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After all, mainly flat stages, today I approached the Black forest hills.
Starting in Soellingen, it went up immediately, from 100 metres up to 600 close to Ehningen.
From there it went down again through the beautiful Naturpark Schoenbuch.
Nevertheless, despite the climbing activities, the stage today was the longest so far, 106 km.
you have to work hard but it is compensated by the views ...
... 3 drinks each. So back we walked to the only ATM we'd seen in our 2 hours of being out and about (also the only one mentioned when we asked where there was an ATM). That's when we saw the sign with the temperature at 35 under the trees. Also when we saw the great blow up boat - they had a small barbq going on board!
Had a couple of drinks at "Hartmans Cafe.Bar" close to the hotel - seemed very local (next to the kid's park).
Heilbronn suffered a lot ...
While Mum was visiting, we took her to see Ludwigsburg castle, now full of flowers.
It was also full of rather interesting birds, including flamingos! They exist outside of cartoons! Having only seen them in Alice in Wonderland ...
... and town walk.
We had forgotten that our highly preferred way of touring is long drive and then 3-4 days in one place. We had booked a few one night / short drive / one night...so a quick bit of rebooking and we drove directly from Brussels to Stuttgart. Long day but a better way to go. Before ...
... us in. That didn't happen though. We walked around the sides of the castle to a cliff edge to try and get a photo of the castle but the angle wasn't great but I swear to god as we were trying to take photos a little boy (about 10 years old?) came and took a photo of us and then ran off! The cheek!
After our brief stroll around the castle we decided to head straight to Stuttgart where we hoped to find some food and plonk ourselves into bed and watch a movie. ...