DORMERO Hotel Stuttgart
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After all, mainly flat stages, today I approached the Black forest hills.
Starting in Soellingen, it went up immediately, from 100 metres up to 600 close to Ehningen.
From there it went down again through the beautiful Naturpark Schoenbuch.
Nevertheless, despite the climbing activities, the stage today was the longest so far, 106 km.
you have to work hard but it is compensated by the views ...
... 4 or so hours there; but we decided to carry on to Heilbronn. There was only a 3 minute connection time, but we only had to cross to the other side of the platform. This one was a RE (regional) train and it was packed in the second class section. We had the 12 seats in First class all to ourselves - not that it was all that salubrious, but it certainly wasn't crowded.
Have I mentioned that we've often had an entire 30 seat carriage to ourselves in ...
... bottom of the tower and shout "Rapunzel! Let down your hair!", her ponytail starts coming down towards you.
We also went on a boat ride through the fairytale garden, and saw more people - like Pinocchio - inside a tunnel.
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From there we spent some time visiting a number of War Cemeteries, placing poppies on various relatives / relatives of friends....so many made such a sacrifice. I must confess I didn't realise that there were so many cemeteries, or for that matter that so many died...horrific.
For anyone intending to visit as part of the WW1 ...
... wondering around and seeing all the knick-knacks. I decided I would buy a couple of bottles of alcohol as they were cheap and produced locally. As I went to pay on my card, the shop guy just properly laughed in my face and said "no cards under 50 euros". Erm, I'm sorry but what part of customer service do you not understand? He was so rude I should have just walked out but Jess paid for me as she was buying a few other bits and we left. Our experience with German's ...
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