Travel Blogs from Stuben
... was, I literally couldn't breathe. There were a lot of school children there, because now it's law that German children must go to a concentration camp at some point in their schooling, just one of the ways they're trying to get over what happened.
I then spent the night hanging out with Ellen, and her 2 scottish friends, Ben and Cameron.
I took a train to Ravensburg where a couple friends that I met in Ireland live, Derya and Jessica. ...
... about an hour we got out of the water and I let the last warm Swiss sunshine heat me up. Before starting to sweat extremely as I was trying to get out of the two diving suits. What a strange experience.
So one week later, I was off to my second dive. More exercises, same troubles with the equipment. Sqeezed myself into yet another 2 suits, once more put another 8kg of lead on my hips and managed to get into my jacket - which I had put together ...
Having looked at the distance to The Black Forest on the map and taking account of our previous mileages, we've decided that:
50mph is a relaxing speed to travel at (and limited to that in Germany anyway although a friendly German camper tells us that we should now meet the 100% car/caravan ratio. This means we should be able to get the 100 kph test certificate to travel at 60 on motorways?)
100 miles is a very easy day.
150 miles is a sensible distance to travel (3 ...
... had the 'little sparrows' (tiny dumplings) with pork, beef and some bird between a chicken and a turkey that no one could tell us anything about. I had a rosti which I thought was Swiss but it was very good. It was served with bacon which was delicious. The pork products here are excellent. We have cured ham for breakfast along with sausage, salami and liverwort which is a tradition that I'm becoming quite accustomed to. The bacon though ...
Most of us know Neuschwanstein. It's the 'Disneyland' castle that we see on the credits and on heaps of postcards and souvenirs from Austria and it certainly is amazing. Although we haven't seen it for almost 30 years everyone here maintains it hasn't changed (probably right) and insisted we visit Schloss Linderhof instead. Well Schloss Linderhof is equally amazing. It was built for King Ludwig II hence forth known as King Ludwig because the II is difficult and unusual to ...
- Free parking