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... Nonnenweir and headed for Illhausern and Riquewhir, two wonderful Alsacian old towns along the famous "Route des Vins d'Alsace" Even though the auberge were we wanted to have lunch was closed for their holiday, we enjoyed a wonderful meal at an adjacent restaurant.
Riquewhir only 13 km down the way was the icing on the cake. It reinforced in our minds once again that is every ...
We awoke to a foggy day but as we headed south after breakfast, we drove out of the fog when we climbed and back into it when we descended. That lasted for several hours until the daytime heating took care of the problem and as previously mentioned, we had yet another super weather day. We drove through the hills of Saarland, through the town of Mettlach (famous for ...
... 2 seconds) we packed everything and found out way back to the road.
At first we rode the usual village-to-village with a couple of minor deviations, (I only have the map because my handlebar is straight, not because of my navigation skills. I think I'm getting better though)
we found a nice biketrail on the side of the channel that connects the rivers Rhine and Rhone. There we could ...
... br> even have natural hot springs and outdoor spas. You can see these,
called Bachle, in one of the pictures. We never did figure out where all
of the people were that allegedly had all of the hotels in Freiburg
booked over the weekend. Could have been they were in church, unlike us
heathens. So we weren't extremely impressed with Freiburg, and soon
headed back north to drive the Schwarzwaldhochstrasse (or the Black
Forest scenic route) on ...
... village, and then the walled village of Riquewihr. After a wonderful Alsacian lunch of choucroute, it was on to Ribeauville before heading back to Furtwangen in the 97+ heat. Upon arrival, Dave went directly into the shower wearing his riding ...