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Travel Blogs from Bayerisch Eisenstein
We decided on a white Xmas for 2011 and after trawling Trip Advisor for White Xmas Holiday Inspiration, and came up with Bavaria and specifically Bayerisch Eisenstein. We booked into Haus Sterr-Peter-Martin and had a lovely relaxing time. Snow came early so when we arrived from Munich on the train it looked amazing and Martin met us at the train to …
... around the world (including recent deliveries to the Royal Wedding in the UK).
We enjoyed a great glassmaking demonstration. We took away two interesting things from our tour — first, the glassmaker who showed us his craft had graduated with a physics degree at the top of his class in all of Germany, but has enjoyed glassmaking so much that he is doing this primarily and considering what he may want to do with ...
... happy days !!! :-)
After a breakfast of beans and eggs we decided to start up the car and drive on southwards through Czech Republic, Germany, the Austrian Alps into Slovenia before arriving into Croatia.....on we ride !!!!
... have to keep all those Czechs happy and make sure they don’t go thirsty! Pilsner Urquell has been brewed at this same brewery since 1842, and they say the Pilsen lager inspired more than 2/3 of the world’s pilsner labelled beers. Thank you Pilsen! The best part of the tour was at the end where we tasted unfiltered and non-pasteurised Pilsner Urquell beer tapped straight from the oak lager barrels. Ahhhhhhhh!
Wow, what a morning! The exhibits in the Gäubodenmuseum in Straubing were extraordinary; the Roman objects found buried there in 1950 are amazing! Metal breastplates, knee guards, shin guards, helmets, swords, silver coins etc in perfect condition. The Romans settled here in 70 AD and called the place "Sor-viodurum" The Danube trail is well signposted, we have only lost it several times, mostly entering or leaving a city. ...
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- Tennis Court
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center