Europe 14.11.2018 – France & Germany

After the early morning travel shoot in Bern which I uploaded yesterday, my cousin and I enjoyed a decent breakfast at the Martahaus before setting off on a misty morning drive. This is what it looked like in the beginning:

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The mist is actually kind of pretty, in my opinion at least, just not very enjoyable when one is trying to get from A to B in good time. We bypassed Basel and got on to Route 5 in Deutschland.

Since this was my first time in this particular part of the world, I asked my travel buddy (a.k.a Anthony my most awesome, gracious and accommodating travel buddy) if we could hit up the Alsace-Lorraine region of which I had heard so much about but never actually been to and he agreed wholeheartedly.

I remember that we crossed the Rhine before Strasbourg and decided to slow down further up North along the wine route 🙂 Oh my! Anybody who is looking for travel tips please google the Cleebourg, Rott and Wiesembourg area – totally worth it. The pics below are taken in November, one should consider staying such a lovely countryside during a snowy Christmas.

 

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We stopped for lunch at the Keimberg Hotel in Cleebourg and the menu was really good, the wine amazing (of course) and the people who ran it were lovely!!

 

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After lunch the sun started to shine through, allowing for one to enjoy the sights of countryside and stop to purchase fine wine:

 

That said, my travel buddy is something of a connoisseur when it comes to wine so we also stopped over in Germany to explore the wineries in their side of the Alsace and take some photos of the view:

 

 

We drove on through the night and stopped over at Ant’s place in the Netherlands for a couple of days just to get our bearings before setting off for the ferry at Rotterdam. I must say that the villages of the Netherlands are beautiful and they will need their own photography travel blog in future 😉

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