Dachau

Dachau
 Mostly sunny - high temp 64ºF We decided that since we had the car, it would make sense to visit Dachau before going to our apartment in Munich about 25 minutes away. I had some very mixed feeling about visiting Dachau prior to our trip... I willfully isolate myself from things ...

Travel Day to Munich

Travel Day to Munich
--> Morning fog --> Afternoon mostly sunny - high temp 64ºF When we woke up in the castle, the weather outside was truly castle worthy... Foggy morning in Colmberg Truly foggy ...

Rothenburg ob der Tauber & Colmberg

Rothenburg ob der Tauber & Colmberg
 Mostly sunny - high temp 57ºF Day two in Rothenburg ob der Tauber was our last day there and the day we would make a short drive (25 minutes) to the Burg Colmberg castle where we would spend the night. The morning was slow, as most were these days. I went out and brought ...

Rothenburg ob der Tauber Day 1 – Long Day

Rothenburg ob der Tauber Day 1 - Long Day
Partly sunny - high temp 50ºF The first morning in Rothenburg ob der Tauber started early for me..., at least that is how it felt. Sunrise wasn't until about 8:10am, and I was awake in the 5 o'clock hour. So I got dressed and walked around the pre-dawn town. The entire town wasn't ...

Travel Day Driving in Germany – Heidelberg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Travel Day Driving in Germany - Heidelberg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber
-->  Morning fog --> Afternoon mostly cloudy - high temp 49ºF The day started with a 40 minute walk across Heidelberg to pick up our rental car. I left the family in the apartment, and walked from old Heidelberg to contemporary Heidelberg. Luckily it was a ...

Heidelberg Day 2 – More exploring town and hike to Thingstätte

Heidelberg Day 2 – More exploring town and hike to Thingstätte
-->  Morning fog --> Afternoon mostly sunny - high temp 54ºF The previous evening, Karen had set the intention with the boys that our second full day in Heidelberg get started a little earlier than the "lunchtime" starts we had been getting. The intention was to ...

Heidelberg Day 1 – Exploring town and the castle

Heidelberg Day 1 - Exploring town and the castle
 Mostly sunny - high temp 56ºF I woke up early, so I decided to go for a walk by myself. I walked down our street, Steingasse, to the Tower Gate: Tower Gate I then walked out on to the bridge. ...

Travel Day was interesting – København to Heidelberg

Travel Day was interesting - København to Heidelberg
-->  Morning drizzle --> Afternoon cloudy - high temp 51ºF We needed to take a plane to Frankfurt, and then a couple trains to Heidelberg. Getting up and out of our apartment, riding the bus to the train station, and taking the train to the ...

København Day 2 – Roskilde Viking Ship Museum and more struggles

København Day 2 - Roskilde Viking Ship Museum and more struggles
 Cloudy and damp - high temp 50ºF On our second full day in Denmark, we decided to take the train out to Roskilde to see the Viking Museum. The day started early for me... I was awake at 3:45. After having a lot of alone time with my coffee, I got ...

København Day 1 and travel fallout

København Day 1 and travel fallout
 Cloudy - high temp 52ºF I managed to get what seemed like a good night's sleep and woke around 7:00am. Unfortunately the rest of the family was not on my schedule. So I made coffee and checked Facebook where I saw that Karen had posted an hour earlier that she was ...