Travel Blogs from Strasbourg
The trip to Strasbourg was a breeze thanks to the TGV. The TGV is a high speed French train that can reach upwards of 280 kph (about 190 miles an hour). The interior of the train was slightly reminiscent of Pee-Wee’s playhouse with its purple and red velvet, but all in all it was a quick and painless trip.
Once arrived in …
... tomorrow, Murren to be exact and they are expecting snow tonight! Those capri's and short sleeve light weight clothes we brought for Italy have gone into deep storage, we are getting ready for COLD weather!
Baden-Baden is an old city and was never bombed in WWII so the building are beautiful and old. It is very much like an old resort town for the rich. Very laid back and clean. They have a ...
... on foot. By ten o'clock the sun was burning off the fog and it looked fair for walking. After breakfast we headed for Gengenbach,which looked even prettier in the sun. A quick stop at the Tourist Informaton centre to pick up a booklet of sixteen walks and we were set. We chose a walk that started in Gengenbach and headed upwards towards a hamlet called Hinter Huttersbach through vineyards, woods and farmland ...
Geoff did not fall about laughing when I told him, but I was quite proud of it.
Back to the car as it was starting to rain and retraced our steps to Gutach where there is a fascinating open air folk museum with over twenty exhibits of different regional styles of farm houses and mills set in a park. It stopped raining and allowed us to have a very enjoyable afternoon getting a feel of what it must have been like as a farmer two or three hundred years ...
... but I hope that the list includes all those who lost their life and not merely the soldiers. On a hillside not far away is a memorial to all those who lost their lives in near by concentration camps in the last months of the war.The rain had stopped long enough for us to enjoy Haslach , but as the afternoon closed , the rain once again began and we headed back along the Kinzig valley to Gengenbach
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed