cuckoo clock and glass blowing shops, traditional in the area. Blackforest cake, coffee and rain rounded off the ...
... of Spanish - albeit like a four or five year old. If you bring your "gluten intolerance" thing to France you will starve. Speaking of wheat, pastries and baguettes are very affordable. So is most wine. Yay, yeast. Speaking of affordable, the euro has rallied against the dollar a bit since we left PDX, making out trip a bit less so. But the exchange rate is still about 25% better for us than it was last year. Speaking of money, we are averaging about $230/day for both of us, ...
... fruit: a castle atop a modest hill just above the village. It looked like a steep but relatively short climb, perhaps 15 minutes max. We could ascend to a castle after all, without enduring the protracted suffering that attaining that other lofty one would have required. And so we headed up the hill, following the signs to the "Chateau Ht Koenigsbourg," assuming this referred to the modest castle ruins a few hundred feet above the sign. After about 20 minutes of steady climbing ...
... about cuckoo clocks and Black Forest cake. Although the working clock on the outside of the building was impressive, the workshop was a glorified cuckoo clock shop. Not my favorite excursion of the trip.
Our afternoon optional excursion to Colmar in Alsace made up for a disappointing morning. Located 40 miles south of Strasbourg on the Lauch River, the city proper has about 70,000 inhabitants. It is also the capital of the Alsatian ...