Gunternation » Germany Our life in Ireland Sat, 16 Aug 2014 22:15:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Füssen and Environs Thu, 21 Jan 2010 22:21:00 +0000 0 Beer and Brats Mon, 11 Jan 2010 23:20:00 +0000 Yes friends, we drank plenty of beer as we meandered down the Romantic Road towards Füssen. Not when meandering via das auto, of course, but meandering from meal to meal. Being more of a wine person, it’s interesting how quickly I embrace beer when [...]]]> 0 Wandering in Dinkelsbühl Mon, 11 Jan 2010 13:10:00 +0000 The historical center within Dinkelsbühl’s fully intact medieval wall is as charming as you can imagine. The streets are cobbled, each building painted a different muted hue. The roofs are steep. It is the distillation of quaint. A triple [...]]]> 0 Deutsches Haus and St. George’s Church Sun, 10 Jan 2010 21:04:00 +0000 We arrived in Dinkelsbühl right after dark (November 9) and ate dinner at our hotel. The Deutsches Haus is a family-owned hotel built as a residence in the 15th century. The hotel’s richly decorated half-timbered facade exemplifies late Renaissance architecture in Southern Germany.  [...]]]> 0 Schloss Weikersheim Sun, 10 Jan 2010 14:06:00 +0000 Romantische Straße, the Romantic Road, a swath through historical towns and villages that typify Bavaria. We stopped to visit Schloss Weikersheim, the princely residence of the Hohenlohe family. November is not peak tourism season in Germany. We saw relatively few tourists, and very [...]]]> 0 More Würzburg Mon, 28 Dec 2009 16:23:00 +0000 0 Würzburg Sun, 20 Dec 2009 17:47:00 +0000 We left Dublin early on Saturday, November 7, arriving in Frankfurt at 10:00 AM. We hopped in the car and drove through the misty, russet and yellow countryside to Würzburg. After checking into our hotel we walked to the market square where we immediately sought out a bratwurst stand. And [...]]]> 0