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Dec 18, 2018 - Baden Baden

We got on a bus and went to Baden Baden this a.m. We drove through the Black Forest to get there which was very beautiful. Baden Baden is a spa town with geothermal springs where the very rich go to ski and be pampered. We walked through town which was beautifully decorated to their very lovely Xmas market. We walked their market, got our obligatory Gluwein with local mug and got back on the bus to the return to the ship. When we returned there was a "Kaffeklatsch" at a local family's home (multiple faimilies). We opted out of this and...

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Jun 9, 2016 - Baden Baden & Staufen

Good night sleep in Baden Baden after a long day getting there. In the morning I heard with Parker to pickup the rental car -- and what a car it is. I'm a little rusty on driving a manual but no neck injuries so far. We then took a tour of the Baden Baden casino and walked around the town. Great lunch at a market and my first beer in Germany. It was then off to Staufen. Staufen is very nice.

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Lehmann Europe 2016

Jul 30, 2015 - Mozelle to Baden Baden

Thursday, July 30st. With a map of the Moselle (in German-Mozel meaning mosey) we headed out. The German section of the river, which rises in France than traverses Luxembourg, runs for 195 kilometers from Trier to Koblenz on a slow serpentine course, revealing new scenery at every bend. Unlike the Romantic Rhine (which we cruised down) the Mozelle is spanned by many bridges. Paved walking and hiking trails line the river on both sides. Many bikers tent along this river as they travel carrying everything on their bikes, some even have...

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May 11, 2015 - Looking for Gerhardsteins, Family and Friends

Spent the morning driving to three small towns where Mike's forefathers lived: Siegan, France home of Johann Adam (3rd Great-grandfather) who came to Ohio in 1830 to farm.; Busenberg, Germany home of 5th Great-grandfather, Paul and his family of 12 children.(1700's -early 1800,s) and finally, Wilgartswiese , Germany home to Johann George, shepherd for Falkenburg Castle. He died there in 1778 at age 80. In each town we visited the church knowing that is where they would have participated in the community. Only one of the churches were...

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May 10, 2015 - Black Forest, Baden-Baden and Mothers Day

The drive through the Black Forest: up and down hills, valleys, winding, and vast vista of every shade of green. A detour (road close just 2 miles out) through the Black Forest on the way to Baden-Baden: scary, narrow roads, not bigger then a bike path, inches from shear dropoffs, with on coming drivers forcing you to the edge. Not to worry, Mike was calm. Kathy was calm and we stayed the course. Baden-Baden: Michigan Avenue, The Gold Coast in the middle of the Black Forest. Upscale shopping and living. A slow, relaxing pace. Life is meant...

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Sep 13, 2014 - Murren, Switzerland

September 12th *Left Baden Baden by the curviest detour in Germany. Raining so looking forward to the Black Forest. *Black Forest Open-Air Museum. The classic Fräulein Schmidt was the truly perfect tour guide in her little pink boiled wool jacket, beret, and enunciating each syllable. The tour is of the 1612 traditional folk architecture. The semi-hipped roof which was thatched with rye is wider than the frame that creates dry storage space under the eaves. People and animals all lived under the same roof. Fräulein Schmidt assured us that...

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Aug 18, 2014 - Monday, August 18

We left Trier very early after a 6:30 am breakfast. We entered the northern edge of the Black Forrest and came into Baden-Baden. Our first stop was for a tour of the Kurhaus and Casino. It was built in 1823 and tours are only available for the casino opens for gambling at 2:00 pm. The 8 rooms we we're able to tour were decorated in different styles of architecture. The first room was the Austrian Room with the most interesting roulette wheel of racing horses with the numbers. This room is no longer used, but quite a sight. Other...

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Aug 19, 2013 - The last two days of the Germany tour

Left Munich early at 7:15am to get to the Schloss Neuschwaustein palace of King Ludwig II and his mother during his brief reign as King of Bavaria. We were allocated a certain time period or it would be forfeited. There was a very noticeable change in the scenery as we drove south to the Alps and the wonderful bare mountains which would be transformed with the heavy snow falls in winter. The Black Forest is actually an elongated rectangle with a length of approximately 160km X average 37 km and runs from France in the west to Switzerland in...

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Jul 4, 2013 - A funicular ride and a walk in the forest

After a day of rain on the Wednesday, Thursday morning was warm but very misty. We decided that despite the weather we would head out. From Baden –Baden we took the Merkurbergbahn or funicular to the top of the Merkur at 668m. This was the first time Daisy had been on a funicular but as usual anything that moved was fine by her particular as the lady at the kiosk had given her a treat! The view from the top was mist, mist and more mist! Finding our trail we started our walk. The mist gave the forest a mystic feel. As we went lower the mist...

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Jul 1, 2013 - Baden- Baden

We had moved base the day before to Rhine Munster just west of Baden –Baden to explore the northern part of the Black Forest. We woke up to a beautiful day and headed into Baden-Baden. We had visited Baden-Baden (Bath-Bath) twice before once as a stopover going to Austria and once when we had a holiday in the Black Forest region. It is one of our favourite spa towns. The history of Baden-Baden goes back to Roman times when the thermal springs attracted Roman bathers around 75AD (more of that later). In the 19th century spas were very...

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Jul 16, 2012 - Baden-Baden

We rode in a bus for about 1 hour to spend 2 ½ hours in this affluent city. Our local guide took us through a lovely city park, past a beautiful old theater to the casino. That building was huge with one sumptuous and ornately decorated room after another! Open for gambling from 2:00 P.M. To 2:00 A.M. there is a 5 euro entrance fee; men must wear tie and jacket and no tennis shoes. Not quite so strict for women. Each room was dedicated to a particular form of gambling with slot machines kept to the basement level. No one under the age of 21...

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Jun 8, 2012 - Baden Baden

I got a fairly early start on Wednesday to see the Unterlinden museum that was closed yesterday. It is located in an old convent which means it has a really great cloister (one of my favorite things). This order was composed mostly of women from wealthy families, and they supported the order with a wine business. One of the first rooms had huge old wine presses and barrels. The museum has a wonderful collection of medieval art, both church statuary and paintings. I love the clarity and detail in the painting from this period. I got a kick...

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