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We left Lucerne today for Germany. Our first stop was at the Rhine falls in Schaffhausen. The morning was very foggy and the air very crisp. The falls were beautiful.
Then had a very nice drive through the Black Forest and stopped for lunch at Breitnau. It was beautiful. It had the largest cuckoo clock. We ...
... of tres covering the hill on one side. On the other the town and sitting above it the Castle. Short stop we walked up the hill to the castle then down through the forest garden to have a wander into the church and along the street looking for the university jail ... We stopped to try some "snow balls" which we have renamed puke balls Calvin had recommended them saying how wonderful this local delicacy was. Ann ate all of ...
... The rotary engine was the only new combustion engine of the 20th century and its a shame that it hasn't been taken advantage of. Although the definite push is towards hybrid-electric motors these days.
It was heading towards 4:30pm so we decided to take the tram back to Edingen. We could have visited the museum ship as well in the harbour, but we ran out of time. Back at home, we feasted on the cake that Steffie had baked for herself as as belated birthday present! It was delicious.
... route (!?) which was unnecessarily hilly but stunning nonetheless. We saw a kingfisher, eagles aplenty and so many fruits ripe for picking!
We only managed 60 miles today and managed to find a minor road to clock up some distance at the end and, incidentally, much nicer cycling. We wild camped for the first time in Germany and went for our 2nd night in a row without any beer!
... uncle... With Finn fighting a tear back in jubilation (I am being genuine here...!) we slowly found our way to Speyer and then onto Germersheim where we waited to be greeted by an extremely passive, moody host who showed us to our camp - the home of many rabbits who seemed strangely indifferent to our arrival.
Dinner was a primitive risotto using some soup powder we found at Lidl - strangely our best homemade meal yet!