Dorint Hotel An der Messe / Basel
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As if the Wochende couldn't get any better, Saturday rolled around and outdid all days I've had yet. The hike and Titisee exploration were just amazing and I can't believe this is all basically in my backyard. Amazing on amazing. The pictures explain most of it all.
After our escapade, we had a little down time in Vauban, and ...
... the best part...). On the way down, 5 of us stopped at a little restaurant for a beer- got a Hefeweizen, of course, and it was delicious and quenching.
It was a lovely descent filled with some hearty laughs and talk of our favorite shows. I had to catch the tram right when we got back (for reasons I will explainslee at a later time... EXCITING REASONS!). I waited about 10 minutes for the tram, which is a long ...
So, in the morning we decided where we wanted to go, basically to the very bottom corner of Germany. Vlad sourced some accommodation and away we went from Balingen. Before leaving we went into town where Ivan finally was able to talk to the boofs. He was the happiest he's been on this trip yet had a tear in his eye thinking of his girls. He decided to celebrate by getting a six pack for the road. Our intention was to cut cross country to ...
The following is a list of things I have done so far to correctly play my role as an Amerikan studying in Deutschland.
- Ordered pizza, online via Pizza.de (the grubhub of pizza in Germany)
- Successfully carried out my first international trade of MaryJane
- Went up to a "Gymnasium" looking for membership details- in Deutschland, Gymnasium means Highschool.
- Spent 10 minutes trying to figure out if I was holding laundry detergent or fabric ...
I have discovered there is no such a thing as a self-service coin-operated laundromat in central Basel. A service I equate to dimly-lit fluoscent vinyl floors and other people's naval lint. Something rather unsettling and queasy, rather like shared bathrooms in hostels with wet conglomerlations of body hair. Some things that really should be kept personal and private. I am normally not into that degree of sharing. And yet I find myself in that ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility