Burse, Freiburg, Germany


A great restaurant with outdoor seating in the plaza, offering wonderful food and traditional German cuisine, and, of course, I enjoyed the German hearty meal of Schnitzel, mixed salad, and potatoe salad. A wonderful meal in the plaza, a great way to fuel up on an adventure and a tasty way at that!!

Kloster Ruins, a most favorite place


Tucked away in the small village of Frauenalb, Germany, the klosterruine are a true treasure and gem worth exploring. Listed as a historic site and part of the National Park system, the ruins are filled with beauty and enchanting nooks and crannies. I hope you enjoy the tour. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFsv90YcSyg      

Spock and Gelato


A small town in Southwest Germany, Spock offers a quiet afternoon to wander and enjoy Gelato.  

Steinbach


A Small, quaint town in the heart of the Black Forrest, Thomas and I stopped at the Guesthause Hirch for a wonderful german meal, the church bells rang, and the service was nice, the food superb. A town that one can easily relax in and fully enjoy!!! A place to get a breath of fresh … Continue reading Steinbach

Neustadt an der WeinstraBe


A wonderful adventure with family!! My Uncle came to visit Germany from Maryland (and staying with his brother, my other Uncle). We all met up somewhere in the middle...in the lovely town of Neustadt an der WeinstraBe (literally translating into the "New City on the Wine Street" but it is truly an older city, being … Continue reading Neustadt an der WeinstraBe

St. Barbara Capella Ruins, Langensteinbach, Badische History


The St. Barbara Capella (church) was built in the beginning of the 1300s in the town edge of Langensteinbach here in the Alb Valley. A little history (compliments of the a German information website) tells the story beautifully here: "The first documentary mention of the Barbara Chapel as "capella sanctae Barbarae" dates from 1432. The … Continue reading St. Barbara Capella Ruins, Langensteinbach, Badische History

The Roosters Well and more, Speilberg, Germany


No Bake Tuna Noodle Casserole


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An Evening of Chiming Bells


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89cZhBaetIo A long day of walking and siteseeing wound down with a lovely evening of church bells chiming to ring in the beauty of the day, which, of course, included a dark-strong coffee in a Italian cafe on the river's edge. The river and the bells provided a lovely musical venue, with a menagerie of … Continue reading An Evening of Chiming Bells

Homemade Fudge–sharing a tradition


          Thomas had never experienced fudge before, which is such a bummer as it is one of my more favorite Christmas treats--and not knowing what Fudge and all of it its variations he was missing, I accepted the challenge of creating the wonderful delight, in a few simple varieties, at home. … Continue reading Homemade Fudge–sharing a tradition