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Travel Blogs from Rothenburg ob der Tauber
... medieval town about an hour from Wurzburg. Managed to snag Karl Heinz again as our guide. Several of these walled towns still exist, but Rothenburg is the biggest and has much of the original structures remaining. It is heretage listed. Spent the afternoon checking out the various structures including walking on the wall where they defended the town from. Met a lady who spent time in Australia and was very welcoming in her shop and had spent time in Mackay.
After docking this morning, took a short bus ride to the Wurzburg Residenz, home of the prince-bishops in the 18th century--lots of ornate detail and compared to the Palace of Versailles in France. The Residenz is known for having The largest staircase enclosed in a room with gorgeous paintings on the ceiling depicting the continents except Australia since it had not been discovered at this time. One room had walls of painted mirrors ...
... out to 'claim the asset'. But I'm and not a wizard nor a hired hit man (I'm not even British), I'm Nathan Guyer and ready to set out on my own magical tale of adventure and excitement.
When I first left home I had four bags to my name. Now with two months remaining I've trimmed it down to one small backpack. It was no easy task and I'll admit I left things out I'm not proud of and brought some things I probably shouldn't have. But at this ...
... to Wien. It's complicated to enjoy completely an stay in a place when you are sick and your concern is to rest and recover, but like always, my friend Katrin made me feel so chilled and confortable in her presence, at ease. Reached already the most northern point of probably my whole trip, although curiously, or cassually, one of the warmers and sunniest so far, I start the way down to the south, and of course to the raising sun. Always to the raising sun. ...
... we spent a bit
of time exploring the old town and surrounding foresty parks. The old town was lovely, very small and cobbled and cute. We
went back to the castle as we'd been told the view from Mary's Bridge
was scaffold free. We also found out on a sunny day at lunch time there are 4
million castle visitors and only one bus every 20 minutes.
The walk up
would've taken us at least an hour so we suffered in the tourist trap
bus line. Finally at ...