Best of Germany, Austria and
Switzerland in 14 days
Sept 23-Oct 8, 2010
You are now in the Black Forest
(Schwarzwald)...... be careful as there are
werewolves, scorcers, witches and devils
believed to inhabit the area. To balance the
evil, the good news is, there are benevolent
Pictured below is what I call a cake!! I
tried a small piece of Black Forest Cake in
Baden Baden and it was very light as the
filling and frosting are both whipped
This VW is topped with the
famous Bollenhut (pompom
hat) which also adorns women
on traditional holidays.
Sausages and more sausages...
you are in Germany!!
The above house was brought down
from the upper forest. It was owned by
the same family since the 1600's. Several
generations of family shared the home.
The girls had bedrooms and the
boys slept in the loft above the
cows. They fed the cows by
dropping hay down from the loft
and the heat from the cows rose up
to keep them warm at night.