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How’s that for a cheesy title? We got to live life like a local this morning. After a long and somewhat arduous commute into the city we picked up our daily tour guide Larae who gave us a lovely bus … Continue reading
The rain on the road from Cologne to Amsterdam thankfully did not last. By the time we arrived in the canalled city the rain had stopped and it was a beautiful afternoon for exploring the backstreets. Sigi took us on … Continue reading
This morning we woke to the tragic news of bombings in Brussels. Our original itinerary had us traveling there, but the prudent decision was made in December to alter our course after the bombings that had happened that month in … Continue reading
Cologne, pronounced ‘kooln’ in German, was our final stop of the day. But it took another long winding day of bussing to get here. From Heidelberg we set out northward towards Rüdesheim, stopping along the way at the Niederwalddenkmal monument … Continue reading
The road from Lucerne was foggy this morning. We had a lot of ground to cover today between Switzerland and our final destination outside of Heidelberg. Our first stop was the largest waterfall in Europe by volume, Rhine Falls. Next … Continue reading
Today we let down our ‘Swiss guard’ and enjoyed a sunny day in beautiful Lucerne, Switzerland. Stop number one off of the bus was a monument dedicated to the 800 fallen Swiss Soldiers who died during the French Revolution. It … Continue reading