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... really slowed things down. So the trip actually took about five and a half hours but we are so thrilled we did it. It was a very pretty drive and I still can't get over how green it all looks. Also can't get over the number of trucks on the road. Stopped at a way side stop for fuel and lunch - it was so, so busy and there must have been at least 30 trucks there. After we had found a ...
Like in a bike tour race, ever time it moves from one place to another, they call this a "stage".
So why not copy this procedure, sure I am not racing, but I move as well in stages, actually if everything goes to plan, in many more ,then the Tour de France .
In this case, today was Nr. 6, I moved from Nurnberg to Bayreuth , a 90 km ride, very much up and down, and again very hot temperatures. By the way, so far ...
Waking up early on Monday, we found a
relatively dry tent and a beautiful blue sky awaiting us! The tent was packed
in great time and we then headed directly to Lidl (supermarket that's almost
identical to Aldi) to get some food. A bit of cheese, a bit of german
schinkenspek, a few fresh bananas and some bread for Andy and we were sorted, as
well as the customary travelling Haribo lollies!
A quick bite to eat in the car ...
... Oh but such is life .
We went out in evening and found super restaurants in what is called little Venice . Because I could I took healed shoes on this adventure , so I wore them . Not good on old cobble stone roads . But I feel soooo much better that I have them and two dresses .
Our land lady warned us that the next day was a holiday and the square would be closed and because of the one way system we would ...
... displayed artefacts from the many periods of occupation. In Martin Luther’s small private chapel, I particularly liked the organ which was almost suspended high up on the wall with a huge carved pillar holding it up.
Next were bedrooms, dressing rooms and link rooms, all with pottery/glassware/medals/coins of the various periods. Much of the glassware was Venetian and was sourced by Queen ...