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We had decided to head back to the Black Forest, almost to the point of entry, just above Frieberg, we decided to follow part of the Clock Route North through the forest visiting Villingen-Schwenningen, we didn't see much here as the heavens opened then moved on to Furtwangen to see the/a clock museum and the ...
... go, we chose to take a leisurely sache back toward the hauptbahnhof, stopped in the park to relax a bit then check out the Coop for food on our journey back to Speyer. We got another Brezelkönig and waited for the train.
We departed at 6:05 and headed to Mannheim to make our connection to Speyer. Despite the train drivers attempts to break the land speed record, or so it felt, we charged off the train in Mannheim and bolted ...
... called the maneater. Sad stuff. From there headed into Colmar, the bigger town of the area. A really beautiful place. Half timbered and stone houses and flowers everywhere. Had a really nice look around, and then spent the night in a really nice hotel, the Turenne. Took a salad down to the town square about 8pm and listened to the live music and watched people. ...
... for miles had a full cop car. Had a leisurely afternoon in Eguisheim, then an Alsacienne meal. R had steak and chips and salad, me choucroute, which is sausages, Kessler chop, sauerkraut, and a 15 mm thick slab of bacon. Heaven. Had to cut short our drive around the Vosges today because of all the security activity, so will try to do a bit more tomorrow. We'll see how the weather holds ...
... and headed back to our accommodation. Tomorrow we will look at the town more and drive around the area a bit. One thing this town is famous for also, is its white storks. They breed here, and there are huge nests on the top of many of the highest buildings. At the moment the chicks are quite big, so easy to see. It's fun to see the commotion when mum and dad get back to the nest with food. 3 huge birds trying to keep their balance in one ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking