April 12, 2022: 2021 Travel Recap. The skies are blue, and the weather is warming again in Charlotte. We can hear joyous kids in the park and live music playing as we pack for our 2022 trip. More on that later, but first, I thought I’d share a summary recap of 2021 travels.
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October 3: Dull skies rained steadily as we detoured into Strasbourg. But serendipity! There we found the best food and best music of our trip to the Rhine region.
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October 4-8: In Colmar, four-hundred-year-old half-timbered houses line the canals, looking for all the world like gingerbread with thick pastel frosting. With that kind of charm, great local white wine, and fascinating history, even the rain couldn’t dampen our mood.
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Friday, October 8: En route to the Black Forest, we stopped in Freiburg on a whim. Three unexpected and delightful surprises awaited us; we are so glad we stopped!
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Friday, October 1 So, I did it – I drove a track car on the Nürburgring Nordschleife! The 12.9-miles both terrified and thrilled. I wish I could have kept going!
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September 2021 Jean and I are exploring White Wine and Black Forest! We explored Rhine and Mosel River wine regions and their castles, and are now in Alsace in north-east France. Next… epic “driver’s road” through the Black Forest on our way to Baden Baden
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