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Jan 4, 2012 - Friedrichshafen

And so, on to Friedrichshafen, on the shores of Lake Constance, home to the Zeppelin. More to follow ............ Next day, and the weather has turned to crap. Gale force winds, rain, freezing cold. We were going to do a lake cruise across to Konstanz on the other side of the lake, but all ferry services have been cancelled due to the weather. So instead we opt for a visit to the Zeppelin museum. It's a fascinating display. Takes you through the historical development of the airship industry, from basic hot air balloons through to the...

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Jul 11, 2011 - Neuwanstein Castle – Fussen, Germany

Neuwanstein Castle – Fussen, Germany We left our B&B this morning. We were supposed to stay for three nights but we were very unhappy with it. Everything else we have booked has surpassed what we expected – unfortunately this one was quite the opposite. Also the lady who ran it did not allow the place to have a very nice atmosphere. Don’t need that on holiday – we were out of there. She wasn’t impressed but there you go! During Jonathan’s run in the morning he had seen heaps of grass that was well maintained but no stock. So obviously this...

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Jul 29, 2008 - Friedrichshafen and the Zeppelin Museum

Took the train to Lake Constance (aka Bodensee) and Friedrichshafen. The lake actually borders Germany and part of Switzerland (and I think Austria, too, in one spot.) The Alps are on one side with a lot of water activities and beaches. The spot where we were had ferries across the lake and lots of pedal boats that look like race cars and also have slides on them! The Zeppelin Museum ("which Kevin has wanted to see since he was 2") was really interesting. They have reconstructed part of the Hindenburg inside of the museum and you can walk...

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