Tag: Half Timbered Houses

A Fishy Business: Gernsheim, DE

Gernsheim is a small town on the Rhine river that started out as a small Roman fishing village about two thousand years ago. Sean found out about Gernsheim last February when we were looking for something to do one weekend. He found a bad translation online of a walking tour, […]

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Days of Wine & Roses: Eltville, DE

While my parents were here visiting over the summer we took them to the town of Eltville am Rhein or Eltville for short.  “Am Rhein” means “on the Rhine” and it was a beautiful day to walk along the river and through the town when we visited. We made the […]

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Gelnhausen, DE

While I was looking for some information about the Brothers Grimm for our visit to http://lyonsloco.blogspot.de/2014/02/the-brothers-grimm-childhood-home.html Steinau an der Straße, I came across a map that had several towns highlighted.  One of them was Gelnhausen, although I’m not quite sure what the relation is between the town and the Brothers […]

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Aschaffenburg, DE

Aschaffenburg is a town in the German state of Bavaria that’s about 45 minutes away from where we live in the German state of Hesse. I had wanted to go there for a while, so on the lazy, rainy weekend after Christmas we took a Sunday drive to go check […]

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Dinkelsbühl, DE, The Romantic Road

While we were in Rothenburg ob der Tauber the weekend before Christmas, we made a side trip to the town of Dinkelsbühl, which is about 35 minutes south on what’s called The Romantic Road.  The Romantic Road (Romantische Straße in German) is about 220 miles long and has lots of […]

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