Travel Blogs from Bad Elster
... of paper we have. Mum’s over it because I always win ;) a few train changes later, we were in the German forted city, Rothenburg. It’s an old fashioned town and it’s known as a city of German romanticism. It’s beautiful here. The name "Rothenburg ob der Tauber" in German means "Red fortress above the Tauber". The houses in the town all have red roofs, it has a fortress all the way around ...
... I imagined people walking these same routes to Rothenburg for the past 1000 years.
I had lunch in the Markt, followed by some shopping. Dear Friends, you cannot imagine the
selection of Birkenstocks here, and for around 50 Euro ($75 Cdn). I restrained myself today, with some difficulty: I will buy Birkies in Berlin, when I have less time to carry them with me. Rothenburg is also a 365 Christmas market. At ...
... washing machine. He then drove me to the hotel, and I walked back to the Laundromat to put my stuff in the dryer. When I got there, the owner of the Laundromat had already put my stuff in the dryer, so within an hour of getting to town, I had a full set of clean clothes! How incredible is that? The B&B itself is lovely, bright and clean, and once again I have my very own bathroom, with a shower and everything! A traveler ...
I am writing this from my stateroom, finally on our river boat! Let me tell you how we got here.
We left Prague at 8:30 this morning. We rode about 2 hours on a bus to Karlovy Vary, a spa town in the Czech Republic. This town is known for it's mineral water and people often go there to rest and recover from illness. The water is said to have healing properties. There are beautiful lixury hotels and fancy restaurants and shops. Every shop had ...
... nice feature that Viking allows you to bring aboard and consume local adult beverages.
We finished the day by going on a tour of the Residenz of the Bishop Prince of the region. We were not allowed to take photographs inside so I can’t show it to you. I also find it difficult to describe to opulence and artwork that was found inside. Each room was richer and more unbelievably beautiful than the ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed