Zum dicken Heinrich
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... br> Dorfstraße 30, 30966 Hemmingen
08:50 Meet in hotel lobby
09:00 Depart from Novotel
09:30 Continue EuroBlech visit at your own leisure
evening Leisure or farewell dinner with Headland
... climb the church tower (280 steps) which gave great views over the town and surrounding land. (In Amsterdam you pay €7.50 to climb the Westerkerk church tower!)
All in all a pleasant, picturesque town, with affordable cafes and parking and friendly people, though most visitors were a bit old. Made me feel so young!
So funny, on the drive over I came very close to the town where my surname comes from, in the Detmold / Bielefeld region. But I didn't visit that particular village again, it had been quite a long drive as it was and that would have cost me an extra hour.
Bad Pyrmont... a resort town for senior citizens. I was about 30 years below the average age in that town! :-) But that made it feel very safe and mellow.
After 20 hours of planes, trains, and automobiles, we have arrived safely at our destination and can once again sleep in a horizontal position. We couldn't figure out how to use the GPS system in the Mercedes Benz rental! So grateful we had the iPad to come to the rescue. We are staying at the edge of a lake, and had dinner al fresco. I think it might we might call it gyros German style, with red cabbage and French ...
... keen to see it now.
Herrenhausen Castle overlooks the 50 hectare baroque formal garden. Sophia of Hanover had this garden designed and constructed, with the lawns, hedges and pathways, not to mention the statues, in strict geometrical patterns. Sophia met an untimely death during her morning walk through the gardens she loved.