Travel Blogs from Cham
... farming town of Baernzell. Sampled the local schnapps (called Bayernwurz), and enjoyed the local rye bread fresh from the 300 year old brick oven. After indulging in local specialities, we took a horse drawn carriage ride through the beautiful farmland, which was very peaceful.
Our next stop was the town of Zweisel, only 10,000 people, but very famous for its Bavarian glass. Hand made, hand colored and hand carved, very ...
... a try.
In the afternoon, Scot and Keely took a very relaxing 20 mile bike ride along the river, just enjoying the beautiful scenery. They have done a great job installing bike paths here, and since the terrain is so flat, you can ride forever at a nice, relaxing pace, enjoying the pastoral scenery.
Now it is time for some more champagne and a nice dinner, before perhaps one more quick walk into the downtown before the ship departs for our next ...
... a Bavarian feast which featured wurst of course along with Bavarian meatloaf. During lunch we sailed onto Regensburg where a city tour was included of this well preserved medieval town. Being a Sunday afternoon the only shops open were cafe's and souvenir shops. We walked over oldest stone bridge crossing the Danube which is getting some major rework. So was a leisurely afternoon and on return to the boat had a session of Oompah music from a local Oompah ...
free bread for Emma on seeing some ‘bio stores’ which seemed to stock a range
of organic and health conscious goods, we located some gluten free ravioli as a
novelty for dinner on the camp stove tonight, and continued on to a quiet stop
in the tiny town of Murnersee. A campsite situated on a tranquil lake
surrounded by heavy forest, we set up our camp in glorious sunshine with our
front door a private ...
... Dieter gave us. She started at the old, original gate built by the Romans. As we stood in front of the oldest hotel we heard the story of Emperor Charles V who was visiting Regensburg and saw a beautiful young girl, spent the night at the hotel with her and the outcome was a son, Don Juan of Austria. http://www.hotel-goldeneskreuz.de/
The guide pointed out "stumble stones" in the pavement. This ...