Victor'S Residenz Hotel
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Last night attempted our first dining experience and managed to order the food and wine we actually wanted! Chose the right time to be out and about as rain started just after our return to the apartment. Elspeth (Manager of the apartments) drove Ron to arrange a hire car for a week as from Thurs. so we should get to see some very interesting countryside. Zell is set in the Mosel Valley so when we caught a bus to a large shopping ...
After an exhausting trip we have arrived at our apartment in Zell and what a wonderful sight. We look out over the Mosel River at a very busy river moving vessels of all description and charming houses on the banks opposite. Zell is noted for it's wine growing and I guess we are going to help support the locals and try a few! Today has been a very quiet day as we try and recuperate from our jet lag so we have only done a walk ...
... settled, we decided to check out the local festival - The Kings Table - now the other name for it is the Kaisertafel. It's a big open street festival with games, activities, rides for children, lots of food options, shopping and a wide variety of beverage offerings. As it turned out, we arrived there around 11:30am and stayed through to 6:30-ish. We roamed up and down the street and checked it all out. See the pics. After we arrived home, ...
... above the road. Not being castled out yet, we worked out a way to drive up there. It was a 13th century castle that had changed hands 30 times until the 1700's when the French blew it up. It must have been huge. What was interesting was, of course, the view, but also all the tunnels and rooms cut into the rocky outcrop. Great spot to explore. There was also a nice little restaurant sitting where the ...
... look at the light show for the Karlsplatzfest.
We caught the tram into Bismarkplatz and walked down the Hauptstraße to the Untere Straße, where we were lured into a bar offering cheap cocktails. Turns out we were the only ones in the place, but we sat outside in the beer garden surrounded by buildings and chatted about the cultural differences from beer gardens in Australia! No such thing as a beer garden in Canada, ...
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