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Travel Blogs from Rimbach
... It was really run to bike ahead of our ship, then stop to wave to our parents as they passed and take photos. The ride really gave us a great perspective of the small towns along the river, and the beautiful scenery which surrounds them. It was a great experience, and especially fun to ride into the city of Passau, crossing the river, and then along the large dam/hydroelectric plant that spans the river along the western side of the city. ...
Ger, the Fixer, gave some assistance to an Italian team, as the back wheel of their car was brushed against the wheel arch, and the Italians were delighted, it now meant that they could go slightly faster and reach the ...
... the lake.
Once organized we jumped in the car to head
to, yep you guessed it, another brewery (!), this time a family run brewery,
Jacob, where nobody spoke English in town and we were really grasping at straws
to find where to go and what to order. A bier garden in the sunshine on another
lake of the area, it felt more of an adventure with a clear language barrier in
a tiny isolated town.
It was again ...
... a bit over the heavy Czech food, so we tried a Mexican restaurant, which turned out to be really good!
The next day we took it easy in the morning, and after a healthy salad for lunch sitting in the park, and another walk along the lovely stream in town, headed for the big gates of the
Pilsner Urquell brewery. We joined a tour which was a bit overcommercialised and pretty standard as far as brewery tours go, but it ...
... subject of signs, it's very pleasing to see very few traffic or other signs around, no sign clutter!! There's a lot to like about this part of Germany, the people are helpful, friendly, courteous to cyclists and go quietly about their work. The only downside I can see is their smoking habits, everyone smokes! There are cigarette vending machines in hotels, in the streets and even the side of the road, a pack of twenty costs ...