Travel Blogs from Hannover
08:15 Meet in hotel lobby
08:20 Depart from Novotel
09:15 Welcome at EuroBlech
09:45 Tour TRUMPF EuroBlech stand
13:15 Visit EuroBlech at your own leisure
17:00 Transfer to hotels
18:15 Drive to dinner from Novotel
19:00 Dinner at Landhaus Artischocke ...
On the Sunday I moved bases: from the hotel in Bad Pyrmont, to an apartment for a full week in Quedlinburg, 2 hours drive.
On the way over I stopped in medieval hansa town Hameln for a couple of hours. The famous tale of the rat catcher comes from here, and is exploited to the full.
For only €1 ...
... in the one particular terrace or cafe, not out on the grass.
The choice of saunas, pools, hot tubs and steam baths was good though, and I had a good massage.
And the views and fresh air were great. It was on a hill overlooking forests.
Also, I had forgotten my sunglasses so it was hard to read my book in the glaring (lovely) sun. The guy from reception was very friendly and lent me a pair of sunglasses from ...
After 20 hours of planes, trains, and automobiles, we have arrived safely at our destination and can once again sleep in a horizontal position. We couldn't figure out how to use the GPS system in the Mercedes Benz rental! So grateful we had the iPad to come to the rescue. We are staying at the edge of a lake, and had dinner al fresco. I think it might we might call it gyros German style, with red cabbage and French ...
... a mausoleum, expanses of grass and avenues of trees. Interestingly, one row of trees were considered unhealthy, and were scheduled to be removed. However, a Hermit beetle colony was discovered in the trees, and had to be relocated before this could happen......such is life!
The day passed all too quickly, and by the time we returned home, Pat and Eckard were already there. Frank was out teaching judo ...