Travel Tales and Pictures

Travel Stories and Photographs by John.


Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany - Bavaria - Zwei

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Rothenburg is a pleasant medieval village. Here Catherine pretends she has her own motorized bike.

Catherine and I took a tour of Rothenburg with Hans Georg Baumgartner, "The Night Watchman".

A closer look at the town clock that commemorates the event in 1631 when the walled town was under siege from the Imperial forces of Count Tilly. Count Tilly told the city that he would spare them if anyone could drink a tankard containing a gallon of wine in one drink. The mayor successfully took the challenge and the city was saved. The clock also has a sun dial above the regular clock.

Catherine and I always got a kick out of seeing the little "Smart" cars in Europe.

This is what it looks like when you don't have a tripod and you put the camera on the ground to take a picture. At least it is a picture of the two of us in Rothenburg.

When we were driving to Rothenburg we saw a breed of cow we had never seen before. When we were in Rothenburg we saw the truck below with a drawing of this cow and I was able to do some research to discover that this region of Bavaria has cattle from the local Hohenlohe breeds of Limpurger, Fleckvieh and red-yellow Franconian

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You can see part of the medieval wall that protected Rothenburg.

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