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... Maicher's Uncle Georg planned and laid the ornate street cobble stones. The stones came from the Rhein region. We stopped at the Schmidt Cafe so that Ron could have Schwarzwalderkirsch Kuchen und Kaffee. We looked at some more of the Alt Stadt. The Hotel Bären Wein und Bierstuben was first built in 1358 but its foundation was laid 1120. This is the ...
After leaving Constance we headed toward the Rhine Falls. The drive was all along the boarder of Switzerland and Germany and the Rhine River and it was good to be off the motorways. We used the motorways a bit in Switzerland as it was just easier and you just purchase one sticker for 40 euros that lets you drive on all of them. On arriving at the falls it was raining and cold! Its definitely cooled down, less than 20 degrees today and ...
... make friends for life with a duck by feeding her a few bits of bread. Now they come boldly into the tent in the morning looking for more. The mother blackbird too seems to have no fear and the shyest animal by far, as mentioned, is the sheepdog in the caravan behind, and even he, with a distinct lack of subtlety, has dropped his ball by our tent, awaiting a quick game should the chance arise.
But it's too hot to play now. We have no idea where we ...
... before dinner (Sam was pretty towned out)..
We had yummy tartes Flambee for dinner.
As you drive into the city there is also a replica Statue of Liberty to great you as the guy who designed her, Bartholdi, was born in Colmar. His house is now a museum.
Not much to report here as we mostly just walked around admiring the prettiness!
Next Stop: Bern, ...
... I swapped my last 50 Swiss Francs to euro at the train station. Thieving *******s only gave me 43 euro. Swapped trains in Basel. Spent my last 10 francs on some take away lunch for on the train. Back to euros from now on, until UK. It's another mongrel train to get on. I swear this one is even higher than the last one. They only have notices in French on this train. No English like the ...